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Magpie Days

by (author) Brenda Sciberras

Publisher
Turnstone Press
Initial publish date
Sep 2014
Category
Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9780888014894
    Publish Date
    Sep 2014
    List Price
    $17.00

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Clever and persistent, Magpie Days, the debut poetry collection from Brenda Sciberras, picks through the baubles and trinkets of the everyday. And like the black and white plumage of the magpie, Sciberrasââ'¬â"¢s poems balance the exquisite tension between joy and misery. Evoking life-defining events from the remembrance of a first bicycle to the loss of a close friend, these poems acknowledge pleasure and pain as necessary to life.

About the author

Brenda Sciberras is a Winnipeg writer whose poetry has appeared in several Canadian literary magazines as well the anthology A Cross Sections: New Manitoba Writing. Her work is also forthcoming in the anthology; I found it at the movies, Guernica Editions, fall 2014. She holds a BA from the University of Manitoba and divides her time between working fulltime in a library, singing in the Spirit’s Call Choir, writing and her family. Magpie Days is her first book.

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