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Against the Hard Angle


by (author) Matt Robinson

ECW Press
Initial publish date
Apr 2010
Canadian, African
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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 (1974), a native of Halifax, NS, now lives in Fredericton, NB. Winner of the 1999 Petra Kenney Poetry Competition and the 2001 Alfred G. Bailey Prize, he is a PhD student at the University of New Brunswick. His first collection of poetry, A Ruckus of Awkward Stacking (2000), was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and the ReLit Award for Poetry. He is on the editorial board of The Fiddlehead.

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