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In his second collection of poems, Jeff Latosik looks to those provisional moments of arrival and anchoring in what Canadian poet Don Coles has called "the catastrophe of time."

Safely Home Pacific Western is a combination of words common to travel-package tour buses, and, as the title implies, there will be journeys to be had: into ruined stretches of the rural US and Onta
Paperback, 72 pages
Published March 3rd 2015 by Goose Lane Editions
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I wrote an essay about one of the poems in this excellent book that you can find here:

I hope the essay speaks to the intelligence and complexity of the book as a whole.
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Jeff Latosik is the author of Tiny, Frantic, Stronger, a collection of poems that won the 2011 Trillium Award for poetry and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert and Relit awards. His work has been published widely in Canada in magazines such as The Walrus, Maisonneuve, and the Literary Review of Canada, and journals such as the Malahat Review, Grain, and Prairie Fire. He is the winner of This M ...more