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Robert Dickson
Poet, translator, academic, Robert Dickson was a professor in the Département d’études françaises et de traduction at Laurentian University in Sudbury, Ontario. He won the Governor General's Award for French language poetry in 2002, for his book Humains paysages en temps de paix relative (Human Landscapes in Times of Relative Peace). Dickson also wrote songs for the Franco-Ontarian folk rock group CANO in the 1970s. As well, he translated both French and English literary works, including English translations of works by Jean-Marc Dalpé and French translations of works by Tomson Highway. Dickson died in Sudbury in 2007 from brain cancer.

Books by Robert Dickson

Human Presences & Possible Futures: Selected Poems