Expeditions of a Chimaera

Expeditions of a Chimaera

by Oana Avasilichioaei, Erin Moure



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781897388471
Publisher: Book Thug
Publication date: 10/28/2009
Pages: 89
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 7.90(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Oana Avasilichioaei is a poet and translator who transformed the landscape of Vancouver's Hastings Park into an acclaimed book of poems, feria: a poempark (2008). She has translated Nichita Stanescu from Romanian, Louise Cotnoir and Genevieve Desrosiers from French, created visual textworks for galleries in Montreal and Vancouver, and has performed her work in Canada, the US, Mexico and Europe. Her first book, Abandon (2005) has been translated into Spanish as Abandono and will soon appear in Mexico City.

Erin Moure has written a dozen books of poetry, most recently O Cadoiro (2007). Her 2005 Little Theatres was shortlisted for the Griffin Prize, Pat Lowther Memorial Award and the GGs; it won the AJM Klein Prize, made the Globe 100, and was translated into Galician as Teatrinos (Galaxia, 2007). Her translation of Galician poet Chus Pato's Charenton came out in 2007 from Shearsman (UK) and BuschekBooks (Ottawa) and her translation of Pato's m-Tala appeared in 2009 from the same presses.. A book of essays, My Beloved Wager, will appear in September from NeWest Press.

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