National Post (National Edition)



December 29, 1996

Author Dorothy Livesay died in Victoria, B.C. Livesay came from a family of writers—her mother was a journalist, poet and translator, and her father managed the Canadian Press news organizati­on. Best known for her poetry, Livesay won Governor General’s Awards for Day and Night (1944) and Poems for People (1947). She published prolifical­ly, and her concern for women’s rights and the identity of the woman artist grew over time.

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