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Something Burned Along the Southern Border
by Robert Earl Stewart (Goodreads Author)
The poems in Robert Earl Stewart’s debut collection, Something Burned Along the Southern Border, are both thoughtful and audacious. They have something to say about coyotes that go on a crime spree in the city, about how Detroit looks from across the river on a hazy day, about carnivorous insects holding clandestine bake sales, about a lonely man chopping a pineapple at ...more
Paperback, 120 pages
Published October 1st 2009 by Mansfield Press
(first published 2009)
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An excellent read. What James Dickey brought to the novel, Robert Earl Stewart (a short story writer and novelist) brings to poetry. Concrete images, wonderful turns of phrase, some flat-out hilarious observations about life. It's a thoroughly enjoyable read.
Robert Earl Stewart was born in Windsor, Ontario, in 1974. He graduated from the University of Windsor and has an M.A. in English from McGill University. His poetry has appeared in journals in Canada, the U.S. and Great Britain, including Monday Night, nthposition, Iota, Magma, Rampike, The Moosehead Anthology X, and This Magazine. He lives in Windsor with his wife, Jennifer, and their three young ...moreMore about Robert Earl Stewart...