Introductions Poets Present Poets
Introductions is a unique undertaking in the world of Canadian poetry. This exciting anthology brings together 15 of this country's most honoured and ... Show synopsis Introductions is a unique undertaking in the world of Canadian poetry. This exciting anthology brings together 15 of this country's most honoured and influential poets whose goal is to introduce this generation's finest - yet lesser known - poets.A Each "introducer" provides an insight into the life and work of the poet of their choice, which is followed by a selection of some of the poet's most engaging work.A The result is a powerful yet eclectic selection of unheralded verse, and a rare glimpse into the way poets see themselves and the world around us.A Together, contributors to Introductions have been awarded 10 Governor General's Awards and dozens of the most prestigious honours in English language poetry. Contributors include: P.K. Page introducing Marilyn Bowering A.F. Moritz introducing Carleton Wilson Erin MourA(c) introducing Susan Holbrook Patrick Lane introducing Elizabeth Phillips Lorna Crozier introducing Carla Funk John Newlove introducing Rob McLennan Anne Michaels introducing Sheila Waite Robert Kroetsch introducing Helen Tsiriotakis Susan Musgrave introducing James Clarke Margaret Avision introducing George Whipple Proceeds from the sale of this book will be donated to Frontier College, a Canada-wide, volunteer-based, literacy organization.
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