Published: October 2009, Coach House Books
Reading Susan Holbrook’s playful, joyfully cerebral poems is like tobogganing down a mountain head-first.
Unquestionably the gift for the word-drunks on your list, this book could kick even the grinchiest grouch out of a long winter’s nap of Canlit exhaustion.
Yes, Virginia, poetry can be fun!
About Melanie Little:
Melanie Little is the author of two works of fiction, the former editor of Freehand Books, and the editor of Annick Press’s new “Single Voice” series for young adults.
She lives in Halifax, where she teaches creative writing at Dalhousie University.