Roo Borson





Roo Borson


Born
in Berkeley, California, The United States
January 20, 1952

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Ruth Elizabeth Borson, who writes under the name Roo Borson (born 20 January 1952 in Berkeley, California) is a Canadian poet who lives in Toronto. She is a graduate of the University of British Columbia.

She has received many awards for her work, including the Governor General's Literary Award, 2004, and the Griffin Poetry Prize, 2005 for Short Journey Upriver Toward Oishida. She lives in Toronto with poet Kim Maltman, and with Maltman and Andy Patton is a member of the collaborative performance poetry ensemble Pain Not Bread.

Average rating: 3.95 · 85 ratings · 9 reviews · 15 distinct works · Similar authors
Short Journey Upriver Towar...

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Rain; road; an open boat

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Night Walk: Selected Poems

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The Intent, or Weight of th...

4.60 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1989
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Water Memory

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The Whole Night Coming Home

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Personal History

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A Sad Device

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Introduction To The Introdu...

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Landfall

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