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2010 Poetry in Transit


We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Book Publishing Industry Development Program (BPIDP) for this project.

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The following is a listing of: the poet’s name, the title of the poem, the title of the book containing the poem, copyright date and publisher.

Barton, John, “Foul Bay at 2 AM”, Hymn, ©2009, Brick Books.

Bowering, George, “January 26”, My Darling Nellie Grey, ©2010, Talon Books.

Braid, Kate, “The Beauty of Men”, Turning Left to the Ladies, ©2009, Palimpsest Press.

Denham, Joe, from “South of Black Point, Southeast Wind Screaming”, Windstorm, ©2009, Nightwood Editions.

Elza, Daniela, from “interpreting the winds”, 4 poets, ©2009, Mother Tongue Publishing.

Gill, Kuldip, “Mill Yard Sounds”, Valley Sutra, ©2009, Caitlin Press.

Gottfriedson, Garry, “The First Snowfall with Horsechild”, Skin Like Mine, ©2010, Ronsdale Press.

Lam, Fiona Tinwei, “Water Park”, Enter the Chrysanthemum, ©2009, Caitlin Press.

Lau, Evelyn, from “The Wake”, Living Under Plastic, ©2010, Oolichan Books.

McKinnon, Barry, from “An Unfinished Theology”, In the Millennium, ©2009, New Star Books.

Noyes, Steve, “Chi pang miao mei yu”, Morbidity & Ornament, ©2009, Oolichan Books.

Pearson, Miranda, from “Coal Harbour”, Harbour, ©2009, Oolichan Books.

Rempel, Al, from “Fidelity”, 4 poets, ©2009, Mother Tongue Publishing.

Rosnau, Laisha, from “He was the Number 14”, Lousy Explorers, ©2009, Nightwood Editions.

Thompson, Simon, “The Great Terrace Flood, 2007”, Why Does It Feel So Late?, ©2009, New Star Books.

Wah, Fred, “is a door”, is a door, ©2009, Talon Books.