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Residing on the border between poetry and prose, Emma Healey masterfully navigates the tension and balance between the two forms. Her writing examines the animate qualities of seemingly inanimate things and explores personal relationships, collective and individual human experiences, as they are distilled through our encounters with such things as the CBC, chain bookstores ...more
Paperback, 64 pages
Published July 1st 2012 by Arbeiter Ring
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Morgan
Oct 22, 2014 Morgan rated it really liked it
Emma Healey on writing:

". . . you believe that when you and the work are doing the things you’re supposed to do right then if someone lifted the roof off your apartment and observed you from above you’d look not like the two of you putzing around in men’s boxers and eating cereal straight from the box like you actually are, but un-alone, like two people who have actually defeated loneliness by the sheer force of your will and are therefore fluorescent.” -from "Work Suite"
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Shelves: 2014
Emma Healey is an amazing poet, but i dislike non-critical 'canadian' content in my readings, and there is a fair amount of it in this little books.
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Shelves: canada, poetry
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Emma Healey grew up in London where she completed her first degree in bookbinding and was the third generation of women in her family to go to art college. She then worked for two libraries, two bookshops, two art galleries and two universities, and was busily pursuing a career in the art world before writing overtook everything. In 2008, after the death of one grandmother and the decline of the o ...more
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