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Steven Ross Smith (Banff)

Steven Ross Smith

Steven Ross Smith, writer and sound poet, has published eleven books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, and has appeared on more than ten recordings in group and solo contexts. A creator and performer of sound poetry for three decades in collaborative and solo contexts, his poetry book fluttertongue book 3: disarray, won the 2005 Saskatchewan Book Awards Book of the Year Award. The chapbook Pliny’s Knickers, a collaboration between Smith, poet Hilary Clark and artist Betsy Rosenwald, won the 2006 bpNichol Chapbook Award. His most recent book – fluttertongue 4: adagio for the pressured surround, was short-listed for the 2007 Saskatchewan Book Award for Poetry. Smith has performed his work and/or been published in England, Holland, Russia, Portugal, USA, and Canada. He is currently the Director of Literary Arts at The Banff Centre.




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