Rona Murray was born in London, England, in 1924. She spent her early childhood in India and immigrated to Canada in 1932. Since then, she has travelled the world extensively. She was educated at the University of British Columbia as well as the University of Kent, Canterbury, where she received a Ph.D. in English Literature.
She has taught English and creative writing at a number of colleges and universities throughout British Columbia. Dr. Murray is the author or editor of fouteen books, including four collections of poetry: The Enchanted Adder (1965), The Power of the Dog (1968), Selected Poems(1974), and Ootischenie (1974).
Her play, Blue Duck’s Feather and Eagledown was performed in the 1958 Centennial celebrations of British Columbia, and her poems and stories have appeared in many magazines and anthologies in North America. Dr. Murray passed away in 2002.
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