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Sunday March 28, 2010 in Books
With the publication of this present edition, Talonbooks is pleased to make available to the reader the first complete version of Fred Wah’s Breathin’ My Name with a Sigh, the seventh book of poetry from one of the most important poets in North America today.
ISBN 13: 9780889221888 | ISBN 10: 088922188X
6 W x 9 H inches | 88 pages
$15.95 CAN / $16.95 US
Backlist | Poetry | Bisac: POE011000
QUOTES OF NOTE
“The impact is immediate … and the reader is able to experience Wah’s insight and respond to his graceful rhythmic tone.”
— Windsor Star
About the ContributorsFred Wah
Fred Wah was one of the founding editors of the poetry newsletter TISH. Of his seventeen books of poetry, is a door received the BC Book Prize, Waiting For Saskatchewan received the Governor-General’s Award and So Far was awarded the Stephanson Award for Poetry. Diamond Grill, a biofiction about hybridity and growing up in a small-town Chinese-Canadian café won the Howard O’Hagan Award for Short Fiction, and his collection of critical writing, Faking It: Poetics and Hybridity, received the Gabrielle Roy Prize.
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council for the Arts; the Government of Canada through the Book Publishing Industry Development Program; and the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council for our publishing activities.