Ken Babstock 
Author

Poems

Original

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Windspeed english

The Brave english

The Minds of the Higher Animals english

Verificationist english

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Essentialist english

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Materialist english

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Late Drive Toward Innisfil english

Marram Grass english

Ken Babstock 
Author

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* 19.01.1970, Newfoundland , Canada
lives in: Toronto, Canada

Ken Babstock was born in Newfoundland in 1970.

He worked as Poetry Faculty at the Banff Centre for the Arts and currently lives in Toronto, where he is the poetry editor for the Toronto-based press House of Anansi.

His poems have appeared in several Canadian Journals and anthologies, including The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, PRISM International and Canadian Literature. His poems have been translated into Dutch, Serbo-Croatian, Latvian, and German.

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He won the Milton Acorn People's Poetry Prize e and the Atlantic Poetry Prize for his collection Mean.

Babstock's most recent collection, Airstream Land Yacht, won the Trillium Book Award, was shortlisted for the 2007 Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize, and was nominated for the 2006 Governor General's Award for poetry.

Publications
  • Mean

    Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 1999

  • Days into Flatspin

    Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2001

  • Airstream Land Yacht

    Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2006

  • Methodist Hatchet

    Poems

    Toronto: House of Anansi Press, 2011

Awards
  • 1997 Canadian National Magazine Awards

  • 1999 Milton Acorn People’s Poet Award

  • 2000 Atlantic Poetry Prize

  • 2007 Trillium Book Award

  • K.M. Hunter Award

  • 2012 Griffin Poetry Prize - Canadian Winner

  • 2014 Latner Writers' Trust Poetry Prize

Links
  • Ken Babstock @ Poetry International Web

    More poems of Ken Babstock in original and english translations and further information about the poet.

    Website (en)