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Joseph Brush was born in 1947, raised in Toronto and currently
lives there with his family. As a reader his favourite writers and
poets are Joseph Conrad, George Orwell, John Steinbeck and
Rodney Jones. Joseph has had his poems published in Canada,
the United States, the U.K. and Israel.

Joseph's first book of poems, Incandescent, was published by
Serengeti Press in 2004 and he is currently working on his next
book of poems, which will hopefully be ready by the end of 2008.

Memberships:
- The Ontario Poetry Society
- The Canadian Poetry Association

Joseph has had poetry published in the following:
Rolling Stone - Alberta Poetry Yearbook - Alive - New Dawn Publications - Shore Poetry
Outreach Connection - Pulsar - Green's Magazine - Poet's Podium - Cupe 4400 Newsletter
Thought Magazine - Hammered Out - Tower Poetry Society
Street 5 - poetrymonthly - Verse Afire and Poemata.
Selected Anthologies:
Several anthologies published by The Ontario Poetry Society and the Canadian Poetry Association.
Myth Weavers: Canadian Myths And Legends published by Serengeti Press (2007).
Voices Israel Anthology published by the Voices Israel Group Of Poets (2007).
Shore Poetry Anthology published by Shore Publishing Co. (1973).
Pulsar Millennium Poetry Anthology published by Ligden Publishers (2000).
Open Window 1V published by Hidden Brook Press
Awards:
First Prize Humourous verse in the Alberta Poetry Yearbook 1973, published by the Canadian Authors Association, Edmonton, Alta.
Third Prize in the Pulsar Millenium Poetry Anthology 2000, published by Ligden Publishers, Swindon, U.K
Honourable Mention in the 2008 Craigleigh Poetry Contest.
Books in Print:
-
Incandescent, published by Serengeti Press October 2004
- When The World Was Green I Was An Acrobat published by the Ontario Poetry Society Nov. 2008
Contact information:
Joseph Brush
270 Blackthorn Avenue, Toronto M6N 3H8, Ontario.
Email Joseph
Phone # (416) 658-9779