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George Harry Bowering Edit Profile

consultant , language educator , writer

George Harry Bowering, Canadian writer, consultant, language educator. Served with Royal Canadian Air Force, 1954-1957. Member of Association Canada television and Radio Artists.

Background

Bowering, George Harry was born on December 1, 1936 in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. Son of Ewart Harry and Pearl Patricia (Brinson) Bowering.

Education

Student, Victoria College, 1953—1954. Bachelor, University British Columbia, 1960. Master of Arts, University British Columbia, 1963.

Postgraduate, University Western Ontario, 1966—1967.

Career

Assistant professor American literature University Calgary, Canada, 1963-1966. Writer in residence Sir George Williams University, Montreal, 1967-1968, assistant professor, 1968-1971. Professor Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, 1972—2001.

Poet laureate of Canada.

Works

Membership

Served with Royal Canadian Air Force, 1954-1957. Member of Association Canada television and Radio Artists.

Connections

Married Angela May Luoma, December 14, 1962. 1 daughter, Thea Claire.

father:
Ewart Harry Bowering

mother:
Pearl Patricia (Brinson) Bowering

spouse:
Angela May Luoma

child:
Thea Claire Bowering