LINC classroom, Central Branch, Hamilton Public Library
Daylighting Chedoke, and other adventures in tracking down the natural landscape in an urban environment. What story do we tell, once we have paved paradise and put up a parking lot?
John Terpstra is a Hamilton poet, writer and carpenter who has published nine books of poetry, four books of non-fiction, two of which, Falling into Place and The House with the Parapet Wall, lean heavily on Hamilton and its built and natural environs. He has won a few prizes along the way. This year he received the City of Hamilton Arts Award for Writing. He is currently working on a project about Chedoke Creek.