John Glassco

John Glassco came from an established Montr al family, and lived the better part of his life near the village of Foster in the Eastern Townships of Qu bec. He was a distinguished poet, novelist, essayist and translator - the Glassco prize for translation was named after him. His works include the widely acclaimed "Memoirs of Montparnasse" (1970), "A Point of Sky" (1964), "The Fatal Woman" (1974) and "Selected Poems" (1971) for which he won the Governor General's Award.