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Ursell, Geoffrey

URSELL, Geoffrey

URSELL, Geoffrey. Canadian, b. 1943. Genres: Poetry, Novels, Poetry, Plays/Screenplays. Career: University of Regina, Regina, Canada, lecturer, 1975-79; special assistant professor in English, 1980-81 and 1982-83; writer. Writer in residence at Saskatoon Public Library, 1984-85. Publications: Trap Lines (poetry), 1982; Perdue, or, How the West Was Lost (novel), 1984; Sky High: Stories fom Saskatchewan, 1988; Way Out West! (short stories), 1989; The Look-Out Tower (poetry), 1989; Prairie Jungle (childrens book). Work represented in anthologies. Contributor to periodicals. PLAYS: The Park (one-act), 1972; The Running of the Deer (two-act), 1978; The Pablum Gang, 1982; The Magician's Christmas, 1982; Saskatoon Pie!, 1982. PLAYS WITH B. SAPERGIA: The Tenth Negative Pig, 1980; (and K. Mitchell) Year of the Moose!, 1982; Space Mutants, 1983; The Willow Bunch Giant, 1983. Work excerpted in periodicals. RADIO PLAYS: Radio Waves, 1978; (with B. Sapergia) The Giant Who Wept, 1979; The Great Bridge Plan to Pass over Saskatchewan, 1980; (with S. Scriver) Language and Violence, 1982. Has written music for plays, recordings and films. EDITOR: (co-) Number One Northern: Poetry from Saskatchewan, 1977; Saskatchewan Gold (short stories), 1982; (with W. Tefs and A. Van Herk) Due West, 1996. Address: 2226 MacTavish St., Regina, SK, Canada S4T 3X2.

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