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published: April 2010
ISBN:9781550229158
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Against the Hard Angle

Poems

by Matt Robinson

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list price: $16.95
edition:Paperback
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category: Poetry
published: April 2010
ISBN:9781550229158
publisher: ECW Press
Description

Part extended love song to a city and part meditation on those who live there, this collection?consisting primarily of one long poem and a selection of shorter pieces?offers a stop-and-start lyrical tour of Halifax, eastern Canada's largest urban center.

About the Author

Matt Robinson’s previous poetry collections include Against the Hard Angle (2010), no cage contains a stare that well (2005), how we play at it: a list (2002), and A Ruckus of Awkward Stacking (2000), as well as numerous chapbooks. Robinson has won the Grain Prose Poetry Prize, the Petra Kenney Award, and The Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, among others. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with his family.

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Contributor Notes

matt robinson is a poet and writer whose collections include How We Play at It, No Cage Contains a Stare That Well, and A Ruckus of Awkward Stacking. He lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Editorial Review

"There's a fierceness to these poems; a confidently wild use of language. The poems pop off the page with the same fervour in which Robinson has written them."  “SaltyInk.com

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