Not Yet but Still

by Margaret Avison


“These new poems are about city stresses and weather, natural creatures, seasons of day and year, with a few glimpses from train windows. A few are vignettes and portraits –comic or sombre or fantastic — in our spoken language. There are meditations. There is one poem in the guise of a book review which wrestles with questions we all ask and none of us can answer.” (Back cover, Not Yet but Still)

Published by Lancelot Press, distributed by Brick Books


  • Margaret Avison, Poet
    J.H. (Hans) Kouwenberg, Channels, Volume 14, No. 2 (Renewal Fellowship, Within The Presbyterian Church in Canada)
  • The Poet As Citizen
    Pauline Butling, Canadian Literature # 166, autumn 2000
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About the Author

Margaret Avison was born in Ontario. She attended public school in Western Canada, high school and university in Toronto. She spent eight months in Chicago in 1956-57, on a Guggenheim Foundation Grant. She has worked in libraries, publishing houses, universities, archives, and missions, was writer-in-residence at the University of Western Ontario in 1972-73. In 1985…

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Additional Info

  • ISBN: 0889996199
  • ISBN-13: 9780889996199
  • Pages: 129
  • Year: 1997
  • Dimensions 8 x 5.5 x 0.31 in
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  • Cover Art:

    Cover design by Kate Jackson

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