She. Fredericton, NB: Goose Lane, 2000.
Dipped in Shadow. Fredericton, NB: Goose Lane, 1996.
Drawing Down a Daughter. Fredericton, NB: Goose Lane, 1992.
The Conception of Winter. Stratford, ON: Williams-Wallace, 1989.
Travelling to Find a Remedy. Fredericton,
NB: Fiddlehead Poetry Books & Goose Lane Editions, 1986.
Translation Into Fiction. Fredericton, NB:
Fiddlehead Poetry Books & Goose Lane Editions, 1984.
Harris, Claire, and Edna Alford, eds. Kitchen Talk: Contemporary Women's Prose and Poetry. Red Deer, AL: Red Deer College Press, 1992.
Alford, Edna. Rev. of Kitchen Talk, by Claire
Harris. Books in Canada 22.2 (1993): 47.
Chamberlin, J. Edward. Come Back To Me My Language:
Poetry & the West Indies. Books in Canada 22.8
Chisholm, Ken. Rev. of She, by Claire Harris.
Pottersfield Portfolio 21.1 (2000): 6.
Clarke, George E. Harris, Philip, Brand: Three Authors
in Search of Literate Criticism. Journal of Canadian
Daurio, Beverley. Rev. of The Conception Of Winter,
by Claire Harris. Poetry Canada Review 11.3 (1990): 24-25.
Davis, Geoffrey V. Rev. of The Conception Of Winter, by Claire Harris. Canadian Literature 132 (1992): 157-160.
Dorscht, Susan R. Rev. of Grammar of Dissent: Poetry
& Prose, ed. Carol Morrell. Canadian Ethnic Studies
Gingell, Susan. Rev. of Fables From the Womens
Quarters & The Conception of Winter, by Claire
Gingell, Susan. Rev. of Dipped in Shadow,
by Claire Harris. Canadian Literature 157 (1998): 143-145.
Hilles, Robert. Rev. of Travelling To Find A Remedy,
by Claire Harris. Poetry Canada Review 9.2 (1988): 38.
Holbrook, Susan. Rev. of Dipped in Shadow,
by Claire Harris. Open Letter 10.2 (1998): 91-94.
Hunter, Lynette. After Modernism: Alternative Voices
in the Writings of Dionne Brand, Claire Harris and
Ings, Katharine N. Rev. of Dipped in Shadow,
by Claire Harris. Journal of Canadian Poetry 13 (1998):
Kuwabong, Dannabang. Reading the Gospel of Bakes:
Daughters Representations of Mothers in the Poetry
Kuwabong, Dannabang. The Mother as the Archetype
of Self: A Poetics of Matrilineage in the Poetry of Claire
Maart, Rozena. Rev. of Drawing Down A Daughter, by Claire Harris. Books In Canada 22.4 (1993): 48.
Morrell, Carol, ed. Grammar of Dissent: Poetry &
Prose by Claire Harris, M. Nourbese Philip & Dionne
Moure, Erin. Rev. of The Conception Of Winter,
by Claire Harris. Books In Canada 19.1 (1990): 47.
Mukherjee, Arun and Leslie Sanders. A Sense of Responsibility:
An Interview with Claire Harris. West
Page, Joanne. Rev. of The Conception Of Winter,
by Claire Harris. Quarry 39.4 (1990): 104-107.
Reid, Monty. Choosing Control: An Interview with
Claire Harris. Waves: Fine Canadian Writing 13.1
Rev.of Drawing Down a Daughter, by Claire
Harris. Poetry Canada Review 14.4 (1994): 26-27.
Rev. of Translation Into Fiction, by Claire Harris. Canadian Literature 109 (1986): 124-126.
Rev. of Travelling To Find A Remedy, by
Claire Harris. Queens Quarterly 95.2 (1988): 506-507.
Rudy, Susan. What There Is Teasing Beyond
the Edges: Claire Harriss Liminal
Autobiography. Rev. of
Sanders, Leslie. A Sense of Responsibility: An Interview with Claire Harris. West Coast Line 22.1 (1997): 26-37.
Sowton, Ian. An Autobiography, Of Sorts: Reading
Claire Harris, Drawing Down a Daughter. Open
Sowton, Ian. Rev. of Travelling To Find A Remedy,
by Claire Harris. Canadian Literature 127 (1990):
Tregebov, Rhea. Poetry (Short Reviews of Poetry
Volumes From 1992). University of Toronto
Tregebov, Rhea. Rev. of Drawing Down A Daughter,
by Claire Harris. Quill & Quire 58.11
Vermeersch, Paul. Rev. of She, by Claire Harris. Quill & Quire 66.5 (2000): 35.
Williams, Emily Allen. An Interview With Claire
Harris. Wasafiri: Journal of Caribbean, African, Asian and
Associated Literatures and Film 32 (2000): 41-44.
Williamson, Janice. I Dream of a New Naming.
Sounding Differences: Conversations With Seventeen Canadian Women
Writers. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1993. 115-130.
Zackodnik, Teresa. Writing Home:
Claire Harriss Drawing Down a Daughter.
Kuwabong, Dannabang. Apocrypha of Nanny's Secrets: The Rhetoric of Recovery in Africaribbean Women's Poetry. Dissertation. McMaster University, 1997.
1984: Writers Guild of Alberta Poetry Award, Translation
1984: Commonwealth Award for Poetry for the Americas Region,
Fables from the Womens Quarters
1987: Writers Guild of Alberta Poetry Award, Travelling to Find a Remedy
Harris was born in Trinidad in 1937. In 1961, she received her BA from University
College Dublin, and in 1963, she received her Teachers Diploma in
Jamaica, at the University of West Indies. In 1966, she immigrated to Calgary,
where she began to teach English. Over the years, she has worked on various
literary magazines and poetry initiatives, including Dandelion
magazine and Poetry Goes Public. She has published four collections
of poetry, and has won several awards for her writing, including a Commonwealth
Prize for Poetry and the Writers Guild of Alberta Poetry Award. In
1992, Drawing Down a Daughter was nominated for a Governor
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