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Poetry Women Authors

Nothing Will Save Your Life

by (author) Nancy Jo Cullen

Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd
Initial publish date
Apr 2022
Women Authors, LGBT, Canadian
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    Publish Date
    Apr 2022
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Nothing Will Save Your Life is an explosion of pop culture, femininity, sex, religion and motherhood held together with humour and lightened with fragments of joy. This a collection deeply rooted in the messy day-to-day of life but takes on serious issues such as body image, aging, climate change, capitalism and even death – all within traditional poetic forms. Sometimes neurotic, sometimes bawdy, sometimes tender – they pull apart society to show us just what it is to be alive in this moment.

About the author

Nancy Jo Cullen’s poetry and fiction have appeared in The PuritanGrainfilling StationPlenitude, Prairie Fire, Arc, This Magazine, Best Canadian Poetry 2018, Room, Journey Prize and Best Canadian Fiction 2012. Nancy is the 2010 recipient for the Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ+ Emerging Writers. She’s published three collections of poetry with Frontenac House and a collection of short stories, Canary, with Biblioasis. Her first novel, The Western Alienation Merit Badge, was shortlisted for the 2020 Amazon Canada First Novel Award.


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