The loss of a great spirit, Robert Kroetsch (1927-2011)

On Tuesday of last week Robert Kroetsch, the presiding spirit of Alberta letters, died of injuries received in a car accident. He was 83. (See┬áThe Edmonton Journal) The obituaries sang his praises as novelist and poet but also as teacher, mentor, friend. Colleagues and fellow writers described him as a generous and loving man, a […]