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Glen Sorestad
Location
Saskatoon
Audience Age Groups
Secondary (Grades 10-12)
Adults

Glen Sorestad

Glen Sorestad is a Saskatoon writer of poetry and prose. He served as Saskatchewan's first Poet Laureate(2000-2004), becoming Canada's first provincially appointed poet laureate. Sorestad is the author of over twenty books of poetry and has written and published many short stories. His poetry has been translated into eight languages,has been broadcast on radio in several countries, and has appeared in over 70 anthologies and textbooks as well as countless literary magazines, journals and e-zines across North America and in other countries. He has given over 400 public readings throughout Canada and in nearly twenty states, in France, Norway, Finland, Slovenia and Cuba. Among his published poetry volumes are two bilingual editions, A Thief of Impeccable Taste (English/Spanish) and Selected Poems from Dancing Birches (Italian/English). Sorestad is a Member of the Order of Canada. He is allso a recipient of both The Queen's Golden Jubilee Medal and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee Medal.


Publications

Selected Poems from Dancing Birches

Impremix Edizioni Visual Grafika, 2020

Water and Rock (with Jim Harris)

LCM Press, 2017

Hazards of Eden: Poems from the Southwest

Lamar University Press, 2015

Along Okema Road

Rubicon Press, 2013

A Thief of Impeccable Taste

Sand Crab Books, 2011

What We Miss

Thistledown Press, 2010

Road Apples

Rubicon Press, 2009

Language of Horse

Coracle Press, 2007

Halo of Morning

Leaf Press, 2006

Blood & Bone, Ice & Stone

Thistledown Press, 2005

Grasses & Gravestones

Smoky Peace Press, 2003

Dreaming My Grandfather's Dreams

Frog Hollow Press, 2002

Leaving Holds Me Here

Thistledown Press, 2001

Today I Belong to Agnes

Ekstasis Editions, 2000

Icons of Flesh

Ekstasis Editions, 1998

Birchbark Meditations

Writers of the Plains series, 1996

Jan Lake Sharing(with Jim Harris)

privately printed, 1993

West Into Night

Thistledown Press, 1991

Air Canada Owls

Nightwood Editions, 1990

Stalking Place(with Peter Christensen & Jim Harris)

Hawk Press, 1988

Hold the Rain in Your Hands

Coteau Books, 1985

Jan Lake Poems

Harbour Publishing, 1984

Ancestral Dances

Thistledown Press, 1979

Pear Seeds in My Mouth

Sesame Press, 1977

Prairie Pub Poems

Thistledown Press, 1976

Wind Songs

Thistledown Press, 1975

Periodicals

Arts Alive San Antonio
Year: 2020
Category: Newspaper/Magazine/Trade Journal
Burningword Literary Journal
Year: 2020
Category: Literary Journal
Devour: Art and Lit Canada
Year: 2020
Category: Literary Journal
Loud Coffee Press
Year: 2020
Category: Literary Journal
Poetry Quarterly
Year: 2020
Category: Literary Journal
The Blue Nib (Ireland)
Year: 2020
Category: Literary Journal
Your Daily Poem
Year: 2020
Category: Literary Journal
Amarillo Bay
Year: 2019
Category: Literary Journal
Bindweed Magazine
Year: 2019
Category: Literary Journal
Contemporary Literary Review India
Year: 2019
Category: Literary Journal
Culture Cult Magazine (India)
Year: 2019
Category: Literary Journal
Dime Show Review
Year: 2019
Category: Literary Journal
Grain Magazine
Year: 2019
Category: Literary Journal
Poliscritture (Italy)
Year: 2019
Category: Literary Journal
The Honest Ulsterman (N. Ireland)
Year: 2019
Category: Literary Journal
Wellington Street Review
Year: 2019
Category: Literary Journal
Grain Magazine
Year: 2018
Category: Literary Journal
Journal of Italian Translation
Year: 2018
Category: Literary Journal
Now Then Magazine, Manchester (U.K.)
Year: 2018
Category: Newspaper/Magazine/Trade Journal
poetrymagazine.com
Year: 2018
Category: Literary Journal
Cafe Aphra
Year: 2017
Category: Literary Journal
The Journal (U.K.)
Year: 2017
Category: Literary Journal
The Wagon Magazine (India)
Year: 2017
Category: Literary Journal
Triadae Magazine (Spain)
Year: 2017
Category: Literary Journal
Amarillo Bay
Year: 2016
Category: Literary Journal
Contemporary Verse 2
Year: 2016
Category: Literary Journal
Peacock Journal
Year: 2016
Category: Literary Journal
Stride Magazine (U.K.)
Year: 2016
Category: Literary Journal
the society
Year: 2016
Category: Literary Journal
Between the Lines: Journal of Hockey Literature
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal
Malpais Review
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal
Monday's Poem
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal
Numero Cinq
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal
poetrymagazine.com
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal
Provo Canyon Review
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal
Texas Poetry Calendar
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal
The Lost Country
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal
Unbroken Journal
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal
Versindaba (S. Africa)
Year: 2015
Category: Literary Journal

Genres

Fiction
  • Literary
Poetry
  • Literary

Services

Editing
  • Copyediting
  • Substantive/Structural Editing
Genre Writing
  • Creative Non-Fiction
  • Literary/Creative Fiction
  • Memoir
  • Poetry
Lecturing/Public Speaking
  • Conferences
  • Keynote Addresses
Teaching/Instruction
  • Writer-in-Residence
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