Ghost Town by Susan TelferGhost Town by Susan Telfer

Ghost Town

bySusan Telfer

Paperback | June 1, 2016

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Susan Telfer's intense poems in Ghost Town are possessed of a wild brilliance all their own. There is a raw, unruly, exhumed energy coming to the surface of these poems, which is the source of their power. This book's themes are identity, a struggle for self, invention and re-invention, against the undertow of family dysfunction, of ancestral influences, of grief and loss. They are rooted in the west coast, explicitly located on the fault line as well as in dreams. Sometimes poetic forms offer the only way a story can be told.
Susan Telfer is a Canadian poet and teacher. She is the author of a previous book of poems, House Beneath, published by Hagios Press. Her poetry has been published in magazines coast-to-coast and anthologized. She appeared at the Festival of Written Arts in 2013. She won the Vancouver Writer's Festival Poetry Contest that year. She liv...
Title:Ghost TownFormat:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.3 inPublished:June 1, 2016Publisher:Oolichan BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0889823073

ISBN - 13:9780889823075

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