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After the Hatching Oven scrutinizes the world of a most unlikely hero: the common chicken. We are launched into their evolution as a domesticated species; their place in history, pop culture and industrial agriculture; their exploitation and their liberation. These poems relish in the mastery of language and intensity by which Alexander has thought his way into the very ce ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 21st 2018 by Nightwood Editions
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David Alexander is the author of After the Hatching Oven, forthcoming from Nightwood Editions in April 2018, and the chapbooks Modern Warfare (Anstruther Press) and Chicken Scratch (Puddles of Sky Press). His work has been shortlisted for The Walrus Poetry Prize (2014), Arc Poem of the Year (2014), FreeFall Magazine Annual Poetry Contest (2016), and the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award (2016 ...more

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