Education: B.Ed. (magna cum laude) (University of Montreal)
‘A’ Diploma for Teachers
B.A. (high honours average) (Thomas More Institute)
M.A. (Thesis: “The Significance of Extravagance, Mediocrity, and Fire in Hamlet”) (Sir George Williams University)
Ph. D. (Thesis: “‘The Spirit of Place’ in R.K. Narayan and V.S. Naipaul”) (Queen’s University)
Experience: Discussion Leader and Lecturer, Thomas More Institute, 1969–70; 1974 (Bilingual Theatre)
Guest Lecturer, Thomas More Institute, 1981; 1987 (Modern Theatre; Clark Blaise, R.K. Narayan, and V.S. Naipaul)
Language Test Consultant, Department of Education, Quebec, 1973–74; 1974–75
School teacher for 30 years, 1964-94 (Quebec and Ontario)
Assistant Professor, McGill University, Summer 1974 (Canadian and Commonwealth Literature)
Instructor, Concordia University, 1975–76; Summer 1976; 1976–77; 1981 (Canadian and Commonwealth Literature; Modern Culture and Criticism)
Instructor, Dawson College, 1976; Summer 1977 (Commonwealth Literature)
Instructor, Humber College, 1983 (Communications)
Instructor, Centennial College, 1987–88 (Communications)
Instructor, Trent University, 1990–91; 1995 (Modern Drama; Canadian Prose; Modern Irish Drama)
Judge for the English entries in the annual Grand Prix de la Ville de Montreal, 1978
Member, Toronto Drama Bench, 1979–88
Board of Directors, Canadian Theatre Critics Association, 1981
Co‑Organizer of the Fall Conference, CTCA, Montreal, 1982
Script reader/assessor for Marion Andre, Theatre Plus 1983–84; Toronto Free Theatre, 1983
Critic-at-Large, Mississauga Library System, 2000–03, author of Off The Shelf (book reviews) and Spotlight (theatre reviews), www.city.mississauga.on.ca/library. The first such appointment anywhere in Canada
Critic of theatre, dance, opera, and books at www.stageandpage.com, 2003–2018
Judge, Scarborough Arts Council Poetry Contest, 2004
Judge, Dan Sullivan Memorial Award, Durham Valley Writers’ Group Poetry Contest, 2005
Judge, Free Verse Category, Ontario Poetry Society Poetry Contest, 2005
Consulting biographer, Norflicks/CBC film Leading Man: The Life and Times of William Hutt. (Joel Gordon, Producer/Director), 2005
Second Round Judge, Postcard Story Competition, The Writers’ Union of Canada, 2006
Judge (with Aritha van Herk and Su Croll), City of Edmonton Book Award, 2010
Judge (with Renee Abram, Shane Book, Matthew Henderson, and Ania Szado), Ontario Arts Council, Works in Progress Grant, February 2013
Delegate, The Fifth Conference of Writers of Armenian Origin Composing
in Other Languages (“Globalization and National Identity”), Tsaghkadzor and Yerevan, Armenia, July 11-15, 2013
Judge (with Pearl Pirie and Carl Leggo), Gerald Lampert Award, League of Canadian Poets, 2013
Delegate, Literary Forum: Chinese Ethnic Minority Writers & North
American Counterparts (“Our Quilts: One World, Same Dream”),
Renison University College, University of Waterloo, April 23-24, 2014
Judge (with Mishka Lavigne and Michael O’Brien), Playwright Residency, Ontario Arts Council, April 2014 competition
Delegate, Poesys 19, International Festival of Poetry of Curtea de Arges, Romania, July 8-14, 2015
Judge, Saving Bannister Poetry Competition (CAA Niagara), July 2016
Awards/Honours: Lieutenant‑Governor’s Medal for the Highest Academic Achievement, B.Ed. degree, 1964
Department of English Award, Sir George Williams University, 1968
Montreal Catholic School Commission Study Grant, 1971–72; 1972-73
Runner‑up, Nathan Cohen Award for Outstanding Theatre Criticism in Canada, 1982 (Judge: Ronald Bryden)
Ontario Arts Council Writers’ Reserve Grants:
1984 (Mosaic) $700
1984 (ECW) $1,000
1985 (Canadian Forum) $400
1985 (Irwin Publishing) $3000
1987 (Canadian Forum) $750
1988 (Mosaic) $1,800
1989 (Mosaic) $1,000
1990 (Mosaic) $1,000
1992 (ECW) $2,000
1993 (Mosaic) $800
1993 (ECW) $3,000
1994 (Mosaic) $600
1994 (ECW) $2,500
1995 (Mosaic) $750
1995 (ECW) $1,000
1995 (University of Toronto Press) $1,000
1995 (Stoddart) $1,000
1996 (Quill & Quire) $ 4,000
1996 (Stoddart) $1,000
1996 (Mosaic) $1,000
2005 (Descant) $1,500
2012 (Dundurn) $1,500
2013 (Cormorant) $1,500
2014 (Guernica) $1,500
2015 (Quattro) $2,000
2015 (Cormorant) $1,500
2016 (Guernica) $1,500
2017 (Guernica) $2,500
CUEW Research Grant, Trent University, 1990–91. $260
CUEW Research Grant, Trent University, 1995. $1,000
Mississauga Arts Award, Established Literary, 2000. $1,000
Honourable Mention, Scarborough Arts Council Poetry Contest, 2001. “To an Oriental Lover.” (Judge: Robert Priest)
First Runner‑up, Scarborough Arts Council Poetry Contest, 2002. “Venice Beach (2).” (Judge: Margaret Christakos)
First Prize for free verse, The Ontario Poetry Society Annual Contest, 2002. “Ezra Pound.” (Judge: Joan McGuire)
Runner-up, RSVP Poetry Contest, Outlooks, 2003. “Photograph of The Future.” (Judges: John Barton, Norm Sacuta, and Nancy Jo Cullen)
Top Prize, Lakeshore Arts & Scarborough Arts Council, Windows on Words Poetry Contest, 2003. “Photograph of The Future.” (Judge: Barry Dempster) $200
Honourable Mention, Scarborough Arts Council Poetry Contest, Windows on Words, 2003. “Ezra Pound.” (Judge: Barry Dempster)
First Prize, Haiku, Ontario Poetry Society, 2003. “Yemen at noon.” (Judge: Peggy Fletcher) $50
Second Prize, Queen’s Alumni Review, Well-Versed Poetry Contest, 2004. “Scarecrow.” (Judges: David Helwig, Cyril Dabydeen, Heather Grace Stewart) $100
Fourth Prize, Ontario Poetry Society Contest, 2005. “Japanese Garden.” (Judge: Kate Marshall Flaherty)
Longlisted, 2005 ReLit Award for Poetry (Frida: Paint Me as A Volcano)
Honourable Mention, Scarborough Arts Council, Full Circle Poetry Contest, 2006. “Flowering Perennial.” (Judge: Dwayne Morgan)
Third Prize, Dan Sullivan Memorial Poetry Contest, 2006. “Elegy for Derek Jarman.” (Judges: Joe Blades, Rob MacLennan, Ingrid Ruthig) $100
Finalist, Dan Sullivan Memorial Poetry Contest, 2007. “Family Viewing.” (Judges: Maureen Hynes, Phil Hall, a. rawlings)
Second Prize, Queen’s Alumni Review, Well-Versed Poetry Contest, 2008. “Family Viewing.” (Judges: Cyril Dabydeen, Heather Grace Stewart, Carolyn Smart) $100
Mississauga Arts Award (Established Literary) 2008. $1,000
Honourable Mention, Ascent Aspirations Magazine Erotica Issue, Anthology Six (Fall 2008). “Dracula Shares His Secret.”
