John Glassco

John Glassco came from an established Montréal family, and lived the better part of his life near the village of Foster in the Eastern Townships of Québec. He was a distinguished poet, novelist, essayist and translator - the Glassco prize for translation was named after him. His works include the widely acclaimed Memoirs of Montparnasse (1970), A Point of Sky (1964), The Fatal Woman (1974) and Selected Poems (1971) for which he won the Governor General's Award.