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DSCF2449Antony Christie was born in Bolton, England and grew up in the London area. He has degrees from Oxford and Sussex Universities in England and the Universities of Toronto and New Brunswick in Canada. He has taught literature, creative writing and drama in schools and colleges in England and Ontario, has edited the Ontario English Teachers’ magazine indirections and co-founded a small press and a poets’ workshop, 4th Monday, in Ulverston, Cumbria. At present he divides his time between Northumberland in England and Grey County, Ontario, working mainly on his writing. His poetry has been widely published in magazines in England and Canada, including The Antigonish Review, Fiddlehead, Other Poetry, Prairie Fire, Grain and Smiths Knoll, and in two pamphlets, two full length collections and several anthologies. He is a member of the League of Canadian Poets.

Awards
Lancaster Litfest prizewinner, 1998
Kolokon prizewinner, 1966

Selected Publications
Double Time (with Pam Bridgeman) (Tidefall, 1994) ISBN: 0-9523236-0-5
Lubenice (Tidefall, 2nd ed., 1998) ISBN: 0-9523236-1-3
The Last Will and Testament of Jon Martinez de Larrumé (Breakwater, 2008)
ISBN: 978-1-55081-241-6
Of Love and Drowning (Breakwater, 2010) ISBN: 978-1-55081-324-1

Selected Anthologies
Miracles and Clockwork (Other Poetry Editions, 2005) ISBN: 0-9551749-0-2
Poems 21 (Lancaster Litfest, 1998) ISBN: 0-9524134-4-2
Aftermaths (Barrow Writers, 1995) ISBN: 0-9517581-1-X
Mix Well (Ginger Press, 2015) ISBN: 978-1-897502-44-0

Books in Print
Lubenice (Tidefall, 2nd ed., 1998) £2.00/ C$4.00 ISBN: 0-9523236-1-3
The Last Will and Testament of Jon Martinez de Larrumé (Breakwater, 2008) £8.95/C$14.95
ISBN: 978-1-55081-241-6
Of Love and Drowning (Breakwater, 2010) £9.95\C$15.95 ISBN: 978-1-55081-324-1

Recent Readings
In 2014: Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal (Brewery Poets WW1 reading)
In 2015: Farmers’ Market, Owen Sound (featured poet: February Sounds Event)
Durham, Ontario (reading at the annual Valentine’s Day Erotic Poetry Salon)
Coronation Hall, Ulverston supporting Kei Miller, A Poem and a Pint event)

Antony Christie
Email: antonychristie@aol.com


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