Waiting for the Gulf Stream is a book that crosses many boarders, both stylistic and physical. He travels deftly between a resonant lyricism and language grounded in the narrative line. Here is an assured and accomplished voice that engages the reader as participant.
About the author
Bert Almon won the Writers’ Guild of Alberta Award for Poetry for Earth Prime (Brick) in 1998. He has been a Hawthornden Fellow in Poetry and a finalist in the Blackwell’s/Times Literary Supplement Poetry Competition. His poems have appeared in journals such as The Malahat Review, The Fiddlehead, Grain, Prairie Fire, Descant, Prism international, and Queen’s Quarterly. He lives in Edmonton, where he teaches creative writing at the University of Alberta.