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Brian Henderson is the author of twelve volumes of poetry, the most recent of which is Unidentified Poetic Object from Brick Books. Sharawadji (Brick Books, 2011), was nominated for the Canadian Authors Association Chambers 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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Sharawadji

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Nerve Language

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Year Zero

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Unidentified Poetic Object

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Light in Dark Objects

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Smoking Mirror

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I've loved, admired and respected birds since I was kid taken on y first birding walk by my Dad and grandad. I've dreamed of them; spoken to them, listened to them; I've even wanted to be a bird, and certainly pretended I was. But this book was a rev ...more
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Wright's last book, in which she continues her fearless lyricism, formal play and advocacy. I'll very much miss not reading further work.
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