Letters in a Bruised Cosmos

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Publisher Description

The latest from the author of the Griffin Poetry Prize Award-winning collection Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent.

GRIFFIN POETRY PRIZE, FINALIST
TRILLIUM BOOK AWARD FOR POETRY, FINALIST
 
I have to believe my account will outpace its ending.

The danger and necessity of living with each other is at the core of Liz Howard’s daring and intimate second collection. Letters in a Bruised Cosmos asks who do we become after the worst has happened? Invoking the knowledge histories of Western and Indigenous astrophysical science, Howard takes us on a breakneck river course of radiant and perilous survival in which we are invited to “reforge [ourselves] inside tomorrow’s humidex”. Everyday observation, family history, and personal tragedy are sublimated here in a propulsive verse that is relentlessly its own. Part autobiography, part philosophical puzzlement, part love song, Letters in a Bruised Cosmos is a book that once read will not soon be forgotten.  
 

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
2021
June 8
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
40
Pages
PUBLISHER
McClelland & Stewart
SELLER
Penguin Random House Canada
SIZE
3.3
MB

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