John Terpstra

 Author photo: Jeff Tessier   

Author photo: Jeff Tessier


John Terpstra is the author of eight books of poetry, including Disarmament, which was short-listed for the Governor General’s Award, and Two or Three Guitars: Selected Poems. An earlier work, Captain Kintail, won the CBC Radio Literary Prize for Poetry. He has also written three books of creative non-fiction. The Boys, or Waiting for the Electrician’s Daughter was short-listed for both the Charles Taylor Prize and the BC Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. He lives in Hamilton.

Titles by John Terpstra

This Orchard Sound (2014)

Naked Trees (2012)

The Church Not Made with Hands (1997)



Books by this author

Wolsak & WynnRamiAuthor, Poetry