Raymond Souster

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1921 - 2012

Born in Toronto, Raymond Souster published more than 50 books since the 1940s. A co-founder of the League of Canadian Poets, Contact magazine, and Contact Press, Souster was a major force in the development of modern Canadian poetry. He won the Governor General’s Award in 1964 and was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1995.