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published: Oct 2012
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publisher: Tightrope Books

The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2012

edited by Carmine Starnino & Molly Peacock

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list price: $19.95
edition:Paperback
category: Poetry
published: Oct 2012
ISBN:9781926639550
publisher: Tightrope Books
Description

Continuing in a long-established tradition of poetry excellence, the 50 poems in this collection are culled from Canadian literary magazines and journals. The handpicked selections include the best, and most current, representations of the vibrant Canadian poetry scene. This distinguished volume offers both a convenient introduction to contemporary poets in Canada and a collectible yearbook for seasoned poetry readers.

Contributor Notes

Carmine Starnino is a poet, an essayist, and a critic, as well as the author of A Lover's Quarrel and With English SubTitles. Molly Peacock is the author of six volumes of poetry, including Cornucopia and The Second Blush. She is a contributing editor of the Literary Review of Canada and a faculty mentor at Spalding University. Her writing has appeared in publications such as the Globe and Mail, the New Yorker, and the Paris Review. Her nonfiction book The Paper Garden was nominated for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction. They both live in Toronto, Ontario.

Editorial Review

"Tightrope is doing a great service to Canadian poetry by launching this Series. . . . I will definitely keep my eyes open for subsequent editions in the coming years."  —Mark Sampson, blogger, Free Range Reading

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