1945 - 2006
Joseph Sherman was born in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia in 1945, and raised in Sydney, Cape Breton. He received his B.A. and M.A. from the University of New Brunswick. He taught college English in Edmundston, New Brunswick from 1970 to 1979, and since 1979 has been editor of ARTSatlantic in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
Bliss Carman Award, 1968.
Royal Society of Arts Silver Medal, 1994.
Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Literary Arts in PEI, 1997.
Birthday. (New Brunswick Chapbooks, 1969).
Chaim the Slaughterer. (Oberon Press, 1974).
Lords of Shouting. (Oberon Press, 1982).
Thought Games/Other Voices. (The League of Canadian Poets, 1983).
Translations Two (poems translated into German by Astrid Brunner). (Privately published, 1984).
Transcription (9 years after). (CCAG&M, 1998).
American Standard and Other Poems. (Oberon Press, 1999)
Voices Within the Ark: The Modern Jewish Poets. (Avon, 1980).
Open Windows: Canadian Short Stories. (Quarry Press, 1988).
A Point on a Sheet of Green Paper: An Anthology of Canadian Poetry. (Ofir Publishing, 1992).
Books in Print
Lords of Shouting. Oberon Press, 1982. $21.95 ISBN: 0-88750-442-6 (hb); $10.95 ISBN: 0-88750-443-4 (pb).
Shaping the Flame: Imagining Wallenberg. Oberon Press, 1989. $21.95 ISBN: 0-88750-751-4 (hb); $10.95 ISBN: 0-88750-752-2 (pb).
Joseph Sherman, 27 Edinburgh Dr, Charlottetown PEI C1A 3E9