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Books & Chapbooks

  • Be calm, honey : 129 sonnets. Toronto : Mansfield Press, c2008.
  • Cow Swims Lake Ontario. Toronto: BookThug Press, 2003.
  • Five Star Planet. Vancouver: TalonBooks, 2002
  • The great Canadian sonnet : compleat in one volume / story by David McFadden; drawn by Greg Curnoe. Rev. ed. Toronto : Coach House Books, c2001.
  • There'll Be Another. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1995.
  • Anonymity Suite. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1992.
  • Gypsy Guitar: One Hundred Poems of Romance and Betrayal. Vancouver: Talonbooks, 1987.
  • The Poetry of Our Age. Toronto: Letters, 1986.
  • The Art of Darkness. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1984.
  • A Pair of Baby Lambs. Toronto: Front Press, 1983.
  • Country of the Open Heart. Edmonton: Longspoon Press, 1982.
  • Three Stories and Ten Poems. Toronto: Prototype, 1982. (fiction and poetry)
  • My Body Was Eaten by Dogs: Selected Poems of David McFadden. Ed. George Bowering. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1981.
  • A New Romance. Montreal: Cross Country Press, 1979.
  • On the Road Again. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1978.
  • I Don't Know. Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1978.
  • The Poet's Progress. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1977.
  • The Saladmaker. Montreal: Cross Country Press, 1977.
  • A Knight in Dried Plums. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1975.
  • Intense Pleasure. Toronto: McClelland & Stewart, 1972.
  • The Ova Yogas: Being a Series of Poems Written in One Long Strange Afternoon. Toronto: Weed/Flower Press, 1972.
  • Poems Worth Knowning. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1971.
  • Letters from the Earth to the Earth. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1968.
  • The Poem Poem. Kitchener, Ontario: Weed/Flower Press, 1967.


  • An Innocent in Ireland: Curious Rambles and Singular Encounters. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1995.
  • Great Lakes Suite. Vancouver: TalonBooks, 1997. (Includes A Trip around Lake Erie, A Trip around Lake Huron, and A Trip around Lake Ontario - compleat in one volume!)
  • An Innocent in Scotand. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1999.
  • An Innocent in Newfoundland. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 2003.
  • A Trip around Lake Ontario. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1988. (travel writing)
  • Canadian Sunset. Windsor, Ontario: Black Moss Press, 1986. (fiction)
  • Animal Spirits: Stories to Live By. Drawings by Greg Curnoe. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1983. (fiction)
  • A Trip around Lake Huron. Toronto: Coach House Press, 1980. (travel writing)
  • Poemes et autres baseballs. By David McFadden, George Bowering, and Michel Albert. Translated into French by Michel Albert. Montreal: Triptyque, 1999.

Book Contributions

  • "The Twilight of Self-Consciousness." The Human Elements: Critical Essays. Ed. David Helwig. Ottawa, Ontario: Oberon Press, 1978. 78-96.

Periodical Publications

  • "Interview: nowun duz it like yu." Interview with Bill Bissett. Capilano Review series 2 no. 23 (Fall 1997): 23-34. (excerpt)
  • "Springtime in Victoria." In 2 Print 5 (Fall 1996): 8-10.
  • "On the Eve of a Wonderful War." ThisMagazine 25.7 (March/April 1992): 17-19, 36.
  • "McFadden's Eightfold Path to Literary Enlightenment." Cross-Canada Writer's Magazine 10.3 (1988): 10.
  • "Premature Notes on Some Biological Effects of Poetic Composition." Open Letter series 3 no 5 (Summer 1976): 27.

David W. McFadden's works copyright © to the author.

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