Down Time proposes a social self that is able to recognize the ironies and restrictions we live in without returning to a garrison mentality.
About the author
Jeff Derksen’s poetry and critical writing on art, urbanism and text have been published in Europe and North America. He collaborates on visual art and research projects (focusing on urban issues) with the research collective Urban Subjects. Derksen’s Down Time won the 1991 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Award, at the BC Book Prizes.
- Winner, BC Book Prize: Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize