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Comprehensive information about David Donnell including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. David Donnell (born 13 October 1939 in St. Marys, Ontario ) a Canadian poet and writer, Donnell moved to Toronto in 1958 before publishing his first book. Poems (1961), During this period Donnell frequented the Bohemian Embassy, where Margaret Atwood, Gwendolyn MacEwen, Milton Acorn, and other poets established their reputations. In conjunction with John Robert Colombo, Donnell printed Atwood's first book Double Persephone (1961) Donnell Published The Blue Sky poems 1974-77 examining the relationships of his life from an oblique perspective, then Dangerous Crossings (1980) followed by A Poem About Poland Donnell won the Canadian Comic Poet Award in 1981, and the 1983 Governor General's Award for English language poetry for his collection Settlements. Donnell continued publishing with Water Street days (1989) where he examines his past and his childhood; the poems are narrative confessions; and China blues (1992) Donnell's poetry offers perspectives about city life and the stresses and ironic staples of urban life. David Donnell's poetry is known for its escalating fascination with prose fiction that becomes more dominant in the final sections of China Blues and Water Street Days, and becoming an important feature in his publishing of Dancing In The Dark (1996). David Donnell also received Therafields Chapbook Award, 1986. City of Toronto Book Award, 1993. This educational David Donnell resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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