Where the Words End and My Body Begins

Author(s): Amber Dawn

Poetry

Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize finalistAward-winning novelist and memoirist Amber Dawn reveals a gutsy lyrical sensibility in her debut poetry collection: a collection of glosa poems written as an homage to and an interaction with queer poets such as Gertrude Stein, Christina Rossetti, and Adrienne Rich. By doing so, Dawn delves deeper into the themes of trauma, memory, and unblushing sexuality that define her work.Amber Dawn is the author of the Lambda Award-winning novel "Sub Rosa" and the memoir "How Poetry Saved My Life" (winner of the Vancouver Book Award). Her other awards include the Writers' Trust of Canada Dayne Ogilvie Prize.


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Amber Dawn is a writer, filmmaker, and performance artist, and the author of the Lambda Award-winning novel "Sub Rosa" and the memoir "How Poetry Saved My Life" (winner of the Vancouver Book Award). She is also editor of "Fist of the Spider Woman: Tales of Fear and Queer Desire" and co-editor of "With a Rough Tongue: Femmes Write Porn." She has an MFA in Creative Writing (UBC) and was the 2012 winner of the Writers' Trust of Canada Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBT writers.

General Fields

  • : 9781551525839
  • : Arsenal Pulp Press
  • : Arsenal Pulp Press
  • : May 2015
  • : 198mm X 137mm X 10mm
  • : Canada
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Amber Dawn
  • : Amber Dawn
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 811.6
  • : 811.6