news | Monday December 4, 2017
Many thanks to the approximately 70 guests who joined us last week in Vancouver for the launch of Daphne Marlatt’s volume of collected earlier poems, Intertidal – the definitive oeuvre of Daphne Marlatt’s poetry exploring the city, feminism, and the environment.
Editor Susan Holbrook was a special guest (all the way from Ontario!), and she gave wonderful commentary on the process of publication – more of which can be found in her illuminating introduction in the book. The audience was then treated to a number of delightful readings of a cross-section of Marlatt’s works by an impressive roster of fellow poets: Fred Wah, Rita Wong, Roy Miki, Colin Browne, and Elee Kaljii Gardiner.
Intertidal ($49.95) is now available for purchase from Talonbooks. Is it, perhaps, the perfect gift for the lover of Canadian poetry on your list? Something to consider …