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Still No Word

by (author) Shannon Webb-Campbell

Publisher
Breakwater Books Ltd.
Initial publish date
Mar 2015
Category
General, Canadian, Women Authors
  • eBook

    ISBN
    9781550815900
    Publish Date
    Mar 2015
    List Price
    $14.99
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781550815887
    Publish Date
    Mar 2015
    List Price
    $16.95

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EGALE Canada Human Rights Trust OUT IN PRINT Literary Award Winner! Shannon Webb-Campbell’s Still No Word seeks the appearance of the self in others and the recognition of others within the self. Patient, searching, questioning, and at times heartbreaking—these poems reveal the deep past within the present tense and the interrelations that make our lives somehow both whole and unfinished. And though Webb-Campbell is political at times, this is not politics for the sake of politics: here, it’s a matter of the human heart. Ranging from reflective to angry, from sensual to humourous, her poetry inhabits that mercurial space between the public and the private, making Still No Word a remarkably accomplished debut collection.

About the author

Shannon Webb-Campbell is a mixed-Indigenous (Mi'kmaq) settler poet, writer, and critic currently based in Montreal. Her first book, Still No Word (2015) was the inaugural recipient of Egale Canada's Out In Print Award. She was Canadian Women in the Literary Arts critic-in-residence in 2014, and sits on CWILA's board of directors. Her work has appeared in many anthologies, journals and publications across Canada including the Globe and Mail, Geist Magazine, the Malahat Review, Canadian Literature, Room, and Quill and Quire. In 2017 she facilitated a book club-style reading of The Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada at Atwater Library in Montreal; she also championed Carl Daniel's novel Bearskin Diary for CBC Montreal's Turtle Island Reads. I Am a Body of Land is her second book.

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