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John Harris is the author of 'Small Rain," "Other Art" and "Tungsten John." He lives in Prince George, B.C.

Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (3)

By John Harris / 2013 June 19
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John Harris continues his extended essay on the Coleridges, Wordsworth, Southey and company, part of the “Poet and Son” series.

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (2)

By John Harris / 2013 June 12
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Part two of John Harris’s extended essay on Samuel Coleridge, his son Hartley, and William Wordsworth, from the series “Poet and Son.” An exploration of 19th century poetry, child-rearing, opium smoking, and thinking about nature.

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Poet and Son: Hartley Coleridge (1)

By John Harris / 2013 June 5
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John Harris’s “Poet and Son” series looks at Hartley and Samuel Taylor Coleridge, in the first part of an extended essay on the Coleridges and their literary friends.

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Poet and Son: Hamnet Shakespeare

By John Harris / 2013 May 29
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John Harris’s series Poet and Son looks at William and Hamnet Shakespeare.

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Poet and Son: Wat Raleigh

By John Harris / 2013 May 22
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John Harris’s “Poet and Son” series tells the tale of Walter and Wat Raleigh.

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Poet and Son: William Gascoigne

By John Harris / 2013 May 15
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The second of John Harris’s series “Poet and Son” is about George and William Gascoigne.

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Poet and Son: Lewis Chaucer

By John Harris / 2013 May 7
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The first of John Harris’s series-in-progress, “Poet and Son,” is about Geoffrey and Lewis Chaucer.

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Self-Publish or Perish

By John Harris / 2012 November 2
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John Harris goes to the Writers Union AGM to learn about self-publishing. Here’s his report on what he learned

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Megaballers: Charlotte Gill’s Eating Dirt

By John Harris / 2012 June 1
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John Harris takes on Charlotte Gill’s award winning book on treeplanting. He thinks it’s pretty good, but better on forestry and treeplanting than on the treeplanters themselves.

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Who Killed CanLit?

By John Harris / 2012 March 26
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John Harris looks at the recent Canadian Notes and Queries issue on who killed CanLit, whether or not it’s really dead, and whether a bunch of comfortable white guys are positioned to determine its condition.

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