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Songs for the Dancing Chicken

by (author) Emily Schultz

ECW Press
Initial publish date
Apr 2007
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Apr 2007
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The films and life of acclaimed director Werner Herzog become linguistic launch pads for subtle investigations into everyday life in this collection of poetry. Hypnotic images are used to imbue that everyday life with profound insight, finding the intersection between Herzog's art and poetic voice.

About the author

Emily Schultz is the author of the novel Joyland and the short story collection Black Coffee Night. She is the former editor of This Magazine. Her poetry has been published in 18 different publications across Canada, including The Walrus. The Globe and Mail recently called her fiction “mesmerizing.” Schultz lives in Toronto.

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Editorial Reviews

"Schultz really hits her stride: she beautifully parades a fastidious, lyrical darkness that both subsumes and distances the reader . . . [She] has the ability to shock and stun in a very discreet manner."  “The Danforth Review

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