bissett, bill, 1939-

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bill bissett (1939- ), poet, artist and musician, was born in Halifax and educated at the University of British Columbia where he received his B.A. in 1956. He founded Blewointment Press in 1962 as a medium for young poets and published several of his own volumes under its imprint. bissett is the author of several books of poetry including, ’Fires in the temple,’ (1966), ’Nobody owns the earth,’ (1972), ’Medicine my mouths on fire,’ (1974), ’Canada gees [sic] mate for life,’ (1985), and ’Inkorrect thots,’[sic] (1992). bissett has held several solo art exhibits in Vancouver, Toronto and London (Ont.). In addition, he has recorded several albums with his band The Luddites including ’Luddites,’ (1988), ’Shining spirit,’ (1989), and ’Luddites dreemin uv th nite,’ [sic] (1991).

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Malyon, Carol,1933- (1933-)

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2009

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co-authored 'griddle talk'

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