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Tim Bowling

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Tim Bowling has published numerous poetry collections, including Low Water Slack; Dying Scarlet (winner of the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry); Darkness and Silence (winner of the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry); The Witness Ghost and The Memory Orchard (both nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award); and his Selected Poems (winner of the Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize). Bowling’s work in poetry and prose has been honoured with two Canadian Authors Association Awards; two Writers' Trust of Canada nominations; a Guggenheim Fellowship; five Alberta Book Awards; the Acorn-Plantos People’s Poetry Award; and a Roderick Haig-Brown Award nomination. Bowling served as the 2015 Canadian judge for the Griffin International Poetry Prize.


Book Cover The Book Collector
978-0-88971-235-5 · 0-88971-235-2 · November 2008 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
“...hauntingly imagined and deftly crafted.” —Canadian Literature
Book Cover Darkness and Silence
978-0-88971-175-4 · 0-88971-175-5 · 2001 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
Winner of the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry
Book Cover Downriver Drift
978-1-55017-220-1 · 1-55017-220-4 · 2000 · Paperback
CAD$21.95 · USD$21.95
The compelling and critically-acclaimed debut novel by one of Canada's top poets.
Book Cover The Duende of Tetherball
978-0-88971-325-3 · 0-88971-325-1 · October 2016 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95
Book Cover Dying Scarlet
978-0-88971-164-8 · 0-88971-164-X · 1997 · Paperback
CAD$17.95 · USD$17.95
Named for the poem that won Tim Bowling the 1997 Petra Kenney International Poetry Prize, Dying Scarlet has also captured Alberta's 2000 Stephan G. Stephasson Poetry Award and established Tim Bowling as one of our country's best poets.
Book Cover The Lost Coast: Salmon, Memory and the Death of Wild Culture
978-0-88971-211-9 · 0-88971-211-5 · September 2007 · Hardback
CAD$29.95 · USD$29.95
Book Cover Low Water Slack
978-0-88971-161-7 · 0-88971-161-5 · 1995 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
"Tim Bowling's first book, Low Water Slack, is a rare find. Accomplished, assured, and stocked with memorable imagery, it trumpets the presence of a huge new talent." -The Antigonish Review
Book Cover Selected Poems
978-0-88971-278-2 · 0-88971-278-6 · April 2013 · Hardback
CAD$22.95 · USD$22.95
Book Cover Tenderman
978-0-88971-259-1 · 0-88971-259-X · August 2011 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95
Book Cover Where the Words Come From: Canadian Poets in Conversation
978-0-88971-184-6 · 0-88971-184-4 · February 2002 · Paperback
CAD$22.95 · USD$22.95
A first of its kind! - Canada's best-known poets are interviewed by its up-and-coming poets.
Book Cover The Witness Ghost
978-0-88971-191-4 · 0-88971-191-7 · March 2003 · Paperback
CAD$15.95 · USD$15.95
Shortlisted for the 2003 Governor General's Award for Poetry.