First Prize, CAA (Niagara Branch) Poetry Contest, 2009. “Dikranagerd.”
(Judge: Cornelia Hoogland) $200
Naji Naaman Literary Honour Prize (Lebanon), 2009.
Poem of the Month (November), selected by Parliamentary Poet Laureate,
2009, Ottawa, Ontario
First Prize, Scarborough Arts Council Poetry Contest 2010. “Eros.”
(Judge: Elana Wolf) $200
Works in Progress Grant, Ontario Arts Council, 2009. $12,000
Works in Progress Grant, Ontario Arts Council, 2012. $12,000
Cited in Contemporary Authors, Vol. 29
Cited in the International Who’s Who of Writers, 1991.
Cited in Canadian Who’s Who, 1991–current
A winner in the 2010 Dektet Series Poetry Contest, Children of Ararat.
Frontenac House, Calgary, Alberta Canada. $1,000
Long-listed, Re-Lit Award for Poetry, Children of Ararat. 2011, Canada
Honorary Lifetime Member, Friends of the Library (Mississauga, Ontario)
Armenia Year of the Book Award, St. Mary’s Apostolic Church,
2012, Scarborough, Ontario
Mississauga Arts Award (Established Literary), 2013, Mississauga,
Honourable Mention, William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest,
2013, Ontario. “Clouds I.” (Judge: Allan Briesmaster) $70
William Saroyan Medal, 2013, Armenia
Canada Council Senior Arts Grant for Creative Writing, 2014. $25,000
Third Prize, William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest, 2014, Ontario.
“White Flower.” (Judge: Allan Briesmaster) $95
Third Prize, CAA (Niagara Branch) Poetry Contest 2014, St. Catharines,
Ontario. “Hands.” (Judge: Laurie Smith) $50
First Prize, Surrey International Writers Conference, Poetry Award
2014, British Columbia, Canada. “Armenian Elegy.” (Judge: Bernice
Shortlisted for Freefall Magazine Poetry Award, 2014, “Old Griefs.”
(Judge: John Vigna) $25
Honourable Mention, William Henry Drummond Poetry Contest, 2015.
“Sheep in Sun.” (Judge: Kate Marshall Flaherty) $75
Shortlisted for Gwendolyn MacEwen-Exile Poetry Award for Best Single
Poem from a Suite, 2015. “A True Portrait of Talaat Pasha.” (Judge: Sean
Shortlisted for 2015 GritLit Poetry Award. “The Walls of Diyarbekir.”
(Judges: Natalee Caple, Jeffery Donaldson, Bernadette Rule)
Longlisted for Lerner & Loewe’s ‘My Fair Lady,’ Society for Theatre
Research Award, U.K., 2016
Finalist, Mississauga Arts Award (Established Literary), 2018
Longlisted for William Hutt: Soldier Actor, Society for Theatre
Research Award, U.K., 2017
Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library, 2001
Mississauga Public Library, 2001; 2002
Hamazkayin Cultural Centre, North York, 2001
The Idler Pub, 2001
The Ontario Poetry Society, Victory Café, 2002
Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library, April 15, 2003
Dora Keogh Pub, Exile editions, October 14, 2003
Metropolitan Toronto Reference Library, April 13, 2004
Scarborough Arts Council, April 26, 2004
Art Bar reading, Victory Café, July 13, 2004
Writers Workshop, University of Toronto at Mississauga, November 1, 2004
Victory Café, Launch of Frida: Paint Me As A Volcano, November 4, 2004
Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, Launch of Witness: Anthology of Poetry, November 7, 2004
Ryerson Live Poets Society, November 16, 2004
Oakville Poetry Café, Oakville Central Library, November 20, 2005
Art Bar Series, Victory Café, August 8, 2006
Presentation of Frida Kahlo poems for Word Stage, Cervejaria Restaurant, Toronto, September 14, 2006 Presented by Jennifer Dale
St. Catharines Public Library, CAA (Niagara Branch), October 13, 2007
Poetry performance for “We Are What We Have Been Waiting For” fund-raiser for PWA and Buddies in Bad Times Theatre at the Museum for New New Painting, October 15, 2007
Featured reader, St. Catharines Public Library, April 23, 2008
Reading at Launch for Blue, Theatrebooks, Toronto, April 30, 2008
Featured reader, Art Bar Series, Toronto, May 6, 2008
Featured reader, Streetsville Arts Festival, May 24, 2008
Featured reader, IV Lounge, Toronto, June 20, 2008
Book Signing and reading, Mississauga Book Fair, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, September 7, 2008
Featured reader, LitLive, Hamilton, September 7, 2008
Featured reader, Proust and Company, Toronto, April 4, 2009
Reading at Mississauga Book Fair, Living Arts Centre, Mississauga, September 13, 2009
Armenian Community Centre, Hallcrown Place, North York, March 21, 2010
Stanley A. Milner Library Theatre, Edmonton, April 27, 2010
Calgary International Spoken Word Festival, John Dutton Theatre, Calgary, April 28-29, 2010
Amnesty International Fund Raiser, Streetsville, May 9, 2010
Proust and Company, Glad Day Books, Toronto, June 12, 2010
Art Bar Series, Clinton’s, Toronto, June 22, 2010
Hot Sauced Words, Black Swan Tavern, Toronto, September 16, 2010
Dektet Toronto Launch, Revival, Toronto, September 22, 2010
Oakville Poetry Café, Moonshine Café, Oakville, October 17, 2010
LitLive, Sky Dragon Centre, Hamilton, November 7, 2010
The Lyrical Goddess Celebration, Gallery 169, Stratford, April 3, 2011
Art Bar (Paupers Pub), Toronto, July 24, 2012
5th Conference for Diaspora Armenian Writers, Writers’ House, Tsagkhadzor, Armenia, July 12, 2013
Pivot Reading Series, Press Club, Toronto, October 2, 2013
