Experiments in a Pure Form: Poems

1971 - 1980


City Limits Communications

Calgary (1981)

ISBN: 0919671020 9780919671027


We Are Not Romans


Westlands Book Express

Calgary (1984)

ISBN: 091967108X 9780919671089

The Long Distance and Other Poems:

1981 - 1986


Westlands Book Express

Cochrane (1987)

ISBN: 0919671144 9780919671140

Welcome to the Real World


Penny Dreadfuls

Calgary (1987)

The Centre of the World:

A Plains Journey


Whiskey Jack Press

Calgary (1993)

ISBN: 189589400X 9781895894004

River Deep, Mountain High 


Garlic Press

Toronto (1996)

The Ides Manifesto


Penny Dreadfuls

Calgary (1998)


Four Poems



Toronto (1998)


The Last Word:

An Insomniac Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Poetry


Edited by Michael William Holmes

Insomniac Press

Toronto (1995)

ISBN: 9781897414088 1897414080

Writing the Terrain:

Travelling through Alberta

with the Poets


Edited by Robert M. Stamp

University of Calgary Press

Calgary (1995)

ISBN: 1552381366 9781552381366



Edited by Brian Rusted,

Russell Books

Victoria, B.C. (1987)

Special Collections

Murdoch Burnett Fonds


University of Calgary

Special Collections

(1960 - 1968) (2000 -  )


Discussed / Cited 

The Literary History of Alberta: From the End of the War

to the End of the Century


George Melnyk

University of Alberta Press

Edmonton (1999)

ISBN: 088864325X 9780888643254 0888643241 9780888643247

Cross-Country Check-up


Kenneth McGoogan

Books in Canada

 The Canadian Review of Books

Toronto (Jan/Feb 1992)

Reading the Palliser Triangle


Complied by Allwyne Beaudoin

Royal Alberta Museum 

Head Curator of Landscape Studies

Edmonton (1998 - 2012)

Performances Available Online

Scream in High Park - 1998

Murdoch Burnett

Lenght: 17:39

July 13, 1998