Canadian Literature Admires Gary Barwin's Playful, Inventive Poetry

By Michael Roberson
Canadian Literature
January 7 2012

The journal Canadian Literature discusses the ways in which poet Gary Barwin uses poetry software and 'old-school English language technology' to brilliant effect in his most recent Coach House collection, The Porcupinity of the Stars:

'Gary Barwin delivers surreal, parabolic, even mythic poems, the denseness of which opens up to sparkle with an alluring beauty, as in the image conjured by the book’s title.

'The poems in Porcupinity are the result of an unencumbered imagination, tinted by humour, intelligence and pathos.'

Read the full review here.

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