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Friday, October 3, 2014
new from above/ground press: Images from Declassified Nuclear Test Films, by Stephen Brockwell
Images from Declassified Nuclear Test Films
published in Ottawa by above/ground press
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy
Stephen Brockwell is an Ottawa poet who runs a small IT company from a tiny office in the Chateau Laurier. His collection Fruitfly Geographic won the Archibald Lampman Award in 2004. His most recent collection is Complete Surprising Fragments of Improbable Books.
This is Stephen Brockwell’s fourth above/ground press chapbook, after Excerpts from Impossible Books: The Crawdad Cantos (2012), Impossible Books (the Carleton Installment) (2010) and Marin County Poems (2001).
[produced for a reading at Brickbat Books, Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, October 4, 2014 with rob mclennan and Pattie McCarthy, hosted by Jack Krick]
To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9 or paypal at www.robmclennan.blogspot.com