Gwendolyn MacEwen   

Gwendolyn Margaret MacEwen (1941 – 1987)

A Canadian novelist and poet predominantly eminent during the postmodernist period. MacEwen received the Governor General's Award for poetry in 1969 for her poetry collection The Shadow-Maker. She served as a writer in residence at the University of Western Ontario, and then at the University of Toronto. Before her early death due to complications relating to alcoholism, MacEwen won her second Governor General's Award for her book of poems Afterworlds in 1987.

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  1. Margaret Atwooddetails

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