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Gail Fox

Gail Fox, poet (b at Willimantic, Conn 5 Feb 1942).

Fox, Gail

Gail Fox, poet (b at Willimantic, Conn 5 Feb 1942). Fox immigrated to Canada in 1963 and came to public attention in the late 1960s and early 1970s as part of a group of writers centered at Queen's and led by poets Tom MARSHALL and David HELWIG and associated with the journal Quarry, which she later edited. Her collections of intense yet often lyrical poetry include Dangerous Season (1969), The Royal Collector of Dreams (1970), Flight of the Pterodactyl (1973), The Ringmaster's Circus (1973), God's Odd Look (1976), Houses of God (1983) and Deepening the Colours (1987).

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