New Life in Dark Seas: Brick Books 25

July 16, 2000|
New Life in Dark Seas: Brick Books 25 by Stan Dragland
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A quarter of a century old and youthful still, Brick Books offers this selection, as inclusive as we could make it, of the writers we have published through the years. Most of these writers are poets, since Brick Books specializes in poetry, but we''re pleased to flavour the mix with other forms like the historical prose of Greg Curnoe''s Deeds/Abstracts and the terpsichorean prose of Michael Ondaatje in Elimination Dance/La danse éliminatoire. If we do say so ourselves, New Life From Dark Seas is much more than the souvenir of a significant anniversary. It''s a feast for passionate poetry readers like the editors, those who like to stretch within and across the genre -- from P.K. Page''s strict-form Holograms, to Dennis Lee''s free jazz verse in Riffs, to Michael Kenyon''s prose-poem fiction, Rack of Lamb, to Phil Hall''s leaping "language" /work poems, to ... this could go on. Let it go on, dear reader, in you.

Stan Dragland was born and brought up in Alberta. He was educated at The University of Alberta and Queen''s University. He has taught at the University of Alberta, at The Grammar School, Sudbury, Suffolk, England, in the English Department at the University of Western Ontario in London, and in the Banff Centre Writing Studio. He now li...
Title:New Life in Dark Seas: Brick Books 25Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:144 pages, 8.75 X 5.5 X 0.5 inShipping dimensions:144 pages, 8.75 X 5.5 X 0.5 inPublished:July 16, 2000Publisher:BRICK BOOKSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1894078101

ISBN - 13:9781894078108

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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