Russell Thornton

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b. 1959
Biography: 

Russell Thornton was born in North Vancouver, where he also currently lives. His discovery of the work of Montreal poet Irving Layton catalyzed his pursuit of poetry. He has published six books of poetry and has won and been nominated for numerous prizes. In 2015, his book The Hundred Lives was shortlisted for The Griffin Prize For Excellence In Poetry.