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October 12

Doorothy Livesay

1909 – Dorothy Livesay was born in Winnipeg, Canada. She was a leading Canadian poet of the 20th century. In 1928, she published her first collection of poems, Green Pitcher. She joined the Communist party and worked among the unemployed. She and her husband, Duncan Macnair, joined the Unitarian Church in Vancouver, British Columbia. She earned her M.Ed. from the University of British Columbia and a Ph.D. in literature from the University of Waterloo. Read more about Dorothy Livesay.

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