Evolution of a B.C. trilogy

“Brett Grubisic’s (left) River Bend Trilogy novels are set in a fictional town on the Fraser River, based on Mission, B.C. where he grew up. Here, we learn other ways the titles are linked.” FULL STORY

Medievalist’s contemporary poetry

November 19th, 2020

Medievalist, political activist and retired professor emerita of SFU’s English department, Sheila Delany has published a collection of poems, Crowded Mirror (Durga 2019). The bawdiness of Chaucer echos in her work. In Piss-Poem she writes: Last night I dreamt I wanted to write poetry and / to piss. Same thing: extrusion, exposé — / but be sure to put it in / the right place. In another poem, Birthday eve, Delany declares: If there’s two things I know / how to do in the dark, / one of them is write. 9781771367660

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