Raymond Knister

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Raymond Knister was born on 27 May 1899 in Ruscomb, Ontario and studied at Victoria College, University of Toronto, and Iowa State University. He worked on his father's farm near Blenheim, Ontario before moving to Iowa City in 1923 where he was an associate editor of a literary magazine. Knister lived in Chicago briefly, then returned to Canada in 1924. On 29 August 1932, Knister drowned while swimming in Lake St. Clair.


Books by Raymond Knister

1929
White Narcissus (novel)
1934
My Star Predominant (novel)
1949
Collected Poems of Raymond Knister
1972
Selected Stories of Raymond Knister
1975
Raymond Knister: Poems, Stories and Essays
1976
The First Day of Spring and Other Prose
2003
After Exile
2006
There Was a Mr. Cristi (novel)
2007
Taxi Driver (novel)
 
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Added 22 March 2008.
Updated 07 January 2012.