As the title suggests, Walid Bitar understands shift and change -- literally in the rifts between Lebanon and adoptive Canada -- and aesthetically, through a dazzling range of linguistic moves that place him among the most exciting of poet experimenters.
"Quite simply, Maps with Moving Parts is one of the finest books of poetry I have read this year. That it is Walid Bitar's first offering is all the more remarkable." -- Richard Stevenson, ARC
About the author
Walid Bitar has previously published three other books of poetry: Maps with Moving Parts (Brick Books), Guys on Holy Land (Wesleyan University Press/University Press of New England), and Bastardi Puri (The Porcupine `s Quill). He has also been published in four anthologies, including The New Canon: An Anthology of Canadian Poetry (Signal Editions/VÈhicule Press) and in journals across Canada and the United States. He was born in Beirut, Lebanon, and lives in Toronto.