news | Monday April 20, 2015

Malahat Review hails Peacock Blue as “literary event of the year”

In the latest issue of the Malahat Review, reviewer Phil Hall concludes that,

Surely, Peacock Blue is the literary event of the year. Reading this life-in-words, it is obvious that Al Purdy is not now our reigning voice – Phyllis Webb is. She has engendered her full scope – by silences – by retreats – unto a woman’s lyric authority.

What more can we say? We completely agree. Read the full review online or find it in print in the Malahat Review (190, Spring 2015) on pages 79 to 83. And order your copy of Peacock Blue today!

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