Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00440 (Downsview Offsite) - Rhea Tregebov Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00440 (Downsview Offsite)


Rhea Tregebov Papers


  • 1976-2004 (Creation)

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62 boxes (8 metres)

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Biographical history

Rhea Tregebov is a Canadian poet, novelist, editor, creative writing instructor and reviewer. Born in Saskatoon in 1953 and raised in Winnipeg, she studied literature at the University of Manitoba and Cornell University, and received her M.A. in literature from Boston University. Tregebov resided in Toronto for most of her adult life, and from there she published five books of poetry, five children's books, served as the editor of numerous anthologies, and wrote several unpublished prose manuscripts. She also taught in the Creative Writing program at Ryerson University and at the Banff Centre, served as the Writer in Residence at the North York Central Library, and worked as a freelance editor, proofreader, and technical writer. She now lives, writes, and teaches in Vancouver.

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Gift of Rhea Tregebov, 2005.

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Collection consists of manuscripts, research, correspondence related to the author's published and unpublished material.

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*Permission to access required.

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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