Diaspora Dialogues, 905 Road Show, Guilty Dog Coffee House, Mississauga, Host and reader, March 26, 2014
Diaspora Dialogues, 905 Road Show, Covernotes, Newmarket, March 27, 2014
2014 Literary Forum: Chinese Ethnic Minority Writers & North American
Counterparts. Confucius Institute at the University of Waterloo, at Renison University College, October 24-28, 2014
Quattro Launch, The Supermarket, Toronto, April 7, 2015
Rise Up, Rise Above, Studio 89, 1065 Canadian Place, Mississauga,”
April 12, 2015
Art Bar Series, Black Swan Tavern, Toronto, May 9, 2015
Guernica Launch, The Supermarket, Toronto, June 7, 2015
Quattro Launch, Pressed Pub, Ottawa, June 14, 2015
Cobourg Poetry Workshop, Cobourg, June 18, 2015
St. Cuthbert’s Anglican Church, Oakville, September 20, 2015
Plasticine Poetry Series, Habits Gastropub, Toronto, September 20, 2015
Vibrant Voices of Ontario, Word on the Street, Harbourfront, Toronto,
September 27, 2015
“Remembering Through Poetry,” Arta Gallery, Toronto, September 27,
Panelist, “Hyphens and Hybrids,” The Naked Heart Festival, Buddies
in Bad Times Theatre, October 17, 2015
The Naked Heart Festival, David’s Tea, Toronto, October 17, 2015
Canada & The Armenian Genocide, City Hall, Toronto, October 22, 2015
LitLive Hamilton, Homegrown Hamilton, November 1, 2015
Radio interview by Nancy Jane Bullis, “Howl!” CIUT-FM, Hart House, University of Toronto, November 24, 2015
Dead Poets Society, Art Bar, Black Swan Tavern, Toronto, December
Dooney’s Café, Bloor Street, Toronto, January 19, 2016
World Poetry, New Westminster Public Library, Vancouver,
January 27, 2016
Twisted Poets, Cottage Bistro, Main Street, Vancouver, January 28, 2016
Poetic Justice, Original’s Restaurante Mexicano, Carnavon Street,
Vancouver, January 31, 2016
Armenian Genocide Commemoration, Armenian Community Centre,
Scarborough, April 22, 2018. “They Had Some Rugs” read to an
audience, including Premier Kathleen Wynne, Mayor John Tory,
MP Peter Kent, etc.
Toronto Launch for ‘William Hutt: Soldier Actor,’ Supermarket,
Toronto, May 5, 2018
Guernica Spring Launch, Supermarket, Toronto, May 27, 2018
Art Bar, Cloak and Dagger Pub, Toronto, June 12, 2018
The Secret Handshake Reading Series, Toronto, July 29, 2018
Spoken Ink, Vancouver, Burnaby, B.C., November 20, 2018
Surrey Muse, Surrey, Vancouver, B.C., November 23, 2018
Public Addresses: “Letters To Bless The Eyes.” Hamazkayin Cultural Interviews Centre,
Scarborough, February 23, 2003
“Cultivating Intergenerational Relations: Exploring the Heart of
Adulthood.” Thomas More Institute Convocation, Montreal, June 10,
Panelist, “The Canadian Players 1961 Arctic King Lear.” Sponsored by
Theatre Museum Canada and George Brown Theatre School. Young
Centre for the Performing Arts, Toronto, November 9, 2007
“On Being an Armenian Who Writes Only in English.” St. Mary’s Apostolic
Church, Scarborough, April 3, 2012
“Traumatic Encounters in The Sandcastle Girls,” Armenian Cultural Centre,
Toronto, October 22, 2012
Radio Broadcast: “Aural Tapestry.” Chris Chambers with Keith Garebian and Peter Jelavich on German Cabaret and The Making of ‘Cabaret.’ Radio Netherlands, June18, 2002
Interview for Literary Press Group, Book Expo, Metro Convention Centre, Toronto, June 27, 2005
“Howl,” CIUT, Hart House, Toronto, August 10, 2010
Television Broadcast: “Humanism and the Arts” on Vision TV, Dec. 12, 2011
“World Poetry Cafe,” CO-OP 100.5, Vancouver, B.C., January 28, 2016
Hugh Hood. Boston: Twayne, 1983.
Hugh Hood and His Works. Toronto: ECW Press, 1985.
William Hutt: A Theatre Portrait. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1988.
Leon Rooke and His Works. Toronto: ECW Press, 1989.
A Well-Bred Muse: Selected Theatre Writings 1978–1988. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1991.
George Bernard Shaw and Christopher Newton: Explorations of Shavian Theatre. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1993.
The Making of ‘My Fair Lady’. Toronto: ECW Press, 1993.
2nd printing, 1998. Third printing, 2004. Rights sold to Firefly Book Club, Doubleday Book Club, Reynolds & Hearn.
The Making of ‘Gypsy’. Toronto: ECW Press, 1994.
2nd printing, 1998. Third printing, 2004. Rights sold to Firefly Book Club, Doubleday Book Club, Reynolds & Hearn
The Making of ‘West Side Story’. Toronto: ECW Press, 1995.
2nd printing, 1998. Third printing, 2004. Rights sold to Firefly Book Club, Doubleday Book Club, Reynolds & Hearn
The Making of ‘Cabaret’. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1999. Second printing, 2004. Rights sold to Firefly Book Club, Doubleday Book Club, Reynolds & Hearn
Pain: Journeys Around My Parents. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 2000.
The Making of ‘Guys and Dolls’. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 2002. Second printing, 2004. Rights sold to Firefly Book Club, Doubleday Book Club, Reynolds & Hearn.
Reservoir of Ancestors. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 2003.
Samson’s Hair and other Satiric Fantasies. Toronto: Micro Prose, 2004.
Frida: Paint Me as A Volcano/Frida: Un Volcan de Souffrance. Ottawa: Buschek Books, 2004.
Blue: The Derek Jarman Poems. Winnipeg: Signature Editions, 2008.
Children of Ararat. Calgary: Frontenac House, 2010.
