The Smooth Yarrow

Susan Glickman

The Smooth Yarrow, Susan Glickman's sixth collection of poetry, reveals her once again as a truth-teller of the first order. Whether it's a brilliantly sustained elegy to her late father or a gripping and often disquieting sequence on the art of gardening, Glickman's new poems are marked by the abiding virtues of her celebrated career: effortless musicality, sparkling mischief, uncompromising insight. Glickman has long been one of Canada's best poets and The Smooth Yarrow shows her working at the height of her powers.

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"I fall into Susan Glickman's books as easily as into conversation with a dear old friend. Her voice just sounds so natural to me and I am endlessly curious to see what she wants to talk about next. You would be hard pressed to find a more natural voice in Canadian poetry and a voice full of such casual authority." --Michael Dennis

Susan Glickman has won both the Gabrielle Roy Prize and the Raymond Klibansky Prize for her work of literary criticism The Picturesque & the Sublime: A Poetics of the Canadian Landscape. Her first novel, The Violin Lover[Goose Lane, 2006] won the Canadian Jewish Book Award for fiction. She teaches creative writing and is a freelance editor.She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

Other books by Susan Glickman:
What We Carry
Running in Prospect Cemetary: New and Selected Poems
Hide & Seek
Henry Moore's Sheep
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78 pp 8.5" x 5.5"
ISBN13: 9781550653304

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