This is poet and award-winning journalist Judith Fitzgerald's fourteenth book, following Ultimate Midnight (Black Moss Press) and Rapturous Chronicles (Mercury), nominated for a 1991 Governor General's Award for Poetry.
"Fitzgerald's book is a powerful voicing of ‘forbidden’ feelings, those very emotions that mark us as human."” American Book Review
Habit of Blues is a continuation and extension of Rapturous Chronicles. A tour de force of wild and beautiful language, heartbreaking insight, drama and wordplay, Habit of Blues is part of that unfashionable, timeless tradition” the love story.
About the author
Judith Fitzgerald is the author of fifteen books including Ultimate midnight (Black Moss Press), Rapturous Chronicles (Mercury— nominated for a 1991 Governor General’s Award for Poetry), and Habit of Blues (Mercury). Fitzgerald’s poems, essays, reviews, and articles have appeared across Canada in a variety of newspapers, magazines, and literary journals, from The Globe and Mail— where she has been a regular contributor of literary journalism— to Saturday Night.