Richard Weiser

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Author Bio

Richard Weiser is a poet, musician and playwright from Rockwood, Ontario, and until recently, living in Hamilton. His work has been published by 99 Pine Street, Acumen and Tower Poetry and produced at The Toronto Fringe Festival. He's written ads for almost 20 years and recently won a Cannes Lion (advertising's version of the Oscar). Richard studied creative writing at York University with Don Coles and Robert Casto. He's written a biography of the Canadian painter Tom Thomson (unpublished) and is working on a novel set during the First Crusade. His family, the Cockshutts, have lived in Brantford for many generations.