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Meeting the Tormentors in Safeway free pdf "Here are brilliantly contemporary poems in traditional forms, the work of a stunning new voice."Charles Martin"

About Alexandra Oliver

Alexandra Oliver holds an M.A. in Drama/Cinema Studies from the University of Toronto and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Stonecoast. Since emerging onto the Vancouver poetry scene in 1992 and being named the following year as one of the Top Ten Young Artists of the year by "The Vancouver Sun," she has gone on to receive two Pushcart Prize nominations, as well as a CBC Literary Award nomination. She has performed her work at places as diverse as Lollapalooza, The National Poetry Slam, the CBC Radio National Poetry Face-Off, the Bowery Poetry Club in New York, the Spectacular Obsessions Fellini Retrospective at the Bell TIFF Lightbox and the Italian Contemporary Film Festival in Toronto. Her work has appeared in numerous journals and publications worldwide, including "Orbis Rhyme International, Nexus, The Atlanta Review, The New Guard, Light Quarterly, Future Cycle Poetry, The Raintown Review, " and "The Vancouver Sun," as well as About.Com's "Poems After The Attack" anthology, a collection discussing and reflecting upon the aftermath of 9/11. Her first book, "Where the English Housewife Shines" (Tin Press, London, UK) was released in April, 2007.She is also co-editing (with Annie Finch) an anthology of metrical poetry. Oliver has taught poetry and led workshops in high schools, colleges, libraries, cultural organizations and prisons, and was one of the Directors of the Edgewise Electrolit Centre, an organization created to promote Canadian poetry and new poets through the use of new media. Her interests include form, ekphrasis, translation, performance, and creating poetry syllabi for ESL speakers, seniors, victims of violence, and at-risk youth. Alexandra divides her time between Toronto, Canada, and Glasgow, Scotland, where she teaches poetry through the Govan and Craigton Integration Network and acts as a Staff Writer for the Glasgow Film Theatre.

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Author : Alexandra Oliver
Publisher : Biblioasis
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ISBN : 1927428440
EAN : 9781927428443
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Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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