byRoger Farr

Paperback | July 26, 2012

IKMQ by Roger Farr
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Roger Farr's IKMQ consists of sixty-four brief passages — stories, descriptions, instructions, scenarios, formulae — each involving the characters represented by the letters I, K, M and Q. Various clues, suggested by the rules of grammar and syntax, hint at connections and continuities, and at narrative peaking out from behind the screen of action. But never mind the theory — enjoy the ride, as I, K, M and Q convert houses to commercial grow-ops, manufacture explosives, go all in on the flop, get up early to catch chinook, plan, build and sell subdivisions, conduct meetings according to Roberts, plot a prison break, score an all-important goal, get the door for the pizza delivery boy, and get on with transforming the world through their revolutionary action.

IKMQ was a finalist for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize.
Roger Farr is the author of three books of poetry, most recently IKMQ (New Star Books, 2012), a finalist for the 2013 Dorothy Livesay Award. His critical writing on avant-garde poetry and autonomous social movements has appeared in numerous magazines and journals. He has edited Open Text: Canadian Poetry and Poetics in the 21st Century...
Title:IKMQFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:80 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 inShipping dimensions:80 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.25 inPublished:July 26, 2012Publisher:NEW STAR BOOKSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1554200644

ISBN - 13:9781554200641

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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