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Tom Wayman

Tom Wayman’s prolific literary career includes writing more than twenty poetry collections, three collections of critical and cultural essays, three books of short fiction and a novel, as well as editing six poetry anthologies. He received British Columbia’s 2022 George Woodcock Award for Lifetime Achievement in the literary arts. In 2015, he was named a Vancouver Literary Landmark, with a plaque on the city’s Commercial Drive commemorating his championing of people writing for themselves about their daily employment. His own work life involved a range of blue- and white-collar jobs across North America, including teaching in both alternative and mainstream post-secondary institutions. He won the Western Canada Jewish Book Awards prize for fiction in 2016 (for the short story collection, The Shadows We Mistake for Love) and for poetry in 2023 (for Watching a Man Break a Dog’s Back: Poems for a Dark Time). Wayman lives in Winlaw, BC, and his website is www.tomwayman.com.


Did I Miss Anything? : Selected Poems 1973-1993
Did I Miss Anything? : Selected Poems 1973-1993

Did I Miss Anything?: Selected Poems 1973-1993

Tom Wayman

$15.95

Dirty Snow
Dirty Snow

Dirty Snow

Tom Wayman

$16.95

Going for Coffee : Poetry on the Job
Going for Coffee : Poetry on the Job

Going for Coffee: Poetry on the Job

Tom Wayman

$21.95

High Speed Through Shoaling Water
High Speed Through Shoaling Water

High Speed Through Shoaling Water

Tom Wayman

$17.95

In a Small House on the Outskirts of Heaven
In a Small House on the Outskirts of Heaven

In a Small House on the Outskirts of Heaven

Tom Wayman

$24.95

Inside Job : Essays on the New Work Writing
Inside Job : Essays on the New Work Writing

Inside Job: Essays on the New Work Writing

Tom Wayman

$16.95

My Father's Cup
My Father's Cup

My Father's Cup

Tom Wayman

$16.95

Paperwork : An Anthology
Paperwork : An Anthology

Paperwork: An Anthology

Tom Wayman

$17.95

The Colours of the Forest
The Colours of the Forest

The Colours of the Forest

Tom Wayman

$16.95

The Dominion of Love : An Anthology of Canadian Love Poems
The Dominion of Love : An Anthology of Canadian Love Poems

The Dominion of Love: An Anthology of Canadian Love Poems

Tom Wayman

$21.95

The Face of Jack Munro
The Face of Jack Munro

The Face of Jack Munro

Tom Wayman

$16.95

The Road to Appledore : Or How I Went Back to the Land Without Ever Having Lived There in the First Place
The Road to Appledore : Or How I Went Back to the Land Without Ever Having Lived There in the First Place

The Road to Appledore: Or How I Went Back to the Land Without Ever Having Lived There in the First Place

Tom Wayman

$26.95

Watching a Man Break a Dog’s Back : Poems for a Dark Time
Watching a Man Break a Dog’s Back : Poems for a Dark Time

Watching a Man Break a Dog’s Back: Poems for a Dark Time

Tom Wayman

$18.95