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Tuesday March 30, 2010 in Books

Selected Poems: Loki Is Buried at Smoky Creek
Loki Is Buried at Smoky Creek

By Fred Wah

This volume includes work selected from each of Fred Wah’s earlier books of poetry: Lardeau, Mountain, among, Tree and Pictograms from the Interior of B.C.; in addition to unpublished work and work from the manuscript edition of Breathin’ My Name with a Sigh.

ISBN 13: 9780889221772 | ISBN 10: 889221774
10 W x 6 H x 1 D inches | 159 pages
$16.95 CAN / $16.95 US
Rights: World
Backlist | Poetry | Bisac: POE011000


“The concept which dominates Wah’s writing is that the geographical and historical particulars which immediately surround a man not only contain all history but together form a place that is for that man the true centre of the cosmos.”
—Frank Davey, From There to Here

About the Contributors

Fred 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.

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Fred Wah


Fred Wah
Edited by Jeff Derksen
Introduction by Jeff Derksen

is a door
is a door

Fred Wah

Sentenced to Light

Fred Wah

Selected Poems: Loki Is Buried at Smoky Creek

Fred Wah

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