I have always been pleased when someone points out that I work to promote the writing of other people. But editing is also a way of serving the language and the art one feels devoted to.


the heart does breakThe Heart Does Break, Toronto, Random House, 2010. With Jean Baird. Toronto, Vintage Canada, 2011.

The 2008 Griffin Poetry Prize Anthology, Toronto, House of Anansi, 2008.

And Other Stories, Vancouver, Talonbooks, 2001.

An H in the Heart: Selected works of bpNichol, Toronto, McClelland & Stewart, 1994. With Michael Ondaatje.

Likely Stories: a postmodern sampler, Toronto, Coach House Press, 1992. With Linda Hutcheon.

Sheila Watson and The Double Hook: the artist and her critics, Ottawa, Golden Dog Press, 1984.

The Contemporary Canadian Poem Anthology, Toronto, Coach House, 1983.

"1945-1980," in Introduction to Poetry: British, American, Canadian, David and Lecker, Toronto, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1981.

My Body was Eaten by Dogs: selected poems of David McFadden, Toronto, M&S; New York, CrossCountry, 1981.

Loki is Buried at Smoky Creek: selected poems of Fred Wah, Vancouver, Talon,1981.

Fiction of Contemporary Canada, Toronto, Coach House, 1980.

Great Canadian Sports Stories, Ottawa, Oberon, 1979.

Letters from Geeksville: letters from Red Lane 1960-64Letters from Geeksville: letters from Red Lane 1960-64, Prince George, Caledonia Writing Series, 1976.

Cityflowers, by Artie Gold, Montreal, Delta Canada, 1974.

Imago Twenty, Vancouver, Talon, 1974.

The City in her Eyes, by David Cull, Vancouver, Vancouver Community Press, 1972.

The Story so Far, Toronto, Coach House, 1972.

Vibrations: poems of youth, Toronto, Gage, 1970.

The 1962 Poems of R.S. Lane, Toronto, Ganglia Press, 1965.