Breathing Fire by Lorna Crozier
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Breathing Fire
By Lorna Crozier

Breathing Fire

Canada's New Poets No. 2

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Breathing Fire by Lorna Crozier

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Canada's best new poets, as selected by Patrick Lane and Lorna Crozier. Breathing Fire II is Lorna Crozier and Patrick Lane's new selection of Canada's finest young poets. Nine years ago the first volume of Breathing Fire was published to rave reviews, introducing 31 of Canada's finest new poets to a wide and appreciative audience of readers. The anthology has since gone into several printings and become a basic text in schools and universities across the country. And the poets within, including Michael Redhill, Karen Solie, Tim Bowling, Stephanie Bolster, Michael Crummey, Evelyn Lau, Sue Goyette and Carmine Starnino, have gone on to develop and captivate wide readerships of their own. Today a new and exciting generation of poets has come of age. Some, including Tammy Armstrong, Adam Dickinson, George Murray, Alison Pick, Shane Rhodes, Matt Robinson, Laisha Rosnau and Nathalie Stephens, have already put out books, and have even won or been short-listed for major awards. Others with work just as compelling will be introduced for the first time. Breathing Fire II collects the best from all 33 of these writers, proudly presenting the next generation of Canada's poets to the world.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780889711952
ISBN-10: 088971195X
Format: Paperback
(155mm x 230mm x 15mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: Nightwood Editions
Publisher: Nightwood Editions
Publish Date: 1-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Lorna Crozier

Lorna Crozier as work has won many awards, including the Governor Generals Award in 1992 (for Inventing the Hawk ), the first prize for poetry in the CBC Literary Competition, the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry in 1992, a National Magazine Award in 1995, and two Pat Lowther Memorial Awards (1993 and 1996) for the best book of poetry by a Canadian woman. She has published fourteen books of poetry, most recently, Whetstone . Born in Swift Current, Saskatchewan, she now lives in British Columbia, where she is a Distinguished Professor at the University of Victoria. Patrick Lane, considered by most writers and critics to be one of Canada's finest poets, was born in 1939 in Nelson, BC. He grew up in the Okanagan region of the BC interior, primarily in Vernon. He came to Vancouver and co-founded a small press, Very Stone House with Bill Bissett and Seymour Mayne. He then drifted extensively throughout North and South America. He has worked at a variety of jobs from labourer to industrial accountant, but much of his life has been spent as a poet, having produced twenty-four books of poetry to date. He is also the father of five children and grandfather of five. He has won nearly every literary prize in Canada, from the Governor General's Award to the Canadian Authors Association Award to the Dorothy Livesay Prize. His poetry and fiction have been widely anthologised and have been translated into many languages. Lane now makes his home in Victoria, BC, with his companion, the poet Lorna Crozier.

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