Tim Bowling

Tim Bowling has published thirteen collections of poetry, including his Selected Poems (Nightwood Editions 2013), which won the Robert Kroetsch City of Edmonton Book Prize. Twice shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award, his poetry has also received three Alberta Book Awards, two Canadian Authors Association Awards, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. In 2015, he served as the Canadian judge of the Griffin International Poetry Prize. His most recent collection, The Duende of Tetherball, appeared in 2016. Also a novelist and non-fiction writer, Bowling is set to publish his fifth novel, The Heavy Bear (Wolsak and Wynn 2017), a narrative dealing with Edmonton, the teaching profession, silent film, and, of course, poetry.

Tim’s most recent books of poetry include The Duende of Tetherball (Nightwood Editions, 2016), Circa Nineteen Hundred and Grief (Gaspereau Press, 2014), Selected Poems (Nightwood Editions, 2013), and In The Suicide’s Library: A Book Lover’s Journey (Gaspereau Press, 2010).