by Kathryn Mockler (Goodreads Author)
In the late 1980s of London, Ontario—a time in Canada when the recession lay like a lead weight on the shoulders of young people, leaving the future bleak—an eighteen-year-old girl is working for the summer at a corn canning factory. Her story is told through a series of masterfully-sculpted linked poems, following her relationship with her boyfriend, her alcoholic mother,...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published November 1st 2011 by Tightrope Books, Inc.
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Kathryn Mockler is a writer and filmmaker. She is the author of the poetry books The Saddest Place on Earth (DC Books, 2012) and Onion Man (Tightrope Books, 2011). She teaches creative writing and screenwriting at the University of Western Ontario and is the co-founder and co-editor of the online literary and arts journal The Rusty Toque.More about Kathryn Mockler...