My first book of poetry, echoic mimic, was published by Snare Books and will be launched in October, 2011.
FROM THE BACK COVER
Echoic Mimic is a mixed-genre long poem whose narrative thread follows the tumultuous life of a girl named Ada through a complicated love-hate relationship with her small hometown and its inhabitants, as she leaves to land wide-eyed in a new big city. Cut loose from the comfort and insular world of art school, she tries to figure out who she’s become and what to do next. Along the way, she must confront her personal myths by standing up to a confrontational character from her past, who continually inserts herself into Ada’s narrative at all the wrong times. A modern epic in four acts, Echoic Mimic uses playful and clever language to explore the creation of a personal mythology, the disjuncture between self-concept and the outer world, exit strategies adopted for self-preservation, and the things we do to alleviate inner emptiness.
HOW TO BUY A COPY
You can buy a copy at your favourite local bookstore. If they don’t have it in stock, they should be able to order it for you.
You can also buy it online from Chapters, Amazon.ca, Amazon.com, and Barnes & Noble.