WAM January 7-8 Tom Dawe
Tom Dawe enjoys a rich life as an educator, a mentor, a poet, an author of children’s books, a visual artist and he’s even written dramatic works.
Tom has won all the awards in Newfoundland and Labrador. This past December, Tom was made a member of the Order of Canada. And on Wednesday evening, he received the 2011 Heritage and history book Award for Where Genesis Begins, a collection of Tom’s poems that are paired with artworks from Gerry Squires.
I spoke with Tom Dawe on Friday.