Planet earth : poems selected and new / P.K. Page ; edited, and with an introduction by Eric Ormsby.

Main Author: Page, P. K. 1916-
Published: Erin, Ont. : Porcupine's Quill, c2002.
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Item Description: Includes index.
Poems.
Physical Description: 205 p. ; 23 cm.
Language: English
ISBN: 0889842523 (pbk.) :
Author Notes: P. K. Page 1916-2010 P. K. (Patricia Kathleen) Page was born in Dorset, England on November 23, 1916 and moved to Canada in 1919.

She was a founder of the magazine, "Preview" and a scripwriter for the National Film Board. Her work "the Metal and the Flower," won her the Governor General's Award. She has also won the Oscar Blumenthal Award for Poetry, the National Magazine Award, the Canadian Authors' Association Literary Award and the Hubert Evans Prize for "Brazilian Journal." In addition, she was the recipient of the Banff Centre of Fine Arts National Award in 1989 and she is a Life Member of the League of Canadian Poets.

Although most known for her writing, Page is also an artist. She exhibits her paintings under the name P. K. Irwin (as she is the wife of diplomat Arthur Irwin). Her works are in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Canada and the Art Gallery of Ontario.

She died on January 14, 2010

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