About the Author

Garry Thomas Morse


Author

Garry Thomas Morse has had two books of poetry published by LINEbooks, Transversals for Orpheus (2006) and Streams (2007); two collections of fiction, Death in Vancouver (2009) and Minor Episodes / Major Ruckus (2012), published by Talonbooks; and two books of poetry published by Talonbooks, After Jack (2010) and Discovery Passages (2011). Discovery Passages was a finalist for both the Governor General’s Award for Poetry and the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, and was voted One of the Top Ten Poetry Collections of 2011 by the Globe and Mail and One of the Best Ten Aboriginal Books from the past decade by the CBC’s 8th Fire. Morse’s work is regularly published in literary magazines, journals, and anthologies, and studied at post-secondary institutions, including the University of British Columbia and Simon Fraser University. Morse is the recipient of the 2008 City of Vancouver Mayor’s Arts Award for Emerging Artist and has twice been selected as runner-up for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry.