Gathering the strongest poetry published by Newfoundlanders since the death of E.J. Pratt in 1964, The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Poetry features selections from twelve of the provinceâ€™s most impressive poets, including Al Pittman, Tom Dawe, Mary Dalton, John Steffler, Patrick Warner, and Ken Babstock. This groundbreaking anthology, with over forty years of poetry on display, celebrates the rousing and the rebirth of contemporary Newfoundland verse.
James Langer is the author of the award-winning poetry collection Gun Dogs (Anansi, 2009). He’s edited poetry for The Fiddlehead, Riddle Fence, Goose Lane Editions, and now works as the in-house managing editor of Breakwater Books.Mark Callanan is the author of Scarecrow (Killick, 2003) and Gift Horse (Signal Editions, 2011) which was shortlisted for the BMO Winterset Award. He previously edited and helped establish the journal Riddle Fence, and he currently edits for Canadian Notes and Queries.
Item Publish Date: 2013 / 04 / 09
Measurements: 9 in X 6 in X 1 in
Page Count: 216