Open Air Bindery

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David Hickey’s second collection builds upon the myriad strengths of his first. In a specimen book of songs, stories, and covenants, Hickey’s subjects range from art and astronomy to snowflakes and suburbia. These poems "take their time / Covering the roadside trees in forms of their careful willing . . . gesturing down to earth, unveiling new shapes / for all that they find.”

David Hickey is a past recipient of the Milton Acorn Prize, the Ralph Gustafson Prize for Poetry, and ...

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Overview

David Hickey’s second collection builds upon the myriad strengths of his first. In a specimen book of songs, stories, and covenants, Hickey’s subjects range from art and astronomy to snowflakes and suburbia. These poems "take their time / Covering the roadside trees in forms of their careful willing . . . gesturing down to earth, unveiling new shapes / for all that they find.”

David Hickey is a past recipient of the Milton Acorn Prize, the Ralph Gustafson Prize for Poetry, and was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award for best first book of poetry in Canada. His work has appeared in magazines and journals across Canada and the United States.

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"He's the quietest kind of brilliant around."—Northern Poetry Review

"subtle, smooth, and genuine"—The Malahat Review

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781926845241
  • Publisher: Biblioasis
  • Publication date: 10/25/2011
  • Pages: 72
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

David Hickey: David Hickey grew up on Prince Edward Island, in western Labrador, and along the north shore of Quebec. A past recipient of the Milton Acorn Prize and the Ralph Gustafson Prize for Poetry, his work has appeared in magazines and journals across Canada an the United States. An avid runner and back yard astronomer, he now lives and works in Fredericton.

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