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    Distributor: Publishers Group Canada Supplies to:CA Availability: To order Excluding:Dec 03, 2018 On Sale Date:Nov 16, 1991 Carton Quantity:42 $12.95 CAD
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Gravity & Light
By (author): Margaret Blackwood By (author): Anne M. Kelly By (author): Kerry Slavens
9780921870098 Paperback, Trade English POETRY / Anthologies Nov 16, 1991
$12.95 CAD
Active 6 x 9 x 0.53 in | 350 gr 174 pages Ronsdale Press
Poems that are, in turn, meditative, acerbic and raunchy. These three women lighten the gravity of everyday matters with their sympathetic intelligence.

Margaret Blackwood is a Victoria-based poet, fiction writer and visual artist. She has a B.F.A degree from the University of Victoria. Her first volume of poetry was part of a triptych with Anne.M. Kelley and Kerry Slavens, entitled Gravity and Light (1991), and published by Ronsdale. She has also edited Earth, Air, Fire, Water (Arkana, 1990) and Aimed at Nobody (Faber and Faber, 1993) with Robin Skelton. Her volume The Monstrous Regiment (Andre Deutsch, 1990) is a compilation of quotations about women throughout the centuries. She has also published the collection of poems The Seed Jar (Beach Holme, 1995) and a chapbook, Unfinished World (Reference West, 1991). Anne M. Kelly was born in New Orleans. She has made the west coast of Canada her home since 1967. In addition to writing poetry and fiction, she has worked as an actress and visual artist. She has a B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Victoria, where she was awarded the Victoria Medal for achievement in fine arts. Her work has appeared in a number of Canadian periodicals. Poet and fiction writer Kerry Slavens was born in the mining town of Natal, B.C., now a ghost town. She presently lives in Victoria, B.C., where she received her B.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Victoria. She is currently writing a novel and collection of poems, as well as working in the environmental movement and as a freelance writer. She has won several journalism awards, and her work has appeared in Canadian literary magazines.

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