Night Gears

Paperback | September 1, 2010

byBren Simmers

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From the "whittled towns" towns of Saskatchewan to the song of the "red-breasted delivery truck," Bren Simmers uses her unique ability to draw connections between rural and urban, between the divine and the absurd, to create dazzling poetry. In Night Gears Simmers'' first collection, her lines demand the reader''s attention, whether she is cataloguing roadkill on a trip to the arctic, revelling in the intensity of a thunderstorm at a fire lookout, or unfolding the silent pain of small-town life.

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From the "whittled towns" towns of Saskatchewan to the song of the "red-breasted delivery truck," Bren Simmers uses her unique ability to draw connections between rural and urban, between the divine and the absurd, to create dazzling poetry. In Night Gears Simmers' first collection, her lines demand the reader's attention, whether she is cataloguing roadkill on a trip to the arctic, revelling in t...

Bren Simmers has worked in fire lookouts, on ferries, in libraries and in urban parks. She was the poetry editor for PRISM international and has a Masters of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from the University of British Columbia. Winner of the ARC Poem of the Year Award, her work has published in journals across Canada including Event, Grain and The Fiddlehead. Her poems are rooted in the body, and explore the connect...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:80 pages, 8.55 × 5.8 × 0.26 inPublished:September 1, 2010Publisher:Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd.Language:English

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