Webb, Phyllis

WEBB, Phyllis, writer (b 8 Apr 1927, Victoria). After attending UBC in the late 1940s, she left the province and lived for 2 decades in eastern Canada, the US and Europe. During a stint as a radio broadcaster for the CBC in Toronto, she originated the long-running program Ideas. She returned to BC in 1969 and has lived on SALTSPRING ISLAND ever since. Her earliest poetry appeared in the 1950s and she has published steadily. Her 1982 collection, The Vision Tree: Selected Poems, won a GOV GEN'S...

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