Short Takes on the Apocalypse

Short Takes on the Apocalypse

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The collection, which began as a response to Elmore Leonard's Ten Rules of Writing, metamorphosed into witty, poetic responses to famous epigraphs and quotations. Built upon the words of others--from Leonardo da Vinci to Neil Gaiman, Margaret Atwood to Jimmy Kimmel--the resulting pieces explore veganism, sex, parenting, death, and Coachella.



Author: Patricia Young
Publisher: Biblioasis
Published: 04/11/2017
Pages: 112
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 0.30lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.40w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9781771961356

Review Citation(s):
Publishers Weekly 03/27/2017

About the Author
Patricia Young has published eleven collections of poetry and one of short fiction. Her poems have been widely anthologized and translated into Spanish, Mandarin and Romanian. She has received numerous awards for her writing including The Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, the B. C. Book Prize, the Pat Lowther Award, a CBC Literary Prize, Arc's Poem of the Year Award, two National Magazine Awards, the Great Blue Heron Contest and the Confederation Poet's Prize. She has twice been nominated for the Governor General's Award for poetry. Her collection of short fiction, Airstream, won the Rooke-Metcalf Award, was shortlisted for the Butler Prize and named one of the Globe and Mail's Best Books of the Year.