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Billeh Nickerson fonds

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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Billeh Nickerson fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Date Range
1986-2009
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting the work of Canadian poet and author Billeh Nickerson. The fonds documents poetry, essays, and articles written by Nickerson, press coverage of his work, and various events at which he participated as an author or poet. Included in the fonds are poems, essays, …
Collection
Archives
Material Type
Textual records
Date Range
1986-2009
Part Of
Billeh Nickerson fonds
Creator
Billeh Nickerson
Fonds Number
F0004
Language
English
Physical Description
58 cm of textual records 3 photographs : b&w ; 25.3 x 20.3 and 17.8 x 12.7 cm
Extent
.58 m
History / Biographical
Billeh Nickerson (b. 1972) is a Canadian writer, editor, performer, producer and arts advocate. Nickerson was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, grew up in Langley, British Columbia, and currently resides in Vancouver British Columbia. He has an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts from the University of Victoria and a masters degree in Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia. In 2000, Nickerson published The Asthmatic Glassblower and other poems with Arsenal Pulp. It was nominated for the Publishing Triangle Poetry Prize. He is also the author of the humorous essay collection Let Me Kiss it Better: Elixirs for the Not So Straight and Narrow (Arsenal Pulp, 2002) and co-editor of Seminal: The Anthology of Canada's Gay Male Poets with John Barton (Arsenal Pulp, 2007). In 2009, he published McPoems (Arsenal Pulp, 2009). Nickerson is a founding member of the performance troupe Haiku Night in Canada. He is also the past editor of the literary journals Event and Prism international, and served on the National Council of the Writers’ Union of Canada. Nickerson was Queen’s University’s 2008 Writer in Residence.
Scope and Content
Fonds consists of records documenting the work of Canadian poet and author Billeh Nickerson. The fonds documents poetry, essays, and articles written by Nickerson, press coverage of his work, and various events at which he participated as an author or poet. Included in the fonds are poems, essays, press clippings, programmes, correspondence, press passes, desk calendars, flyers, and photographs.
Storage Location
/01-/03: 10.3.2 /04: 10.3.3 /05: 10.3.2
Access Restrictions
The collection is open to researchers. There are no access restrictions.
Arrangement
The fonds is arranged into five series: 1-Personal records 2-Essays 3-Poetry 4-Albums 5-Photographs
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2004-102, 2009-034
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Collection
Archives
Part Of
Brad Fraser fonds
Description Level
Fonds
Date Range
1990-2010
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of records created by Brad Fraser during his work as a playwright, screenwriter, and commentator.
Collection
Archives
Material Type
Textual records
Graphic material
Moving image
Date Range
1990-2010
Part Of
Brad Fraser fonds
Creator
Brad Fraser
Fonds Number
F0035
Scope and Content
The fonds consists of records created by Brad Fraser during his work as a playwright, screenwriter, and commentator.
Notes
Full fonds description in progress. Contact the archive for more information on the fonds.
Storage Location
/01: 14.4.4 /10, 02, 05: 14.4.5 /33, 21, 27, 03: 14.4.6 /25, 15, 19, 06: 14.5.1 /26: 14.5.3 /28, 24: 14.5.5 /34: 14.5.6 /13, 04: 14.5.7 /14: 14.5.8 /32, 17, 31, 30: 10.3.2 /18, 09, 16, 07, 29: 10.3.3 /22, 08, 11, 23: 10.3.4 /12, 20: 10.3.6 XXXXXX
Access Restrictions
Open
Description Level
Fonds
Accession Number
2012-083
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