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Russell Thornton

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Russell Thorntonís collection The Hundred Lives (2014) was shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize. His Birds, Metals, Stones & Rain (2013) was shortlisted for the Governor Generalís Literary Award for Poetry, the Raymond Souster Award and the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. His other titles†include The Fifth Window, A Tunisian Notebook, House Built of Rain (shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and the ReLit Award for poetry) and The Human Shore. Thorntonís poetry has appeared in several anthologies, among them In Fine Form, Love Me True, Rocksalt: An Anthology of Contemporary BC Poetry, Open Wide a Wilderness: Canadian Nature Poems and Best Canadian Poetry in English 2012. His poems have been featured several times on Vancouver buses as part of BCís Poetry in Transit. After living for periods of time in Montreal, then in Aberystwyth, Wales, and then in Salonica, Greece, he has lived for the past number of years where he was born and grew up, in North Vancouver.


Book Cover Birds, Metals, Stones and Rain
978-1-55017-601-8 · 1-55017-601-3 · March 2013 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
Book Cover The Broken Face
978-1-55017-844-9 · 1-55017-844-X · September 2018 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95

A masterful new collection by Griffin Poetry Prize finalist Russell Thornton.

Book Cover House Built of Rain
978-1-55017-281-2 · 1-55017-281-6 · April 2003 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
Shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay BC Book Prize.
Book Cover The Human Shore
978-1-55017-385-7 · 1-55017-385-5 · October 2006 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
An accomplished collection by a poet sure to leave an indelible mark on Canadian poetry.