By Dan Lukiv
a gull stands
on driftwood, nodding its head—
Dan Lukiv is a poet, novelist, columnist, brief tale and article writer—and an self sufficient schooling researcher (hermeneutic phenomenology). His inventive writing has seemed in 19 nations. His formal apprenticeship comprises extensive own course from writers corresponding to Canada’s Professor Robert Harlow (recipient of the George Woodcock fulfillment award for an excellent literary career), the USA’s Paul Bagdon (Spur Award finalist for most sensible unique Paperback), and England’s D. M. Thomas (recipient of the Cheltenham Prize for Literature, Orwell Prize [biography], la Fiction Prize, and Cholmondeley award for poetry), and contains experiences on the college of British Columbia (The artistic Writing Department), the acclaimed Humber institution for Writers (poetry writing program), and Writer’s Digest institution (novel writing program).
He and his spouse have 4 daughters, one granddaughter, grandsons. Over decades he taught various matters (English, English Literature, communications, guitar, drama, social experiences, arithmetic, technology, purchaser schooling, profession making plans, reaction skill Pathways®, actual schooling, composition, and artistic writing) at award-winning McNaughton Centre (Quesnel, BC), a faculty for afflicted childrens. on account that 1978, he has edited CHALLENGER foreign, a literary magazine that, over a long time, focussed recognition on younger, up-and-coming Canadian poets, and, on the grounds that 2001, he has edited The magazine of Secondary trade schooling, a scholarly discussion board of study, coaching, and concept. via LukivPress, he has released many poetry collections, a few through well-established poets equivalent to George Swede (Canada), Paul Gotro (Canada), Elana Wolff (Canada), invoice Caughlan (Canada), Dimitar Anakiev (Slovenia), Neal Leadbeater (Scotland), Robert Lavett Smith (USA), Simon Perchik (USA), Michael J. Vaughn (USA), Esther Cameron (USA), Michael Zack (USA), Richard Luftig (USA), Luis Benitez (Argentina), and Coral Hull (Australia).
He serves as an elder in a congregation of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Victoria, BC. For a part of 2015, his spouse and he served jointly as pioneers (full-time ministers). leisure pursuits comprise longboarding, trying to find haiku moments, making a song and enjoying guitar, learning arithmetic, and hybrid biking.
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