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Tuesday March 30, 2010 in Books
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Wah’s earlier books of poetry: Lardeau, Mountain, among, Tree and Pictograms from the Interior of B.C.; in addition to unpublished work and work from the manuscript edition of Breathin’ My Name with a Sigh.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
Backlist | Poetry | Bisac: POE011000
QUOTES OF NOTE
“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 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 Canada Book Fund (CBF); and the Province of British Columbia through the British Columbia Arts Council for our publishing activities.