Patrick Friesen

Patrick Friesen has published more than a dozen books of poetry, a book of essays and, with P. K. Brask, co-translations of several Danish poets, including Ulrikka Gernes’ Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments which was short-listed for the 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize. Friesen has also written stage and radio plays, text for dance, and has recorded two CDs of spoken word and improv music with Marilyn Lerner. In 2018 his book of poetry, Songen, was published with Mother Tongue, and his play A Short History of Crazy Bone was staged by Theatre Projects Manitoba.