An Interesting BC Poet


(flatsigned Talonbooks softcover, 1982; cover–right hand panel of a triptych by Jack Shadbolt photographed by John Evans; author photo by John Mastromonaco)

Victoria-born Phyllis Webb (1927-) is a brilliant Imagist poet who was educated at McGill and UBC. She went on to teach university English at UBC, U of Victoria, U of A, and the Banff School of Fine Arts. A poet, script writer, essayist, and reviewer, Webb also worked for the CBC as a program organizer and was involved in political activities. The Vision Tree collection of poems won the Governor General Award in 1982. She now lives on Salt Spring Island.

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