The Making of ‘Cabaret’ (New Revised Edition), New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.
Moon on Wild Grasses (haiku). Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2013.
Accidental Genius: The Pantheon of Modern American Poets. Toronto: Guernica, 2015.
Georgia and Alfred. Toronto: Quattro Books, 2015.
Lerner and Loewe’s ‘My Fair Lady.’ London: Routledge, 2016.
William Hutt: Soldier Actor. Guernica Editions: 2017.
Poetry is Blood. Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2018.
Against Forgetting. Calgary: Frontenac House, 2019.
Colours to the Chameleon: Canadian Actors on Shakespeare. Toronto: Guernica, 2019.
In The Bowl of My Eye. Work in Progress.
Mini-Musings: Miniature Essays on Theatre and Poetry. Work in Progress.
William Hutt: Masks and Faces. Oakville: Mosaic Press, 1995.
Tiananmen Flight by Patrick S. Nicholson. Mosaic Press, 2001.
In the Museum of Leonardo Da Vinci by Jeffrey Round. Toronto:
Tightrope Books, 2014. (Shortlisted ReLit Award for Poetry)
Parts of Books:
The Question as Commitment: A Symposium. Thomas More Institute Papers/77 Montreal: Perry Printing, 1979.
The Oxford Companion to Canadian Literature. ed. William Toye. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1983.
The Montreal Storytellers. ed. J.R. (Tim) Struthers Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1985.
Beacham’s Popular Fiction in America. ed. Walton Beacham Washington, D.C.: Beacham Publishing, 1986.
Dictionary of Literary Biography: Canadian Writers Since 1960. (First Series), ed. W.H. New. Detroit, Michigan: Gale, 1986.
The Bumper Book. ed. John Metcalf. Toronto: ECW Press, 1986.
Popular World Fiction 1900‑Present. ed. W. Beacham and S. Niemeyer.
Carry on Bumping. ed. John Metcalf. Toronto: ECW Press, 1988.
The Oxford Companion to Canadian Theatre. ed. E. Benson and L. Conolly. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1989.
Magill’s Masterplots II: Drama. California: Salem Press, 1990.
Magill’s Masterplots II: Juvenile and Young Adult Fiction. California: Salem Press, 1991.
Das englisch-kanadische Drama. ed. Albert Reiner Glaap Dusseldorf: Schwann, 1992.
Raging Like a Fire: A Celebration of Irving Layton. ed. Henry Beissel and Joy Bennett Montreal: Vehicule, 1993.
Great Events from History II: Arts and Culture. California: Salem Press, 1993. (Fokine’s Les Sylphides; Royal National Theatre Established under the direction of Sir Laurence Olivier)
On-Stage and Off-Stage: English Canadian Drama in Discourse. ed. Albert Reiner Glaap with Rolf Althof. St. John’s, NF: Breakwater, 1996.
Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America. California: Salem Press, 1998. (The Long Walk Home)
Magill’s Encyclopedia of Propaganda. California: Salem Press, 1998. (John Buchan)
Ready Reference: Family Life. California: Salem Press, 1998 (Male circumcision; Jerome Bruner; Arnold L. Gesell)
Biographical Encyclopedia of Twentieth Century World Leaders. California: Salem Press, 1999. (Robert Laird Borden; Jeanne Sauve; Joseph R. Smallwood; W.A.C. Bennett; Vincent Massey; Mahatma Gandhi)
Magill’s Medical Guide: Pediatrics. California: Salem Press,1999. (Frostbite; Masturbation; Testicular Torsion; Warts; Strawberry Hemangiomas; Hymen)
Racial and Ethnic Relations in America. California: Salem Press, 1999 (Vietnamese Canadians; Refugees: Canadian Policy; African Canadians; Arab Canadians; Racial and Ethnic Jokes and Humor)
The Sixties in America. California: Salem Press, 1999 (The French Connection; John Cheever; Jane Fonda)
Encarta Yearbook, 1998, 1999. Article on Broadway.
Encyclopedia of World Geography. California: Salem Press, 2000. (Gazetteer of Southeast Asia)
Critical Survey of Long Fiction. California: Salem Press, 2000. (Gay and Lesbian Long Fiction)
World Philosophers and their Works. California: Salem Press, 2000. (An Autobiography (Gandhi), Barthes’ Mythologies; Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s Letters and Papers from Prison)
Magill’s Guide to Military History. California: Salem Press, 2000. (Rajput Rebellion; Guam, 1944; Panipat, 1399; Akbar; Chandragupta Maurya; Edward I; Edward, the Black Prince; Henry V; Montcalm; Petain; Pyrrhus; Tigranes the Great; Charles George Gordon; Vimy Ridge)
Encyclopedia of the Ancient World. California: Salem Press, 2001. (Lucius Apuleius; Chandragupta Maurya; Croesus; Tigranes the Great of Armenia)
Magill’s Guide to Military History. California: Salem Press, 2001. (Akbar; Chandragupta Maurya; Edward I; Edward, the Black Prince; Henry V; Louis-Joseph de Montcalm; Henri-Philippe Petain; Pyrrhus; Tigranes the Great; Charles George Gordon; Vimy Ridge)
Magill’s Encyclopedia of Science: Animal Life. California: Salem Press, 2001. (Cheetahs)
Great Events of the Twentieth Century. California: Salem Press, 2001. (Adrienne Clarkson Becomes Governor-General)
Nobel Prize Winners. California: Salem Press, 2002. (Derek Walcott)
“Introduction” to Inuk (a play) by Henry Beissel. Toronto: Playwrights Canada Press, 2001.
Masterplots II: Poetry Series, Rev. ed. California: SalemPress, 2002. (Audrey Lorde’s “Rooming Houses Are Old Women”)
Cyclopedia of Literary Places. California: Salem Press, 2002. (Henry IV, Part I; Measure for Measure; Merchant of Venice; Patience; Private Lives; “Tevye the Dairyman”; Twelfth Night; Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?; Henry VIII; King John; The Lady’s Not For Burning; The Merry Wives of Windsor; A Mid-summer Night’s Dream; Timon of Athens)
Critical Survey of Drama: 2nd Rev. ed. California: Salem Press, 2003. (Charles Ludlam; Yasmina Reza)
Rocks and Rhythm (An Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Poetry), ed. Lenny Everson. Toronto: Beret Days Book, 2003. (“Blue is a Hole” and “Prospero”)
Cherish Our Heritage (Recueil bilingue de poesie). ed. Katherine L. Gordon. London, On: HMS Press, 2004. (“The Lake”)
Witness: Anthology of Poetry. ed. John B. Lee. Mississauga, Serengeti Press, 2004. (“Revelations”; “Madness and Thirst”)
The Seventies in America. California: Salem Press, 2005.
