Yucho Chow re-discovered

“Author and curator, Catherine Clement (left) has won B.C.’s top award for historical writing for her book about an early Vancouver photographer whose work was almost forgotten.” FULL STORY

Medievalist’s contemporary poetry

November 19th, 2020

Medievalist, political activist and retired professor emerita of SFU’s English department, Sheila Delany has published a collection of poems, Crowded Mirror (Durga 2019). The bawdiness of Chaucer echos in her work. In Piss-Poem she writes: Last night I dreamt I wanted to write poetry and / to piss. Same thing: extrusion, exposé — / but be sure to put it in / the right place. In another poem, Birthday eve, Delany declares: If there’s two things I know / how to do in the dark, / one of them is write. 9781771367660

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