George Stanley

George Stanley

Born in San Francisco, poet George Stanley has been living in BC since the early 1970s, first in Vancouver, then in Terrace and back in Vancouver. A former instructor in the English department at Capilano College, he has published six books, including Gentle Northern Summer, Opening Day, The Stick, and You. He is the recipient of the 2006 Shelley Memorial Award for Poetry.

Listen to George Stanley sit down with George Bowering in our first Happy Hour Symposium podcast here.


Watch Stanley's After Desire video here.

Also, here's a video of him reading at the Cascadia Poetry Festival.

Books by George Stanley

Vancouver: A Poem by George Stanley After Desire by George Stanley North of California St. by George Stanley Some End / West Broadway by George Stanley