(Literature in Canada; Jaws (film); Mon Oncle Antoine)
And no one knows the blood we share (Poems from the Feminist Caucus), ed. Katerina Fretwell (Living Archives of the Feminist Caucus, League of Canadian Poets, 2005) (“Eve”)
Great Lives from History: The Nineteenth Century, 18011900. California: Salem Press, 2006. (Susanna Moodie)
Great Events from History: The Nineteenth Century, 18011900. California: Salem Press, 2006. (1894‑1897: Armenian Massacres)
Love the Main Course. Thornhill, ON: Beret Day Press, 2005. (“Cabanel’s ‘The Birth of Venus’”; “Dracula Shares His Secret”)
Seminal: The Anthology of Canada’s Gay Male Poets, ed. John Barton and Billeh Nickerson. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press, 2007. (“Sapphic Interlude,” “The Life of Art in Thievery,” “Untitled Sound Poem”)
Arms Like Ladders: The Eloquent She (Poems from the Feminist Caucus), ed. Katerina Fretwell (League of Canadian Poets, 2007) (“Cabanel’s ‘The Birth of Venus’”)
The Saving Bannister (Niagara Poetry Anthology, Vol. 22) (“Thaya Whitten’s Red Horse”)
Garden Variety (An anthology of flower poems), ed. Lily Contento. (Thornhill, On: Quattro Books, 2007) (“Orchids”)
Great Events from History: The 20th Century, 1941–1970, Robert F. Gorman. California: Salem Press, 2007. (On the Waterfront Wins Best Picture; Saroyan’s The Human Comedy)
Ascent Aspirations, Anthology Seven (Spring 2009). (“Teotihuacan”)
Naji Naaman’s literary prizes 2009. Maison naaman pour la culture (Lebanon). (“Death in Five Segments,” “Teotihuacan,” “The Last Queen of Hawaii”)
The Saving Bannister (Niagara Poetry Anthology, Vol. 24) (Dikranegert” and “July in Diyarbekir”)
The Saving Bannister (Niagara Poetry Anthology, Vol. 25) (“Caryl in ICU” and “The Ice Storm”)
Implicate Me: Short Essays on Reading Contemporary Poems. Elana Woolf. Guernica, 2010. (“On Cabanel’s ‘The Birth of Venus”)
Indian Voices, ed. Jasmine Da Costa. Forty-two Bookz Galaxy. 2011. (“The Retreat”)
Crave It (Writers and Artists Do Food). Red Claw Press, 2011 (“Okra” and “Peas”)
The Saving Bannister (Niagara Poetry Anthology, Vol. 26) (“Homage to Vermeer”)
The Saving Bannister (Niagara Poetry Anthology, Vol. 27) (“My Father’s Shoes”)
Seek It (Writers and Artists Do Sleep). Toronto: Red Claw Press, 2012 (“Masturbation”)
Poet to Poet. Eds. Julie Roorda and Elana Wolff. Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2012. (“Desire and Illness”)
Two Letters…And Counting! Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2013. (Essay: “Tony Nardi’s Rough Theatre.”)
“Blue Jasmine” (poem), (Rampike, Vol. 23/No.1)
“Camera Work” (poem), (Rampike, Vol. 23/No. 2)
“Armenian Elegy” (poem), Surrey International Writers’ Conference
Writing Contest Anthology, 2014
Erotic Haiku: Skin to Skin, eds. George Swede and Terry Ann Carter. Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, 2017. (Haiku poem)
Heartwood: Poems for the Love of Trees, ed. Lesley Strutt. Toronto: Poets.ca, 2018. (“Fallen Tree Sequence”)
“Strategy and Theme in The Art of R.K. Narayan,” Ariel, Vol. 5, No. 4, October 1974, 70–81.
“Desire as Art: Leonard Cohen’s The Favourite Game,” Le Chien D’Or/The Golden Dog, No.4, November 1974, 29–34.
“V.S. Naipaul’s Negative Sense of Place,” Journal of Commonwealth Literature, Vol. X, No.1 (August 1975), 23–35.
“The Real Course of Life: The Novels of John Buell,” Canadian Literature, No. 67 (Winter 1976), 74–84.
“’The Spirit of Place’ in R.K. Narayan,” World Literature Written in English, Vol. 14, No.2 (November 1975), 291–299.
“Narayan’s Compromise in Comedy,” The Literary Half-Yearly, Vol. XVII, No.1 (January 1976), 77–92.
“The Financial Expert: Kubera’s Myth in a Parable of Life and Death,” The International Fiction Review, Vol.3, No. 2, July 1976, 126–132.
“Surfacing: Apocalyptic Ghost Story,” Mosaic, IX/3, Spring 1976, 1–9.
“The Desert and The Garden: The Theme of Completeness in Voss,” Modern Fiction Studies, Winter 1976–77, Vol. 22, No. 4, 557–569. Also excerpted in Contemporary Literary Criticism, Vol. 9, 563–566.
“The Swing In The Garden: Hood’s Pastoral.” Paper delivered at The Commonwealth in Canada Conference. Concordia University, Montreal, October 19, 1978.
“Don Gutteridge’s Mythic Tetralogy,” Canadian Literature, No.87 (Winter 1980), 25–41.
“The Grotesque Satire of A House For Mr. Biswas,” Modern Fiction Studies, Vol. 30, No.3, Autumn 1984, 487–496.
The Deflationary Structure in Metcalf’s Novellas,” The Malahat Review, No. 70, March 1985, 118–130.
“In the Aftermath of Empire: Identities In The Commonwealth Of Literature,” Canadian Forum, Vol. 68, No. 780, 25–33.
“Why is English theatre in Quebec becoming politically irrelevant?” Performing Arts in Canada, Winter 1978, Vol.XV, No.4, 29–32.
“Alexander Hausvater’s theatre of political shock,” Performing Arts in Canada, Vol. XVII, No.1, 48–50.
“Guido Tondino: a first-rate designer in a third world theatre,” Performing Arts in Canada, Vol. XVII, No. 4, 41–43.
“Production Log of Spinoza,” Performing Arts in Canada, Vol. XIX, No. 1, 47–54.
“The dramatic art of Brian Bedford: Unravelling the mystery from the text,” Performing Arts in Canada, Vol. XX, No.4, 33–38.
“The Rise and Fall of London’s Grand Theatre,” Performing Arts in Canada, Vol. XXI, No.2, 25–29.
