A Stone Diary. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1977.
Milk Stone. Ottawa: Borealis Press, 1974.
The Age of the Bird. Burnaby: Blackfish, 1972.
This Difficult Flowring. Vancouver: Very
Stone House, 1968.
A Lullaby Not to be Sung (And Other Poems). Vancouver: Western Press, 1968.
Time Capsule: New and Selected Poems. Vancouver: Polestar, 1996.
Final Instructions: Early and Uncollected Poems. Vancouver: Orca Sound, 1980.
Barratt, Amy. Rev. of Time Capsule: New and Selected Poems, by Pat Lowther. Quill & Quire 63.7 (1997): 46.
Barton, John. Rev. of Time Capsule: New and Selected
Poems, by Pat Lowther. ARC 39 (1997): 64-70.
Brooks, Toby. Pat Lowthers Continent:
Her Life and Work. Charlottetown, P.E.I.: Gynergy Books, 2000.
Freiwald, Bina T. Rev. of Pat Lowthers
Continent: Her Life and Work, by Toby Brooks. ARC 47
Givner, Joan. Rev. of Pat Lowthers
Continent: Her Life and Work, by Toby Brooks. Quill &
Gibbs, Robert. Rev. of Time Capsule: New and Selected
Poems, by Pat Lowther. Fiddlehead 196 (1998):
Harrison, Keith. Notes on Notes from Furry
Creek. Canadian Literature 155 (1997): 39-48.
Higgins, Iain. Rev. of Time Capsule: New and Selected
Poems, by Pat Lowther. Canadian Literature 155
Howard, Cori. Swimming for Lost Parents: More Than
20 Years After her Father Murdered her Famous Poet
Mother, Chris Lowther Becomes a Poet Herself.National Post
13 July 1999: B9.
Lane, Patrick. Lives of the Poets (Series of Memory
Writings Describing Canadian Literary Figures). Geist
Lowther, Beth. Rewriting a Life [Pat Lowther's Daughter
Beth Reacts to the Novel Furry Creek]. Vancouver
Mallinson, Jean. Woman On/Against Snow: A Poem and
its Sources. Essays on Canadian Writing 32
Ormsby, Eric. Rev. of Time Capsule: New and Selected
Poems, by Pat Lowther. Books In Canada 27.3 (1998):
Putman, Wendy. Rev. of Time Capsule: New and Selected
Poems, by Pat Lowther. Room of One's Own 20.3 (1997):
Ricou, Laurie. Rev. of Time Capsule: New and Selected
Poems, by Pat Lowther. Journal of Canadian Poetry
Success, So Very Late in the Day: The Works of Murdered
Poet Pat Lowther are Inspiring a New Crop of Writers
Weiler, Derek. The Lowther Legacy: Poet Christine
Lowther Recalls her Mother's Murder. Quill & Quire
The Pat Lowther Award is given annually in remembrance of Lowther's life and work.
Pat Lowther, born in 1935 in British Columbia, was once described by fellow poet Anne Marriott as a poet with an unusual power of perceiving and interpreting small things. By the age of ten, Lowther was a published poet, her work having appeared in the Vancouver Sun. Her first collection, This Difficult Flowring, was published in 1968, and four more collections followed in the next nine years. In 1974, Lowther became the first chairwoman of the League of Canadian Poets. Lowther disappeared in 1975, and in 1977, her husband, Roy Lowther, was charged with her murder. Many of her fellow poets wrote tributes to Lowther on her death, including Elizabeth Brewster's For Pat Lowther. In 1980, the Pat Lowther Award was established by the League of Canadian Poets; this prize is awarded annually to a Canadian woman poet for a best new collection.
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