Float And Scurry by Heather BirrellFloat And Scurry by Heather Birrell

Float And Scurry

byHeather Birrell

Paperback | October 7, 2019

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In acclaimed short-fiction writer Heather Birrell's rollicking debut full-length poetry collection, Mr. T, Joni Mitchell, Fidel Castro, and the poet's mother (among others) barge in to distract and derail the poet's dreams. The poems in this book are playful, hallucinatory, and often funny. They explore the far-fetchedness and perseverance of love between friends and family members, the importance of libraries and locked mental health wards, and ways to live with meaning in the face of a looming apocalypse. Birrell's poetry lines-weaving through an acrobatic breadth of forms and tones-are both precise and plainspoken, and showcase an odd, intuitive logic, embracing the surrealism of this world we're stuck in.
Canadian writer Heather Birrell is the author of two acclaimed story collections, Mad Hope (one of the Globe and Mail's top 23 fiction picks) and I know you are but what am I? (both from Coach House Books). Her work has been honoured with the Journey Prize for short fiction and the Edna Staebler Award for creative non-fiction and has b...
Title:Float And ScurryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 7.5 × 5 × 0.68 inPublished:October 7, 2019Publisher:Anvil Press PublishersLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1772141453

ISBN - 13:9781772141450

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