Catanoy, Nicholas


Nicholas Catanoy

Ronsdale books by Nicholas Catanoy:

  1. Notes on a Prison Wall

Nicholas Catanoy was born in Romania in 1925 and studied medicine and philosophy in Cluj-Napoca. He emigrated to Canada in 1962 and became a naturalized citizen six years later. From 1962 to 1970 he worked as a radiologist in Montreal and Fredericton. Since 1970 he has travelled widely, making his home in France and Germany. He writes in Romanian, French, German, English and Spanish and is the author of 30 books.

Membership: Canadian PEN Club, International Poetry Society (England), National Geographic (USA), International Poets Academy (Madras/India) and ASPRO (Romania).

Selected Works: Hic et Nunc (1968), The Fiddlehead Republic (1979), Around the World in Eighty Days (1983), Amanita Muscaria (1997), Notes on a Prison Wall (1994), Indian Summer (1999) and Carja lui Sisif (2007).