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Robert Priest

The Unfortunate Genius
and his ‘Winkle’



Dickhead


How to Swallow a Pig


Robert Priest

Robert Priest Home Page
www.interlog.com/~rpriest

Robert Priest

Robert Priest is a poet, songwriter, playwright, and novelist. He has performed his poems and songs on radio, TV, in many milieus across the continent, and in Great Britain. As a writer for both children and adults, he has conducted workshops for a wide variety of age groups. In 1989 he was writer-in-residence at the Parry Sound Public Library. He has also taught at Canadore College, University of Toronto, Seneca College, and Ryerson Polytechnic University. His rock videos have been widely shown on MuchMusic, while several of his children’s songs have been broadcast as Sesame Street segments.

Awards
The Milton Acorn Memorial People’s Poetry Award, 1989.

Publications
The Visible Man. (Unfinished Monument Press, 1979).
Sadness of Spacemen. (Dreadnaught Press, 1981).
The Robert Priest E.P. (record). (Airwave Records, 1982).
The Man Who Broke Out of the Letter X. (Coach House Press, 1984).
Summerlong (record, with The Boinks). (GTel Records, 1984).
Three Roberts on Childhood. (Moonstone Press, 1985).
The Short Hockey Career of Amazing Jany (children’s book). (Aya/Mercury Press, 1986).
Congo Toronto (record). (Robot Records, 1987).
The Ruby Hat (children’s verse). (Aya/Mercury Press, 1987).
The Mad Hand. (Coach House Press, 1988).
Ten Big Babies. (Black Moss Press, 1989).
The TEDS’ Lullabies and Playsongs. (Waterlily Music, 1990).
Rotweiler Pacifist. (Coach House Press/Music Gallery, 1990).
The TEDS’ Winterlong. (Waterlily Music, 1991).
Scream Blue Living: New and Selected Poems. (Mercury Press, 1992).
Day Songs, Night Songs. (Douglas & McIntyre, 1993).
Knights of the Endless Day. (Viking, 1993; Puffin Books, 1994).
The Ballad of the Blue Bonnet. (Groundwood Books, 1994).
Resurrection in the Cartoon. (ECW Press, 1997).

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Robert Priest Home Page
www.interlog.com/~rpriest


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