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Sibum, Norm 1947-

SIBUM, Norm 1947-

PERSONAL:

Born July 2, 1947, in Oberammergau, Germany. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: "Self-educated." Politics: "Vaguely liberal."

ADDRESSES:

Home—6077 Sherbrooke St. W., No. 202, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H4A 1Y2. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER:

Poet.

WRITINGS:

POETRY

Among Other Howls in the Storm, Pulp Press (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada), 1982.

Cafe Poems, Oberon Press (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), 1988.

Narratives and Continuations, Oberon Press (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada), 1990.

In Laban's Field, Carcanet Press (Manchester, England), 1993.

The November Propertius, Carcanet Press (Manchester, England), 1998.

Girls and Handsome Dogs, Porcupine's Quill Press (Erin, Ontario, Canada), 2002.

Intimations of a Realm in Jeopardy, Porcupine's Quill Press (Erin, Ontario, Canada), in press.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

Gardens of the Interregnum, poetry.

SIDELIGHTS:

Norm Sibum told CA: "My primary motivation for writing is that I don't know how to do anything else. My work is influenced by many writers, but mostly the 'classical' canon. I still have no idea what inspires me to write."

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