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Selected Poetry of Lynn Crosbie (1963-)

from Representative Poetry On-line
Prepared by members of the Department of English at the University of Toronto
from 1912 to the present and published by the University of Toronto Press from 1912 to 1967.
RPO Edited by Ian Lancashire
A UTEL (University of Toronto English Library) Edition
Published by the Web Development Group, Information Technology Services, University of Toronto Libraries
© 2005, Ian Lancashire for the Department of English, University of Toronto

Index to poems

  1. Carrie Leigh's Hugh Hefner Haikus
  2. The Fly
  3. Jesus the Low Rider
  4. Love Letters
  5. Passionata
  6. Skirt, My Pretty Name
  7. Submission
  8. Superfly
  9. True Confessions Variations
  10. VillainElle

Notes on Life and Works

Lynn Crosbie has a Ph.D. in English Literature from the University of Toronto and is a Toronto-based writer. The author of five collections of poems, most recently, Missing Children (McClelland and Stewart, 2003), Crosby is also an anthologist, editing The Girl Wants To: Women's Representations of Sex and the Body (Coach House: 1993), Click: Becoming Feminists (MacFarlane Walter & Ross: 1997), and Plush:5 Gay Poets, with Michael Holmes (Coach House, 1995). She has written two novels, Paul's Case (Insomniac, 1997) and Dorothy L'Amour (HarperCollins, 1999), and a screenplay for Bruce McDonald's company, Shadow Shows. She is a regular columnist for the Globe and Mail.

Biographical information

Given name: Lynn
Family name: Crosbie
Birth date: 7 August 1963
Nationality: Canadian
Family relations
          father: Douglas James Crosbie
          mother: Heather Mavis Crosbie
          husband: Tony Burgess
          York (B.A.) to 1986
          York (M.A.) to 1987
          York (Ph.D.)
          Montreal: 1963
First RPO edition: 2004