Henry Beissel - "Words point to what cannot be said."
Because a complete bibliography of my writings would cover more than half a dozen pages, I’ve listed here only my book publications. I have also written fiction and many essays, but they have never been collected.
 
Witness the Heart  Toronto: Willow Green Press, 1963 (No ISBN)
Edge. An Independent Journal of the Arts, Letters & Politics, editor & publisher: Vols. 1 - 9, Edmonton - Montreal, 1963-69
New Wings for Icarus  Toronto: Coach House Press, 1966 (with lithographs by Norman Yates)  
The World is a Rainbow  Toronto: Canadian Music Centre, 1968. (poems for children set to music by Wolfgang Bottenberg)
The Price of Morning  Vancouver: Prism International Press, 1968 (transl. poems by Walter Bauer) 
Face on the Dark  Toronto: New Press, 1970   ISBN 0-8870-066-7
Inuk and the Sun Toronto: Playwrights Co-Op, 1973 (play-script), 1974 (book); Toronto: Gage Publishing Ltd, 1980   ISBN 0-7715-9979-X; Frankfurt: Diester-weg Verlag, 1988 (School and University edition with additional materials, edited by A.-R. Glaap)   ISBN 3-425-04841; Toronto: Playwrights Canada, 2001 (bilingual edition) French translator: Arlette Francière  ISBN 0 88754-608-0
The Salt I Taste  Montreal: DC Books, 1975   ISBN 0-919688-06-3
A Different Sun  Ottawa: Oberon Press, 1976 (transl. poems by Walter Bauer) ISBN 0-88750-165-6
Cues and Entrances. An Anthology of Canadian Plays for Schools: Toronto: Gage Educational Publishing Co, 1977 ISBN 0-7715-1191-4; revised edition, 1993  ISBN 0-7715-1002-0
For Crying Out Loud (play for young adults) Toronto:1975 Canadian DramaVol.1, #2; in Cues and Entrances, Toronto: Gage Publishing Ltd, 1977 ISBN 0-7715-1191-4; revised in Cues and Entrances Gage, 1993   ISBN 0-7715-1002-0
Goya(play) Toronto: Playwrights Canada, 1978 and 1981   ISBN 1-55155-755-X
Under Coyote's Eye (play)Toronto: Playwrights Canada, 1979   ISBN 1-55155-830-0; Dunvegan: Quadrant Press, 1980 and 1981 ISBN 0-86495-002-0
Cantos North  Alexandria: Ayorama Editions,1980 (de luxe; lithographs by Friedhelm Lach). ISBN 0-919221-00-9; Moonbeam: Penumbra Press, 1982  ISBN 0-920806-41-4
Kanada. Romantik und Wirklichkeit. Photography by Janis Kraulis. Innsbruck: Pinguin Verlag, 1981   ISBN 3-7016-2101-2
Season of Blood Toronto: Mosaic Press, 1984   ISBN 0-88962-272-8
The Emigrants (play by Slawomir Mrozek) transl. New York: Samuel French, 1984  ISBN 0-573-64032-7
Three Plays by Tankred Dorst (transl. The Curve,  A Trumpet for Nap, Grand Tirade at the Town Wall  Toronto: Playwrights Canada, 1976; 1984   ISBN 0-919834-63-9        
Poems New and Selected Toronto: Mosaic Press, 1987   ISBN 0-88962-358-9
Ammonite  Alexandria: Ayorama Editions, 1987 (De luxe; artwork by Friedhelm Lach) ISBN 0-919221-10-6
A Thistle in his Mouth  Dunvegan: Cormorant Books, 1987 ( transl. and selected poems by Peter Huchel) ISBN 0-920953-20-4
Stones to Harvest  Alexandria: Ayorama Editions, 1987 (De luxe; woodcuts by Dale Alpen-Whiteside) ISBN 0-919221-13-0; Trade edition: Goderich: Moonstone Press, 1993 ISBN 0-920259-44-8
Waiting for Gaudreault & Are You Afraid of Thieves? (two plays by André Simard), transl. with Arlette Francière; Toronto: Simon & Pierre, 1978 ISBN 0-88924-024-
Hedda Gabler (play byHenrik Ibsen) transl. Toronto: Playwrights Canada, 1983 ISBN 1-555155-758-4
The Noose & Improvisations for Mr X (two plays) Dunvegan: Cormorant Books, 1989  ISBN 0-920953-19-0; The Noose also in Dramatic Voices from England, Canada and New Zealand (anthology)Berlin: Cornelsen Verlag, 1989   ISBN 3-464-00608-5
The Glass Mountain (a play by Tor Ǻge Bringsvaerd) transl. with Per Brask; in Dramacontemporary: Scandinavia, New York: Paj Publications, 1989
ISBN  1-55554-050-3 (cloth) / 1-55554-051-1 (pb)
Dying I Was Born  Waterloo: Penumbra Press, 1992 (woodcuts by P. Schwarz) Special edition: ISBN 0-921254-53-9; Paperback: ISBN 0-921254-41-5
Raging Like a Fire. A Celebration of Irving Layton; edited with Joy Bennett Montreal: Vehicule Press, 1993  ISBN 0-919221-13-0
Letters on Birchbark Manotick: Penumbra Press, 2000 (transl. poems by Uta Regoli) ISBN 1-894131-08-8
The Dragon and the Pearl Ottawa: BuschekBooks, 2002   ISBN 1-894543-12-2
Across the Sun’s Warp Ottawa: BuschekBooks, 2003   ISBN 1- 894543- 6-5
Coming to Terms with a Child Windsor: Black Moss 2011  ISBN 978-0-88753-489-8
Seasons of Blood Ottawa: BuschekBooks, 2011 ISBN 978-1-894543-67-5
Coming to Terms with a Childhood, Windsor: Black Moss Press, 2011 ISBN 978-0-88753-489-8
Fugitive Horizons Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2013 ISBN 978-1-55071-732-7
Coming to Terms with a Childhood/Ein Kind kommt zur Sprache Marburg (Germany):Verlag LiteraturWissenschaft, 2015 (bilingual English/German) ISBN 978-3-936134-45-2
Fugitive Horizons/Flüchtige Horizonte Marburg (Germany):Verlag LiteraturWissenschaft, 2015 (bilingual English/German; transl. Heide Fruth Sachs) ISBN 978-3-936134-50-6
Sightlines Toronto: Guernica Editions, 2016 ISBN
Cantos North / Cantos du Nord, bilingual edition, French transl. by Arlette Francière, with Afterword, "Singing the North" by Sherrill Grace, OC

Note that I have always bought a box of each of my books. Some leftover copies of these may still be available at the original price. Inquire via email behe29@henrybeissel.com

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