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Colin Browne



This episode is a feature on Colin Browne, the author of Abraham, published by Brick Books, 1987; Ground Water, published by Talonbooks, 2002; and The Shovel, published by Talonbooks, 2007. 

ABOUT

Colin Browne
was an editor of Writing magazine and co-founder of the Kootenay School of Writing. Browne’s films include Linton Garner: I Never Said Goodbye (2003), Father and Son (1992) and White Lake (1989). Until his recent retirement, Browne taught film production and history at Simon Fraser University, in Burnaby, BC near Vancouver.

Browne’s new book from Talon, Entering Time: The Fungus Man Platters of Charles Edenshaw, focusses on three argillite platters created in the late nineteenth century by Edenshaw, a Haida (N. American indigenous) artist whose original name is Da.a Xiigang. Browne is currently working on texts for new operas.
 

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