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Glen Sorestad
108 - 835 Heritage Green
Saskatoon SK  S7H 5J5



  • Glen Sorestad is a Saskatoon writer of poetry and prose. He served as Saskatchewan's first Poet Laureate(2000-2004), becoming Canada's first provincially appointed poet laureate. Sorestad is the author of nearly twenty books of poetry and has written and published many short stories. His poetry has been translated into a half-dozen languages,has been broadcast on radio in several countries, and has appeared in over 50 anthologies and textbooks as well as literary magazines, journals and e-zines across North America and in other countries. He has given over 400 public readings throughout Canada and in nearly twenty states, in France, Norway, Finland and Slovenia.


  • Fiction » Literary
  • Poetry » Literary

Professional Services

  • Editing » Copyediting, Substantive/Structural Editing


  • Along Okema Road. Rubicon Press, 2013
  • A Thief of Impeccable Taste. Sand Crab Books, 2011
  • What We Miss. Thistledown Press, 2010
  • Road Apples. Rubicon Press, 2009
  • Language of Horse. Coracle Press, 2007
  • Halo of Morning. Leaf Press, 2006
  • Blood & Bone, Ice & Stone. Thistledown Press, 2005
  • Grasses & Gravestones. Smoky Peace Press, 2003
  • Dreaming My Grandfather's Dreams. Frog Hollow Press, 2002
  • Leaving Holds Me Here. Thistledown Press, 2001
  • Today I Belong to Agnes. Ekstasis Editions, 2000
  • Icons of Flesh. Ekstasis Editions, 1998
  • Birchbark Meditations. Writers of the Plains series, 1996
  • Jan Lake Sharing(with Jim Harris). privately printed, 1993
  • West Into Night. Thistledown Press, 1991
  • Air Canada Owls. Nightwood Editions, 1990
  • Stalking Place(with Peter Christensen & Jim Harris). Hawk Press, 1988
  • Hold the Rain in Your Hands. Coteau Books, 1985
  • Jan Lake Poems. Harbour Publishing, 1984
  • Ancestral Dances. Thistledown Press, 1979
  • Pear Seeds in My Mouth. Sesame Press, 1977
  • Prairie Pub Poems. Thistledown Press, 1976
  • Wind Songs. Thistledown Press, 1975

Audience Age Groups

    • Adults
    • Secondary School (10-12)
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