Inventory of the
Susan Ioannou fonds

Inventory #F0469

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Fonds/Collection Number:F0469
Title:Susan Ioannou fonds
Extent:1.14 metres of textual records
Biographical Sketch/
Administrative History:
Susan Ioannou, teacher, editor and writer, was born in Toronto in 1944 and educated at the University of Toronto where she received a B.A. and an M.A. in English Literature in 1966 and 1967, respectively. She has worked as an English Specialist for Bloor Collegiate Institute and has served in various editorial positions for publications including "Coiffure du Canada", "Cross-Canada Writers' Quarterly/Magazine" and "The Arts Scarborough Newsletter. She has given numerous presentations to writers' groups, as well as workshops for the Toronto Board of Education, Ryerson University, and the University of Toronto School of Continuing Education. She founded Wordwrights Canada in 1985 and from 1988 to 2001 ran The Poetry Tutorial writer's correspondence course. She now works as Executive Editor of ClearTEXT Rewriting and Editing. She is the author of numerous collections of poetry including "Clarity Between Clouds" and "Where the Light Waits" as well as the literary study "A Magical Clockwork: The Art of Writing the Poem". Her poems have also been published in various anthologies, magazines and journals.
Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of Wordswrights Canada files including correspondence, promotional material, newsletters and client files related to Ioannou's company; publishing files consisting of material related to Ioannnou's own writing and includes galleys of collections of her poetry and readings files consisting of correspondence, notes and drafts of talks presented by Ioannou on the the teaching of poetry to various groups and organizations.

Restrictions on
Access and Use:
To be determined
Finding Aid: File list available.
Accruals: The fonds comprises the following accession: 2004-041. Further accruals are expected.
Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Susan Ioannou in 2004.
Provenance Access Points:Ioannou, Susan, 1944-
Wordswrights Canada

Date of creation: 2004/12/07
Date of last revision: 2004/12/07
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