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

Versions of North

By John Harris / 2011 November 5
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John Harris “does” G.P. Lainsbury’s long poem, Versions of North, thus establishing Lainsbury as a serious force in B.C. Poetry.

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The New Ken Belford: Reaching Out without Selling Out

By John Harris / 2010 June 10
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John Harris gives Ken Belford’s new book of poems the kind of close reading poets ought to be willing to kill to get, even when it doesn’t entirely come out the way they’d want.

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A Florida Christmas Story

By John Harris / 2009 December 24
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In the spirit of this Yuletide, John Harris posts a retelling of what Good King Wenceslas really did upon the Feast of Stephen–according to a now Florida-based neo-Capitalist culture hero of yore. Merry Christmas, all!

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More on Juxtaposition

By John Harris / 2009 November 25
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John Harris loses his temper at the dooneyscafe.com editors, and then quickly regains control of it. Thus, the editors get what they asked for, and the universe continues to unfold as it should.

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Of Juxtaposition

By John Harris / 2009 November 18
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John Harris posts a review of Cecil Giscombe’s new book of poems

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Reading the Entrails: A forensic review of Conrad Black’s FDR

By John Harris / 2009 February 2
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John Harris examines Conrad Black’s treatment of F.D.R. and finds some surprises.

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The Take

By John Harris / 2008 July 23
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John Harris reads George Stanley's book length poem, Vancouver: A Poem
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Earle Birney’s Contribution

By John Harris / 2008 May 28
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John Harris files another section in the work-in-progress he's calling, not so simply, The English Department
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Dragland: A Retrospective Review

By John Harris / 2008 March 9
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The latest installment of John Harris's Lives of the English Department.

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Sermon on the Mont: Louis Dudek’s Post-Modernist Cantos (I-VI)

By John Harris / 2008 February 16
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An essay about poetry, Louis Dudek, Ezra Pound, their critics, and more.

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