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Edward Gates was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, April 23, 1950. He has an MA(history) from the University of New Brunswick and a BED from Saint Thomas University. He has worked at construction; taught school in northern Saskatchewan for three years and is now a blueberry farmer, karate instructor and poet living in Belleisle Creek, NB, with his wife Dorina Gates and their three children.
He has won several writing competitions, including the Alfred G Bailey Prize, Writer's Federation of New Brunswick Poetry Prize and Poet's Corner Award. He has had over one hundred and forty poems published in two anthologies; and in over thirty-five journals in Canada, the United States and Britain. His wife teaches art and illustrates his work.
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