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Artist: Alice Major


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Alice Major – Author

Alice has published eight collections of poetry and a novel for young adults, and served as the first poet laureate for the city of Edmonton from 2005-2007. She came to Edmonton the long way round. She grew up in Dumbarton, Scotland –a small town on the banks of the Clyde, not far from Glasgow. Her family came to Canada when she was eight, and she grew up in Toronto before coming west to work as a reporter on The Williams Lake Tribune in British Columbia. She has been an active supporter of the arts and writing community:

Past president of the League of Canadian Poets, Past president of the Writers Guild of Alberta, Past chair of the Edmonton Arts Council. Founder, Edmonton Poetry Festival






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