Weyman Chan

Weyman Chan was born in Calgary, Alberta, in 1963, to immigrant parents from China. Chan wrote his first poem when he was thirteen years old. He has published poems and short stories in a wide variety of literary journals and anthologies. He won the 2002 National Magazine Awards silver prize for his poem “At work,” and the 2003 Alberta Book Award for his first book of poetry, Before a Blue Sky Moon. His second book, Noise From the Laundry, was a finalist for the 2008 Governor General’s Award for Poetry and the 2009 Acorn-Plantos Award for People’s Poetry.

events | 2010-04-29
Talon’s 2010 Cross-Canada Poetry Tour: Vancouver

…Free! Featuring derek beaulieu, Ken Belford, Weyman Chan, Stephen Collis, George Bowering, Frank Davey, … in one season. Governor General’s Award-nominee Weyman Chan is back with hypoderm: notes to myself , a …


events | 2010-04-27
Talon's 2010 Cross-Canada Poetry Tour: Calgary

…Free! Featuring derek beaulieu, George Bowering, Weyman Chan, Stephen Collis, Frank Davey, Garry Thomas Morse, … in one season. Governor General’s Award-nominee Weyman Chan is back with hypoderm: notes to myself , a …


events | 2010-04-22
Talon’s 2010 Cross-Canada Poetry Tour: Edmonton Poetry Festival

…Admission: Free! Featuring George Bowering, Weyman Chan, Stephen Collis, Frank Davey, and Garry Thomas … in one season. Governor General’s Award-nominee Weyman Chan is back with hypoderm: notes to myself , a …