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A.m. Klein, Canadian Jewish Poet, Receives Governor-general’s Literary Award for 1948

A.M. Klein, well-known Anglo-Jewish poet and writer, fee has been awarded the Governor-General’s Literary award for 1948, according to an announcement by the Canadian Authors Association today.

Mr. Elein has received the award for writing what was judged the most distinguished volume of Canadian verse – a book of poems entitled “The Rocking Horse and other Poems.” His work has attracted increasing attention in the last decade. Mr. Klein, who is also editor of the Canadian Jewish Chronicle, is currently campaigning for a seat in the House of Commons.