OSLER, Richard




Author Tags: Poetry

DATE OF BIRTH: 1951

PLACE OF BIRTH: Toronto

ARRIVAL IN BRITISH COLUMBIA: 1985

EMPLOYMENT OTHER THAN WRITING: Money Manager

BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS: Former journalist (Financial Post for five years);securities analyst (for eight years) and freelance panelist on the CBC Radio Morningside Business Column with Peter Gzowski for nine years (more than 200 appearances). Since 1991, president of Aequanimitas Inc. a specialty money management company. Since 2001 has privately published three books of poetry and has given a number of readings in the Vancouver area.

Richard Osler wrote Poems of Africa (2006). "There is an Africa that exists outside the newspaper headlines. Based on recent trips with NGOís to some of the most challenged places in Africa, Richardís poems tell stories of the unquenchable human spirit that lies at the heart of this challenged continent." It was followed by a chapbook entitled Not Yet.

BOOKS:

Baboon in the Mirror (2001)
Poems of Africa (2006)
Not Yet (2006)
Where the Water Lives (2012)
Hyaena Season (Quattro Books 2016) $18 978-1-988254-24-1

[BCBW 2016] "Poetry"