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Winner of the Trillium Award for French-Language Poetry
By (author): Paul Savoie Translated by: Donald Winkler
9781772310238 Paperback, Trade English General Trade POETRY / Canadian Ontario Apr 15, 2016
$17.95 CAD
Active 5.5 x 8.5 x 0.5 in 120 pages Bookland Press
In this poetry collection written by an award-winning author and translated from French by an award-winning translator, the relentless force of water waves rambles the streets of a small village with fear. The streets become empty and the people vanish without a trace. With his intricate and distinctive poetic style, Paul Savoie successfully portrays his creative talent and explores a wide range of human feelings, fears, and perceptions inviting us to the world of mystery, fantasy, and suspense.

PAUL SAVOIE is one the most prolific Canadian authors, writing in both French and English. Originally from Saint-Boniface, Manitoba, he has lived in Ontario since the early 1970s. He has written more than 30 books, including several collections of poetry, stories, and translations. His poetry books won the Trillium Book Award twice. Involved in the arts community for more than 25 years, Savoie also composes music for piano. He has worked for the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council, and the Canadian Television Fund. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.DONALD WINKLER was born in Winnipeg, graduated from the University of Manitoba, and as a Woodrow Wilson Scholar, did graduate study at the Yale School of Drama. From 1967 to 1995 he was a film director and writer at the National Film Board of Canada in Montreal, and since the 1980s, a translator of Quebec literature. In 1994, 2011, and 2013 he won the Governor General Award for French to English translation, and has been a finalist for the prize on two other occasions. He lives in Montreal.

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