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Richard Weiser

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Richard Weiser is a poet, musician and playwright. His work has been published internationally in journals such as Acumen, Blank Spaces and 99 Pine Street and produced at The Toronto Fringe Festival. The League of Canadian Poets selected Moses' Staff for their daily Poetry Pause. He's written ads for almost 20 years and recently won a Cannes Lion (advertising's version of the Oscar). Richard studied creative writing at York University with Don Coles and Robert Casto. He's written a biography of the Canadian painter Tom Thomson (Dragon Hill Publishing 2021) and is working on a novel set during the First Crusade. ...more

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Richard Weiser I've been a fan of Tom Thomson and his art since I learned about him in grade 6 way back in the 1980s. I started to write about him after I finished c…moreI've been a fan of Tom Thomson and his art since I learned about him in grade 6 way back in the 1980s. I started to write about him after I finished college at the turn of the century. Believe it or not, I've been researching and writing off and on–mostly off–for almost 20 years!(less)
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Author of The Real Mystery of Tom Thomson Richard Weiser speaks with Hugh Elliott about writing, poetry and Tom Thomson! And we are giving away a copy of his book! https://cantsellthispodcast.com/richa...
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Published on November 22, 2021 06:07 Tags: art, canada, canlit, history, painting, tom-thomson

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The Real Mystery of Tom Thomson by Richard  Weiser
"A great insight into an amazing painter. It was a well written book that provided an interesting insight into one of Canada's greatest artists."
The Real Mystery of Tom Thomson by Richard  Weiser
"I have to say that Richards book was one of the best books I’ve ever read, and I read many. I found I wasn’t able to put it down which caused many sleepless nights. His writing style was both eloquent and easy to follow, I would highly recommend this" Read more of this review »
The Real Mystery of Tom Thomson by Richard  Weiser
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