The Knife-Thrower's Partner is Douglas Burnet Smith's sixth book of poetry. The poems tell a compelling story, bound to grip the reader.
About the author
Douglas Burnet Smith (1949) has served as President of the League of Canadian Poets and of the Public Lending Right Commission of Canada. He teaches at St. Francis Xavier University. Smith was nominated for the Governor General's Award for Poetry in 1993 for Voices from a Farther Room (1992) and for the Atlantic Poetry Prize for his most recent collection, The Killed (2000).