“The Mythology of Hockey,” Canadian Forum, Vol.63, No. 727 (April 1983), 6–9.
“The Importance of Being Hockney,” Canadian Forum, Vol. 65, No. 755, 31–33.
“The Magic Craft: John Murrell’s poetic theatre,” Canadian Forum, Vol. 66, No. 759, 35–38.
“Comus Music Theatre,” Canadian Forum, Vol. 66, No. 762 (October 1986), 40–42.
“The Play’s the Thing: The Morality of Rewriting,” Canadian Forum, Vol. 66, No. 764, 24–28.
“Trying to Get Home: A Profile of Heath Lamberts,” Canadian Forum, Vol. 67, No. 768 (April 1987), 33–36.
“The Peter Moss Solution,” Canadian Forum, Vol. 67, No.770 (June/July 1987), 45–49.
“Enter Stage Centre: Can Toronto Build a National Theatre?” Canadian Forum, Vol. 67, No. 771, 24–29.
“Robin Phillips Reascendant,” Canadian Forum, Vol. 67, No. 773 (November 1987), 29–35.
“An Actor’s Impressions: 1964–1980 (Barry MacGregor),” Canadian Theatre Review, No. 30 (Spring 1981), 14–17.
“Eduard Kochergin at the Shaw,” Canadian Theatre Review, No. 61, Winter 1989, 13–18.
“The Goldby Touch,” Theatrum, April/May 1992, 8–12.
“Carver’s Web,” Theatrum, June/July/August 1992, 16–20.
“Shaw, Our Contemporary,” Theatrum, April/May 1993, 16–20.
“Casting Light on Stage Narrative,” Theatrum, Summer 1994, 13–17.
“Being God’s Fool: Heath Lamberts on Comedy,” Theatrum, Winter 1994–95, 13–17.
“Bringing Hamlet Home,” Canadian Forum, June 2000, 16–19.
“Murderous Indifference,” Literary Review of Canada, Vol.9, No. 3, April 2001, 11–14. Also posted on http://www.groong.com.
“Celebrating Stratford’s Fiftieth,” Books in Canada, Vol. 31, No.7, October 2002, 18–23.
Poetry: the third eye, Quarry, Antigonish Review, Impulse, Inscape, Pocket Poetry (Florida), Echo, Aurora: Canadian Writing 1978, The Malahat Review, Tributaries, Surface & Symbol, The Ontario Poetry Society Newsletter, Literary Review of Canada, Outlooks, Rocks and Rhythm, Exile, Witness, Queen’s Alumni Review, Verse Afire, Ascent Aspirations, Humanist Perspectives, The Saving Bannister, The Lakeview International Journal Of Literature and Art, Armenian Poetry Project, Rampike, Freefall Magazine, Destine Literare
Book Reviews: Canadian Literature, Books in Canada, Canadian Forum, Quill & Quire, Quarry, Modern Fiction Studies, Chimo, CACLALS Newsletter, Journal of Canadian Fiction, Scene Changes, Canadian Theatre Review, The Gazette, The Montreal Star, Montreal Calendar Magazine, The Toronto Star, Queen’s Quarterly, Maclean’s, Essays on Canadian Writing, Metropolis, The Globe and Mail, The National Post, The Literary Review of Canada, Surface & Symbol, World Literature Today
Theatre Reviews and Features: Scene Changes, Performing Arts in Canada, Journal of Canadian Studies, Queen’s Quarterly, Canadian Forum, Theatrum, Toronto Tonight, Theatre News, Royal Alexandra Theatre house program, Stratford Festival house program, Forever Young, Gaiety.ca, Lifestyles Magazine, The Canadian Encyclopedia, Shaw Festival house program
Acting (for film): Homeless (2006). Pastor Harris. Produced, written, and directed by Horace Chan. 15 min. 30 sec. HDV (colour)
Spy City (2007). Councillor Keith Edwards. Written by Robin Dillon. Produced and directed by Horace Chan. HDV (colour)
***Numerous citations in many international books of literary criticism, theatre studies, academic essays, theses, dissertations, and biographies, such as:
Dikran Abrahamian, Minas Kojayan, and Jirair Tutunjian’s Keghart.com 2012-2014
Ernesto Acevedo-Munoz’s ‘West Side Story’ as Cinema
Fawzia Afzal-Khan’s Cultural Imperialism and the Indo-Anglian Novel: Genre and Ideology
in R.K. Narayan, Anita Desai, Kamala Markandaya, and Salman Rushdie
Shehla Ali and Alka Gopal’s “Themes Prevalent in the Novels of V.S. Naipaul,” The Criterion
Alexandre Badue’s “Comedy Tomorrow, Tragedy Tonight: Defining the Aesthetics of Tragedy on Broadway” M.Music, University of Cincinatti, 2007
Misha Berson’s Something’s Coming, Something Good (West Side Story and the American Imagination)
John Francis Raymond Ashworth’s “The Catholic Ethos in the Novels of John Buell.” (M.A.
Thesis, University of British Columbia)
Bibliography of Criticism of Indian Literature in English (1970-1990)
Geoffrey Block’s Enchanted Evenings: The Broadway Musical from ‘Show Boat’ to Sondheim and Lloyd Webber
Kerstin Lind Bonnier’s “Furniture and Possessions in A House for Mr. Biswas by V.S. Naipaul” (Dissertation, Stockholm University)
Donna Bontatibus’s “Reconnecting with the Past: Personal Hauntings in Margaret Atwood’s The Robber Bride,” Papers on Language and Literature
Christopher Bram’s Eminent Outlaws: The Gay Writers Who Changed America
Stephen Brock’s A Travelling Colonial Architecture: Home and Nation in Selected Works by Patrick White, Peter Carey, Xavier Herbert, and James Bardon. (Ph.D. dissertation, The Flinders University of South Australia)
Diana Brydon and Irene Rima Makaryk’s Shakespeare in Canada: A World Elsewhere
Douglas B. Buchanan’s “The Canada Council, The Regional Theatre System and the English-Canadian Playwright 1957-1975”
Cordelia Candelaria’s Encyclopedia of Popular Latino Culture, Vol. 2
S. Chelliah’s “Gandhian Heroes’ as portrayed in Raja Rao’s Kanthapura and R.K. Narayan’s Waiting for the Mahatma: An Appraisal”
Robert Cooper’s Musical Austrian Jewish Exiles
Susan Copoloff-Mechanic’s Pilgrim’s Progress: A Study of the Short Stories of Hugh Hood
Sukhendu Das’s “Intercultural Dialogue: A Study of Patrick White’s Voss and A Fringeof Leaves,” IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science
Dan Dietz’s The Complete Book of 1950s Broadway Musicals
Robert D. Denham’s Poets on Painting: A Bibliography, Encyclopedia of Asian-American Literature
Jaydipsinh Dodiya’s Perspectives in Indian English Fiction
Nancy E.L. Earle’s “Writers-in-Residence in Canada, 1965-2000,” (Ph.D. Dissertation,Simon Fraser University, B.C.)
