Shared Universe: New and Selected Poems 1995–2020

byPaul VermeerschIntroduction byDaniel Scott Tysdal

September 1, 2020|
Shared Universe: New and Selected Poems 1995–2020 by Paul Vermeersch
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  • Vermeersch’s previous collections have been finalists for the K.M. Hunter Artist Award in Literature (2013), the Trillium Book Award (2011), and the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award (2000).
  • “Replete with deep thinking and reflection, revealing the poet’s wide-ranging intellect, eclectic mind, and penchant for sharp satire.” — Publishers Weekly on Self-Defence for the Brave and Happy
  • Vermeersch is a professor of publishing in the Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences at Sheridan and is highly regarded in the Canadian poetry community.


  • Readers of Canadian poetry
  • Readers of Paul Vermeersch’s previous work

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Paul Vermeersch is a poet, multimedia artist, creative writing professor, and literary editor. He is the author of several poetry collections, including the Trillium Award-nominated The Reinvention of the Human Hand and, most recently, Self-Defence for the Brave and Happy. He holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Guel...
Title:Shared Universe: New and Selected Poems 1995–2020
Product dimensions:240 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.78 in
Shipping dimensions:240 pages, 8.5 X 5.5 X 0.78 in
Published:September 1, 2020
Publisher:ECW Press
ISBN - 13:9781770412248

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