Published: July 2009, Knopf Canada
Hedges elegantly smashes through the North American cultural illusions of Literacy, Love, Wisdom, Happiness and America in this important and necessary book.
Like eating the apple, swallowing the red pill and noticing the man behind the curtain isn’t wearing any pants all at once. (But fun!)
Take off your blinders and buy this book.
Published: September 2009, Coach House
15 fascinating avant-garde Canadian women poets are profiled in interviews and excerpts from their work.
Splendid and challenging.
If you don’t already know Nicole Brossard, Susan Holbrook, Nathalie Stephens, Gail Scott, Margaret Christakos, M. NourbeSe Philip, Karen Mac Cormack, Rachel Zolf, ErÍn Moure, Daphne Marlatt, Catriona Strang, Dorothy Trujillo Lusk, Sina Queyras, Rita Wong and Lisa Robertson, you need to make their acquaintance.
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