Wayne E. Edmonstone’s Nathan Cohen: The Making of a Critic
Thomas L. Erskine, James Michael Welsh, and John C. Tibbett’s Video Versions: Film
Adaptations of Plays on Video
William Everett’s The Musical: A Research and Information Guide
William Everett and Paul R. Laird’s The Cambridge Companion to the Musical
Erin Fallen, R.C. Feddersen and James Kurtzleben’s A Reader’s Companion to the Short Story in English
William Farina’s The German Cabaret Legacy in American Popular Music
Sarah Alexandra Ferguson’s Canadian Feminist Directors: Using the Canon for Social Change
Jacqueline Finch’s “The East Indian West Indian Male in Naipaul’s Early Caribbean Novels,” Caribbean Quarterly, Vol. 32, No.1/2
Jason Fitzgerald’s “I Had a Dream: Rose’s Turn,” musical theatre and the star effigy
Caryl Flinn’s Brass Diva: The Life and Legends of Ethel Merman
Benjamin Forkner’s “Short Story Cycles of the Americas, A Transitional Post-Colonial
Form: A Study of V.S. Naipaul’s Miguel Street, Ernest Gaines’s Bloodline, and Gabriel
Garcia Marquez’s Los Funerales de Mama Grande” (Ph. D. Dissertation, Louisiana State
Noralee Frankel’s Stripping Gypsy: The Life of Gypsy Rose Lee
Raymond Jean Frontain & Basudeb Chakraborti, eds. A Talent for the Particular: Critical
Essays on R.K. Narayan
Jane Frugtneit’s “F.O.O.D. (Fighting Order Over Disorder): An Analysis of Food and Its Significance in the Australian Novels of Christina Stead, Patrick White and Thea Astley”(Ph. D. dissertation, James Cook University)
Sabine Freyling’s The Sum of No Equation
Marjorie Garber’s Shakespeare and Modern Culture
Wes D. Gehring’s Genre-Busting Dark Comedies of the 1970s: Twelve American Films
Barbara Godard’s “A Literature in the Making: Rewriting and the Dynamism of the Cultural Field. Quebec Women Writers in English Canada”
Katharine Goodland and John O’Connor’s Shakespeare in Performance since 1991: Vol. 3: Canada and the U.S.
Robert Gordon’s The Oxford Handbook of Sondheim Studies
Sherill Grace’s Making Theatre: A Life of Sharon Pollock
Bridget Grogan’s “’Abject Dictatorship of the Flesh’: Corporeality in the Fiction of
Patrick White” (Ph.D. dissertation, Rhodes University)
Rainier Grutman’s “Refraction and Recognition: Literary multilingualism in translation,” Target
Judith Lynn Hanna’s Gypsy: The Art of the Tease (book review)
James M. Harding and Cindy Rosenthal’s The Sixties, Center Stage: Mainstream and Popular Performances in a Turbulent Decade (Univ. of Michigan, 2017)
M.C. Hawkey’s Imagination and Empathy in the Novels of Janet Frame
Rachel G. Hile’s “Disability and the Characterization of Katherine in The Taming of the Shrew,” Disabilities Studies Quarterly
Colin Hill’s “Leonard Cohen’s Lives in Art: The Story of the Artist in His Novels, Poems and Songs,” (M.A. Thesis, McGill University)
Warren Hoffman’s The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical
Indian Armenians: Armenians in India
Douglas Ivison’s “A Reader’s Guide to the Intersection of Time and Space: Urban
Specialization in Hugh Hood’s Around the Mountain” Studies in Canadian Literature
Deborah Jowitt’s Jerome Robbins: His Life, His Theater, His Dance
Dr. Badal Kariye’s A Book of South and North American Writers
W. J. Keith’s A Canadian Odyssey: A Reading of Hugh Hood’s The New Age Series
W.J. Keith’s God’s Plenty: A Study of Hugh Hood’s Short Fiction
C. Kern’s Changing Gender Roles and the Pygmalion Motif–Shaw’s “Pygmalion” and the
Musical “My Fair Lady” in their Contexts
Christel Kerskens’s “Escaping the Labyrinth of Deception: A Postcolonial Approach to Margaret Atwood’s Novels” (Ph.D. dissertation, Universite Libre de Bruxelles)
Chhote Lal Khatri’s R.K. Narayan: Reflections and Re-Evaluation
Raymond Knapp’s The American Musical and the Performance of Personal Identity
Sarah E. Kolat’s “Stripping the Veneer and Exposing a Symbol in Mendes’s ‘Cabaret’” (M.A. Thesis, University of Washington, 2015)
Aleksander Kustec’s “The Fusion of the Imagination and the Material Universe: Hugh Hood, Flying a Red Kite,” Acta Neophilologica
Jennifer Lawn’s “Trauma and Recovery in Janet Frame’s Fiction” (Ph.D. Dissertation, University of British Columbia)
Irving Layton’s Wild Gooseberries:The Selected Letters
Linda Leith’s “Quebec Fiction in English During the 1980s: A Case Study in Marginality,” SCL/ELC
Margaret Atwood: Vision and Form (eds. Kathryn van Spanckeren and Jan Garden Castro
Mary Z. Maher’s Actors Talk About Shakespeare
Fraidie Martz and Andrew Wilson’s A Fiery Soul: The Life and Theatrical Times of John Hirsch,
Masculinities in Twentieth-and Twenty-first Century French and Francophone Literature (ed. Edith Biegler Vandervoort)
Pamela Matthew’s “Native Theatre in Canada (A Report Presented to The Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples by Native Earth Performing Arts Inc.) July 1993
Julius Maximilian’s “Kanadas Gesellschaft im Spiegel des Familiendramas” (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Wurtzburg)
Derek John McGovern’s Eliza Undermined: The Romanticisation of Shaw’s ‘Pygmalion’
Gaile McGregor’s The Wacousta Syndrome
Stephanie May McKenzies’s “Canada’s Day of Atonement: The Contemporary Literary
Renaissance, The Native Cultural Renaissance and Post-Centenary Canadian Mythology,” (Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Toronto)
Katherine McLeod’s “’Oui, Let’s scat’: Listening to Multi-Vocality in George Elliott Clarke’s
Jazz Opera Quebecite,” Mosaic: An Interdisciplinary Critical Journal
