In The Writers' Words: Conversations With Eight Canadian Poets (Essay series #58) (Paperback)

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This is book number 58 in the Essay series series.


Laurence Hutchman, in Writers' Words: Conversations with Eight Canadian Poets, interviews major poets of the modernist period: Ralph Gustafson, George Johnston, P.K. Page, Fred Cogswell, Louis Dudek, Al Purdy, Anne Szumigalski and James Reaney. They speak in depth about the challenges of the writing life, the complex evolution of their aesthetics, the mysterious nature of the writing process, and the origins of the poem.

About the Author

Laurence Hutchman teaches at the Université de Moncton, Edmundston Campus, in New Brunswick, Canada. Author of eight books of poetry, he has also coedited with Anne Compton, Ross Leckie, and Robin McGrath, Coastlines: The Poetry of Atlantic Canada. His book Emery received an honourable mention for the Alfred G. Bailey Award in 1995. From 2000-02 he served as President of the Writers' Federation of New Brunswick. Guernica published Laurence Hutchman's Selected Poems in 2007. He is the father of two children and lives in Edmundston with his wife, Mary.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781550713091
ISBN-10: 1550713094
Publisher: Guernica Editions
Publication Date: January 1st, 2011
Pages: 188
Language: English
Series: Essay series