F R Scott- Brief Bio

Francis Reginal Scott (1899- 1985) was born in Quebec City. He was a Canadian poet, intellectual and constitutional expert. He was one of the members of the Montreal group of poets in the 1920s and an influential poet who inspired many poets. He is popularly known for his satire and social criticisms. He edited anthologies and also helped in finding various magazines. Some of his prestigious awards are Governor General’s award for non-fiction in 1977, Lorne Pierce Medal in 1962, the Molson Prize in 1965 etc. And his notable works are Essays on the Constitution(1977) and Collected Poems of F.R. Scott(1981).

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