Katherine Marikaan McLeod’s “Poetry and Performance: Listening to a Multi-Vocal Canada”
Scott McMillin’s The Musical as Drama
Susan McNicoll’s The Opening Act: Canadian Theatre History, 1945-1953
Kavita Nandan’s “V.S.Naipaul: A Diasporic Vision,” Journal of Caribbean Literature
W.H. New’s Encyclopedia of Literature in Canada, Contemporary Writing of Atlantic Canada
Shelley Newman and Sherrill Grace’s “Lill in Review: A Working Bibliography,” Theatre Research in Canada
Burkhard Niederhoff’s “The Return of the Dead in Margaret Atwood’s Surfacing and Alias Grace,” Connotations (A Journal for Critical Debate)
Reingard M. Nischik, eds. The Canadian Short Story: Interpretations
Rob Nixon’s London Calling: V.S. Naipaul, Post-Colonial Mandarin
Alba Olmi’s “Janet Frame: Uma Escritora de Ficcao e a Ficcao de Uma EscritoraL Os Multiplos Processos da Autobiografia Estetica” (Ph.D. dissertation, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul)
Beth Osnes’s Acting (An International Encyclopedia)
Alice Marie Palumbo’s “The Recasting of the Female Gothic in the Novels of Margaret Atwood” (Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto)
Angela C. Pao’s No Safe Spaces: Re-casting Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in American Theater (Univ of Michigan, 2010)
Jeong-Seon Park’s “An Exploration of the Outsider’s Role in Selected Works by Joseph Conrad, Malcolm Lowry, and V.S. Naipaul” (Ph. D. dissertation, University of London)
Violet Mary Penistan’s A Short History of the Canadian Players: 1954-1966
L. Monique Pittman’s Authorizing Shakespeare on Film and Television: Gender, Class Ethnicity
Nora Polley and Shawn DeSouza-Coelho’s Whenever You’re Ready
Kerry Powell and Peter Raby’s Oscar Wilde in Context
Arthur Pritchard’s Rev. of The Making of Cabaret, Theatre Research International, Vol. 39, Issue 1
Mohit Kumar Ray’s V.S. Naipaul: Critical Essays, Vol. 3
Dieter Riemenschneider’s “’The Train Has Moved On’: R.K. Narayan’s The Guide and
Literary History,” Asiatic
T.F. Rigelhof and Gabor Szilasi’s This is Our Writing
Mark Robinson’s The World of Musicals: An Encyclopedia of Stage, Screen, and Song
Marvin Rosenberg’s The Masks of Antony and Cleopatra
Rachel Lee Rubin and Jeffrey Paul Melnick’s Immigration and American Popular Culture: An
Julie Sanders’s Shakespeare and Music: Afterlives and Borrowings
Jaina C. Sanga’s South Asian Novelists in English: An A-Z Guide
Yukio Sawabe and Dr. Eijun Senaha’s An Annotated Bibliography: Vikram Seth’s Works, and Related Criticism, with a Background Study of Post-Colonial Literature and Modern Indian History and Culture
Krishna Sen’s Critical Essays on R.K. Narayan’s ‘The Guide’
Peter Simpson’s “The Trick of Standing Upright”: Allen Curnow and James K. Baxter
Sydney Singh’s Caribbean Bibliography of Critical Writing on the West Indian Novel
Cynthia E. Soldan’s “The Ghosts of Margaret Atwood and Henry James: An Analysis of the Relationship Between Surfacing and ‘The Jolly Corner’” (M.A. Thesis, Lakehead University)
Alex Spence’s Gay Canada: a bibliography and videography, 1984-2008
Teresa Stankiewicz’s “Performance, Playwriting and Pedagogy: Teaching Devised Theatre
In the Digital Age,” Theatre Arts
Larry Stempel’s Showtime: A History of the Broadway Musical Theatre
Richard Stirling’s Julie Andrews (An Intimate Biography)
Nathan Stith’s “Creating West Side Story: An Investigation of the Sociopolitical Backgrounds and Collaborative Relationships of Jerome Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim in the Creation of the Original Broadway Production of ‘West Side Story’” (M.A. Thesis, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2011)
Fraser Sutherland’s “Hugh Hood’s ‘The New Age’ and the Canadian Style” in Images of Canada: Interiors and Exteriors, ed. Yugoslav Association for Canadian Studies
Neil Sutherland’s History of Canadian Childhood and Youth: A Bibliography
Aya Suzuki’s “Deconstructive Analysis of Sally Bowles as an American: Fake Femme
Fatale in Cabaret”
Peter Szaffko’s “The Hungarian Connection: Hungarians and the Theatre in Canada”
Sushma Tandon’s Bharati Mukherjee’s Fiction: A Perspective
Millie Taylor and Dominic Symonds’s Studying Musical Theatre: Theory and Practice
Frances Teague’s Shakespeare and the American Popular Stage
Brian Trehearne’s Canadian Poetry 1920 to 1960
Jeff Turner’s “Cabaret: Play Guide.” Theater Latte Da and Hennepin Theatre Trust.
Brian Uzzi and Jarrett Spiro’s Collaboration and Creativity: The Small World Problem
Amanda Vail’s Somewhere: The Life of Jerome Robbins
Elizabeth Wells’s West Side Story: Cultural Perspectives on an American Musical
Jeffrey Aaron Weingarten’s Lyric Historiography in Canadian Modernist Poetry, 1962-1981
Alan Whitehorn’s The Armenian Genocide: The Essential Reference Guide
Matt Windman’s “The Roots of Tradition.” rev. of Wonder of Wonders: A cultural History of
‘Fiddler on the Roof,’ Theatre News Online
Gina Wisker’s Margaret Atwood: An Introduction to Critical Views of Her Fiction
Stacy Wolff’s A Problem Like Maria
Megan Bollander Woller’s A Place for ‘West Side Story’ (1961): Gender, Race, and Tragedy in Hollywood’s Adaptation
Megan Bollander Woller’s ‘Happ’ly-Ever-Aftering’: Changing Social and Industry Conventions in Hollywood Musical Adaptations, 1960-75
Carolyn Quinn’s Mama Rose’s Turn
Peter Szaffko’s “The Hungarian Connection: Hungarians and the Theatre in Canada,” Central European Journal