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Brian Henderson is the author of eleven volumes of poetry, the most recent of which is [OR] from Talonbooks. Sharawadji (Brick Books, 2011), was nominated for the Canadian Authors Association Award for Poetry. Nerve Language (Pedlar Press, 2007) was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award. Henderson's work, both critical and poetic, has appeared in a number of literary journals. He holds a PhD in Canadian literature, is the past director of Wilfrid Laurier University Press, and lives in Grey Highlands, Ontario, with his wife, Charlene.




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Nerve Language

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Sharawadji

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Year Zero

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The Expanding Room

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Light in Dark Objects

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Migration Of Light

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Smoking Mirror

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This is on the Griffin short list? The best piece is “The Version” — a longish prose poem. I find the other “experimental” poems less than exciting. The book, unfortunately, is typical: boringly clever.
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