Christopher Levenson

Christopher Levenson

Christopher Levenson (born February 13, 1934 London, England) is a Canadian poet.



Levenson lived in the Netherlands and Germany, before moving to Ottawa in 1968. He became a Canadian citizen in 1973. He has received degrees from Cambridge University, and the University of Iowa.[1]

He was co-founder, and editor, of Arc (magazine),[2] and taught for many years at Carleton University.[3]

His work appeared in The Antigonish Review[4], among other journals, and he is a member og the Writers' Union of Canada.[5]




  • Cairns. Chatto & Windus; Hogarth Press. 1969. ISBN 9780701114862. 
  • Stills. (Chatto & Windus, London, 1972).
  • Into the Open. Golden Dog Press. 1977. ISBN 9780919614239. 
  • The Journey Back. Sesame Press. 1978. ISBN 9780920580004. 
  • Arriving at Night. Mosaic Press. 1986. ISBN 9780889623415. 
  • The Return. Mandeville Press, England. 1986. ISBN 9780904533965. 
  • Half Truths. (Wolsak and Wynn, 1990).
  • Duplicities: New and Selected Poems. Mosaic Press. 1992. ISBN 9780889625273. 
  • The Bridge. BuschekBooks. 2000. ISBN 9781894543026. 
  • Local Time. Stone Flower Press. 2006. ISBN 9780973760729. 


  • Light of the World: An Anthology of Seventeenth Century Dutch Religious and Occasional Poetry. Netherlandic Press. 1982. ISBN 9780919417045. 
  • Seeking Love's Solace (Aliquando Press, 1982).



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