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Miriam Waddington (ne Dworkin, 23 December 1917 – 3 March 2004) was a Canadian poet, short story writer and translator.

Born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, she studied English at the University of Toronto (B.A. 1939) and social work the University of Pennsylvania (M.A.). She worked for many years as a social worker in Montreal. She later relocated to the then Toronto suburb of North York, where she worked for North York Family Services. In 1964, she joined the English department at York University. She retired in 1983.

Waddington was part of a Montreal circle that included F.R. Scott, Irving Layton and Louis Dudek. Her poem "Jacques Cartier in Toronto" is featured on the back of the Canadian $100 bill released in 2004.

She is a well known name in Canadian literary circles, especially those dealing in Canadian poetry and literature in general. Her name is one that is discussed at the university level in courses that deal in Canadian literature.

She died in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. After her death, much of her own works and personal library were donated by her sons to the archives of Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia. The donation was worth the approximate equivalent of a $25 000 dollar endowment. Her archival fonds is held at Library and Archives Canada.

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Total Books: 16
The Collected Poems of Miriam Waddington Set
2014 - The Collected Poems of Miriam Waddington Set [Canadian Literture Collection] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780776621456
ISBN-10: 0776621459
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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THE LAST LANDSCAPE
1992 - The Last Landscape (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195409048
ISBN-10: 0195409043
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Apartment Seven
1989 - Apartment Seven (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195407099
ISBN-10: 0195407091
Genre: Nonfiction
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Collected Poems
1987 - Collected Poems (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195405354
ISBN-10: 0195405358
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Visitants
1982 - The VIsitants (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195403800
ISBN-10: 0195403800
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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The Price of Gold
1976 - The Price of Gold (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195402650
ISBN-10: 0195402650
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Dream Telescope
1972 - Dream Telescope (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780900977503
ISBN-10: 0900977507
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Say Yes
1970 - Say Yes (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195401530
ISBN-10: 0195401530
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Driving home poems new and selected
Driving Home Poems New and Selected (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780195402001
ISBN-10: 0195402006
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Canadian Jewish Short Stories
Canadian Jewish Short Stories (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780195408133
ISBN-10: 0195408136
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A M Klein
A M Klein [Studies in Canadian literature] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780773030091
ISBN-10: 0773030093
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AM Klein
Am Klein [Stud. in Canadian Lit.] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780773502017
ISBN-10: 0773502017
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Summer at Lonely Beach
Summer at Lonely Beach (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780889621589
ISBN-10: 0889621586
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Driving Home Poems New and Selected
Driving Home Poems New and Selected (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780900977985
ISBN-10: 0900977981
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