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How to Avoid Huge Ships

by Julie Bruck

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list price: $11.99
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category: Poetry
published: Sep 2018
ISBN:9781771314862
publisher: Brick Books
Description

Both “grave and brave, serious and hilarious”—new poems from a Governor General’s Award–winning poet.

About the Author

Julie Bruck

Julie Bruck has published three previous collections with Brick Books, most recently, Monkey Ranch, which received the Governor General's Award for Poetry in 2012. Recent work has appeared in The New Yorker, Best Canadian Poetry, The Academy of American Poets' Poem-a-Day, Plume, The Puritan, Hazlitt, and The Rusty Toque. A long-time Montrealer, she lives in San Francisco.

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Awards
  • Winner, Governor General's Award for Poetry
Editorial Reviews

“Alert and precise, perceptive and measured, Julie Bruck’s poems calibrate situations both grave and brave, serious and hilarious, whilst avoiding the ‘large ships’ of heavy-handed conclusion. Here are genuine smarts, mature talent, and a wide-angle vision.”

— Sharon Thesen

"Julie Bruck writes graceful, lovely and wonderfully constructed poems that are a pleasure to read."

— Stephen Dobyns

“She is the poet laureate of aftermath, of what we do in the wake of things. She picks up the broken pieces of what’s left, and these she patches together, as she can, into beautifully-wrought poems that bear eloquent witness to what remains.”

— Seán Kennedy

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