Synopses & Reviews
Noted Canadian critic Frank Davey said that John Newlove had developed one of the most direct and visually precise styles in twentieth-century poetry.” Here Newlove is at his finest in a collection of sharply honed, direct, and ruthlessly honest poems of intense feeling, observation, and involvement. Newlove writes from the perspective of a true craftsman who insists that the clarity of his vision be respected in every word he puts in print.
“He is indeed a master builder. His versatility is impressive . . . his work is often a demonstration model of how it should be done.” —Margaret Atwood, Second Words
About the Author
John Newlove is a Governor General's Award-winning poet who has published several books of poetry.