David Solway | Bedrock | Gazelle Books


Author: David Solway | ISBN: 1550650416 : 9781550650419 | Format: Paperback | Size: 155x230mm | Pages: 106 | Weight: .196 Kg. | Published: IPG (Véhicule Press) – January 1993 | Availability: In Print | Subjects: Poetry texts & anthologies

This collection of poetry was inspired

by stays on various Greek islands and by the work of several poets the author has known and admired — Nikos, Gatsos, Henrik Nordtbrand, and Andreas Karavis. As with all books of travel poetry, Bedrock is a marriage of subject and object, self and other.

David Solway

was born in 1941. From McGill University he recieved both a BA in English and Philosophy in 1962, and a QMA in Philosophy in 1966. In the late 1960s he worked as a Lecturer in English Literature at McGill, a broadcaster and scriptwriter for the CBC, and an ESL teacher in Crete. He has taught at Dawson College and John Abbott College in Montreal, and at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In 1999 he was Writer-in-Residence at Concordia University in Montreal. He has won numerous awards and prizes for his work in both poetry and non-fiction. He currently resides in Hudson, Quebec.

Please read an interview with David Solway made by Shane Neilson in Spring 2003 here…


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