bill bissett was UNB’s seventeenth writer-in-residence for 1998 winter term. Though he was raised in Halifax, he gained his reputation in Vancouver during the 1960s and was known for his countercultural writing which upset standard ideals in the literary community. He had authored over 60 books of radical poetry and artwork by the time he took residency at UNB. bissett did a reading at Memorial Hall on January 21, 1998.
UA Case 191; Section 2; bill bissett