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The History Forest (Oskana Poetry & Poetics #11)

The History Forest (Oskana Poetry & Poetics #11)

Current price: $16.95
Publication Date: September 24th, 2022
Publisher:
University of Regina Press
ISBN:
9780889778948
Pages:
88
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Description

Exploring what it means to be alive in this increasingly contradictory, unjust, and frightening era in human history, award-winning poet Michael Trussler grapples with the beauty and violence of the present in his new collection, The History Forest.

Trussler's vivid, sensory, surreal writing explores the myriad ways that wonder can exist alongside suffering. He ruminates on nuclear war, school shootings, and ecological destruction, alongside his own experiences with mental health, aging, and loss.

About the Author

Michael Trussler is an award-winning author whose previous works include the short fiction collection Encounters, and the poetry collection Accidental Animals... He is a professor of English at the University of Regina.