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Poetry Books

  • Last makings: poems. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1991.
  • Copernican fix. Toronto: ECW Press, 1985.
  • The mammoth corridors. Okemos, Mich.: Stone Press, 1980.
  • Fall by fury & other makings. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1978.
  • Ghost in the wheels: selected poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1977.
  • The rugging and the moving times: poems new and uncollected 1976. Coatsworth, Ont.: Black Moss Press, 1976.
  • Alphabeings & other seasyours. London, Ont.: Pikadilly Press, 1976.
  • The collected poems of Earle Birney. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1975.
  • The bear on the Delhi road: selected poems. London: Chatto & Windus, 1973.
  • What's so big about green?. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1973.
  • Rag & bone shop. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1970.
  • The poems of Earle Birney: a New Canadian Library selection. New Canadian library original; N 06. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1969.
  • Memory no servant. Trumansburg, N.Y.: New Books, 1968.
  • Selected poems 1940-1966. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1966.
  • Two poems. Halifax, 1964.
  • Near False Creek mouth: new poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1964.
  • Ice cod bell, or stone: a collection of new poems. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1962.
  • Trial of a city, and other verse. Toronto: Ryerson, 1952.
  • The Strait of Anian: selected poems. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1948.
  • Now is time.Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1945.
  • David and other poems. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1942.


  • Four parts sand. Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1972.
  • Four parts sand. New Canadian poets. [Ottawa]: Oberon Press, 1972.
  • Twentieth century Canadian poetry: an anthology with introduction and notes. Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1953.


  • Big bird in the bush: selected stories and sketches. Oakville, Ont.: Mosaic Press, 1978.
  • The cow jumped over the moon; the writing and reading of poetry. Toronto: Holt, Rinehart and Winston of Canada, 1972.
  • Down the long table. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1955.
  • Turvey: a military picaresque. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1949.


  • Words on waves: selected radio plays of Earle Birney.Kingston, Ont.: Quarry Press & CBC Enterprises, 1985.
  • The damnation of Vancouver. New Canadian library original; no. 011. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1977.

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