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Bruce Whiteman


Bruce Whiteman is a Canadian poet, translator, and essayist whose writings focus on music, bibliography, cultural history, and literature. Born in Southern Ontario and educated at Trent University and the University of Toronto, in 1996 Whiteman was appointed director of the William Andrews Clark Memorial Library at the University of California, Los Angeles, a position he held until 2010. Currently Whiteman lives in Toronto, Ontario, and contributes book reviews and essays regularly to publications such as TriQuarterly Online, Rattle, and the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Books by Bruce Whiteman

J.E.H. Macdonald

Visible Stars

Lasting Impressions



June 18, 1952

Brampton, Ontario