Russell Thornton (writer)
Russell Thornton is a Canadian poet. His book House Built of Rain (2003) was a shortlisted nominee for the 2004 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and the 2004 ReLit Award. His collection Birds, Metals, Stones and Rain (2013) was a shortlisted nominee for the Governor General's Award for English-language poetry at the 2013 Governor General's Awards, the 2014 Raymond Souster Award and the 2014 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize. His collection The Hundred Lives (2014) was a shortlisted nominee for the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize.
|Born||North Vancouver, British Columbia|
|Period||2000s -- present|
|Notable works||The Hundred Lives (2014); Birds, Metals, Stones & Rain (2013)|
He is based in North Vancouver, British Columbia.
- 2000 The Fifth Window
- 2002 A Tunisian Notebook
- 2003 House Built of Rain
- 2006 The Human Shore
- 2013 Birds, Metals, Stones & Rain
- 2014 The Hundred Lives
- 2018 The Broken Face
- "P.K. Page first winner of top B.C. literature award". Vancouver Sun, March 25, 2004.
- "ReLit Awards: Poetry - Canadian Books & Authors". www.canadianauthors.net. Retrieved 2016-04-25.
- "Local poet didn't know it". Winnipeg Free Press, October 3, 2013.
- "Local poet wins national prize". Telegraph-Journal, June 12, 2014.
- "Short lists for B.C. Book Prizes announced". Vancouver Sun, March 12, 2014.
- "Griffin Poetry Prize | 2015 Shortlist". Griffin Poetry Prize. Retrieved 2016-04-25.
- Biography, poetry excerpts from Griffin Poetry Prize website
- A Poetic Reconciling of Forces: The Malahat Review Interview with Russell Thornton
- Celebration of Canadian Poetry -- Russell Thornton presented by Bruce Hunter
- Poetry in Voice
- Prism International Interview with Russell Thornton
- Russell Thornton reflects on icons, art and imagination: The Costal Spectator Interview with Russell Thornton
- Rusty Talk With Russell Thornton -- The Rusty Toque Interview with Russell Thornton
- Six Questions with Russell Thornton
- Any Semblance of Departure Will Be a Continuation: An Interview with Russell Thornton