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Saskatchewan poet Lorna Crozier on living on the B.C. coast

The Story

Lorna Crozier, a Saskatoon poet now living in Vancouver, speaks to CBC Morningside host Peter Gzowski about the shift from her Saskatchewan home to living and working on the coast of British Columbia. She reads some of the poems from her 1995 collection, Everything Arrives at the Light, discussing her move from the prairie to living by the sea, the effect of that on her new poetry, and her process for writing poetry.




Medium: Radio
Program: Morningside
Broadcast Date: Apr. 7, 1995
Interviewer: Peter Gzowski
Guest: Lorna Crozier
Duration: 22:18

Did You know?

• Lorna Crozier was born at Swift Current, Sask. May 24, 1948.  

• In 1992 she won the Governor General's award for her book Inventing the Hawk, and was made a Officer of the Order of Canada in 2011.

• Since 1978 she has lived with poet Patrick Lane.  An early radio interview with Lane can be heard here.  

• In 1989/90 she was writer-in-residence at the University of Toronto, followed by Lane in 1990/91.





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