A. J. M. Smith

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Born in Montreal, A.J.M. Smith (1902-1980) was a member of the Montreal Group of poets that included A.M. Klein and F.R. Scott. He was the editor of two influential anthologies, Book of Canadian Poetry and The Oxford Book of Canadian Verse. Smith won the Governor General’s Award for his first collection, News of the Phoenix and Other Poems.