Donlan lives in Vancouver half the year, where he worked as a reference librarian at the Vancouver Public Library for 20 years. For the other six months, he lives on a lake north of Kingston, Ontario, surrounded by 177 acres of wilderness. Spirit Engine is his fourth collection of poetry.


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    Ronsdale Press, 1999
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    House of Anansi Press, 1993
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