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The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2014

edited by Molly Peacock & Sonnet L'Abbe

Tightrope Books
Initial publish date
Nov 2014
General, Canadian
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Nov 2014
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Continuing in a long-established tradition of poetry excellence, the 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.

About the authors

Molly Peacock is the author of six volumes of poetry, including The Second Blush (McClelland & Stewart, 2009) and Cornucopia: New & Selected Poems (W.W. Norton); a memoir, Paradise, Piece by Piece; and a one-woman show in poems, “The Shimmering Verge” produced by Louise Fagan Productions (London, Ontario). She has been series editor of The Best Canadian Poetry in English since 2007, as well as a contributing editor of the Literary Review of Canada and a faculty mentor at the Spalding MFA Program. Her poetry, published in leading literary journals in North America and the UK, is widely anthologized. Her latest work of nonfiction is The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life's Work at 72 (McClelland & Stewart, 2010).

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Editorial Reviews

“The go-to guide representing what’s happening in Canadian poetry.”  —Northern Poetry Review on The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2013

"No matter what your tastes, there are some poems here you’ll really like." —Emma Healey, Globe and Mail

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