Calder Alison

Alison Calder was born in London, England, and grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. She lived in London, Ontario, and Vancouver, BC, before moving to Winnipeg, where she teaches in the English Department at the University of Manitoba. She has published two poetry collections.

Finalist, Pat Lowther Memorial Award, 2008
Finalist, Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, 2008
Winner, Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, Manitoba Book Awards, 2008
Winner, Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry/Prix Lansdowne de Poesie, Manitoba Book Awards, 2008
Finalist, John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer, Manitoba
Book Awards, 2008

Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award, 2004
Finalist, Alfred G. Bailey Prize, 2004
Finalist, Bronwen Wallace Memorial Award, 2002

Selected Publications
In the Tiger Park (Coteau Books, 2014) ISBN: 1550505764
Wolf Tree (Coteau Books, 2007) ISBN: 1550503596
Ghost Works: Improvisations in Letters and Poems (co-written with Jeanette Lynes, JackPine Press, 2007) ISBN: 9780978224813

Selected Anthologies
Desire Never Leaves: The Poetry of Tim Lilburn (Wilfred Laurier University Press, 2006) ISBN: 0889205147

Books in Print
History, Literature, and the Writing of the Canadian Prairies (co-wrote with Robert Wardhaugh, University of Manitoba Press, 2005) ISBN: 0997556825
Settlers of the Marsh: A Critical Edition (Borealis, 2006) ISBN: 1896133525
Over Prairie Trails: A Critical Edition (Borealis, 2010) ISBN: 1896133805

Alison Calder