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Pierre Coupey fonds

  • MsC-205
  • Fonds
  • 1957-2015

Fonds consists of records created, received or accumulated by Pierre Coupey through his personal and professional activities in the course of his career as a multidisciplinary contemporary artist, poet, co-editor, founding editor and English instructor. It includes hand-written and word-processed correspondence between Coupey and editors, publishers and other fellow writers, artists and poet-friends; unpublished poems and writings by Coupey and other writers, manuscripts and drafts of books and poems of Coupey’s poetic works and of other writers; reviews, newspaper clippings and photocopies of reviews of Coupey’s work as a poet and artist; original artwork by Coupey; photographs of Coupey and other writers; exhibition planning records; miscellaneous hand written notes by Coupey on his exhibitions and poetry works; hand written postcards and notes from fellow artists and poets; teaching materials as an English instructor; day-timers, which includes addresses and phone numbers of fellow artists and poets; promotional materials for exhibitions and reading engagements; Canada Council grant information; and miscellaneous ephemera such as exhibition postcards and posters.

This fonds is divided into 7 series: 1: Publication - "The Capilano Review" (TCR) (1959-2013); 2: Independent press (1967-1997); 3: Poetry and creative writing ([ca. 1957-2015]); 4: Capilano College (University) (1969-2014); 5: Exhibition records (1964-2015); 6: Artwork (1960-2013); 7: Administrative records (1960-2014).

Coupey, Pierre

Daphne Marlatt Fonds

  • MsC-142
  • Fonds
  • [ca. 1958]-2014

Fonds consists of records created or accumulated by Daphne Marlatt through her personal and professional activities, predominantly after the year 1990. Records document her activities as a writer of poetry and prose, an editor, and as a teacher of writing and literature, and include manuscripts, notes, research records, correspondence, photographs, grant applications, reviews, and audio and video recordings of poetry readings.

The fonds has been arranged into the following eleven series: Background research records ([ca. 1965-2000]), Fiction - poetry records (1958-2014), Fiction - drama records (2000-2011), Non-fiction works records (1975-2008), Awards and grants records ([ca. 1965-2012]), Correspondence with publishers ([ca. 1977-2013]), Professional activities records (1983-2013), Teaching records (1973-2010), Electronic records and other media (1974-2012), Personal records (1966-2014), and Personal and professional correspondence (1961-2014).

Marlatt, Daphne

[Miscellaneous correspondence 1979-2000]

File consists of miscellaneous correspondence arising from both personal and professional activities. Includes correspondence from Steve McCaffery, Erin Mouré, Roy Miki, Daphne Marlatt, Ashkor Mathur, and Eleanor Nichol (former wife of bpNichol), among others. Contains an interview between Wah and Ashkor Mathur about Wah’s book “Diamond Grill.” Also contains correspondence from the beep-l listserv.

Writer-in-residence Daphne [Marlatt]

File consists of correspondence, writings, student work, and administrative records relating to Daphne Marlatt’s role as short-term writer-in-residence with the University of Calgary’s English department, April-May 1991. During this time Marlatt also lead a writing workshop.

[Daphne] Marlatt [Roy] Miki

File consists of correspondence and travel documents relating to Daphne Marlatt and Roy Miki’s trip to the University of Calgary in March 1998 to participate in a panel about Roy Kiyooka.

Renga: Colin Browne and Daphne Marlatt

File consists of correspondence, notes, and event programme relating to the event “The Exquisite Corpse in Lotusland,” held at the Presentation House Gallery in North Vancouver, British Columbia.

[Miscellaneous works of others]

File consists of various works of others. Some items are related to Wah’s activities reviewing literature: drafts of the books “Organ Music: parts of an autobiography” by bpNichol and “Chaos Inside Thunderstorms” by Gary Gottfriedson, along with brief blurbs about the books, and a letter from Tim Merrill asking Wah to read his poetry. File also includes page proofs of an article by Iyko Day about Wah, “Interventing Innocence: Race, ‘Resistance,” and the Asian North American Avant-Garde,” the poem “Did you Say” by Rob Budde, and the poems “Abdijection” and “Abdijection 2” by Daphne Marlatt and Wah, respectively.

Robin Blaser broadside [2006]

File contains a broadside of a 2005 poem that reads "staring at the crystral cactus..." The broadside was printed at Keefer Street Press in Vancouver, 6 January 2006.

Blaser, Robin