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The poems in Alice Burdick's debut poetry collection, Simple Master, explore what is required of us to remain human in a strange new world. Burdick focuses on a "silent centre" surrounded by the noise of the city or landscape. The poems investigate language, using colloquial words uncommonly, as the poet hears them. Coherent, ironic, often humorous narratives emerge from t ...more
Paperback, 96 pages
Published April 1st 2002 by Pedlar Press
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Alice Burdick lives and writes poetry in Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia. She shares a home with her husband and two young children. Alice moved to Halifax in 2002 from Toronto, Ontario, where she was born and raised. She has also lived in Espanola, Vancouver, and on the Sechelt Peninsula in BC.

Burdick has been involved with the small press community in Canada since the early 1990's, when she was co-edito

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