Roo Borson’s tenth volume of poetry, Short Journey Upriver Toward Oishida, won the 2005 Grifﬁn Trust Poetry Award, as well as the Governor General’sand Pat Lowther Memorial awards. The book was also shortlisted for the Trillium Book Prize. Born in California in 1952, Borson has made her home in Canada since graduating with a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of British Columbia in 1977. Her other books include Water Memory (McClelland and Stewart, 1996) and Night Walk: Selected Poems (McClelland and Stewart, 1994), a ﬁnalist for the Governor General’s Award.
Articles by Roo Borson
- To Go to Huangshan (The Yellow Mountains) (April 2006)