Friday, August 2, 2019

new from above/ground press: the day the moon went away, by Marilyn Irwin

the day the moon went away
Marilyn Irwin

ant moth

an ant
the length
of a kitchen sill

a moth
on its back

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
August 2019

a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy
Shortlisted for the 2016 bpNichol Award and winner of the 2013 Diana Brebner Prize, Marilyn Irwin’s work has been published by Apt. 9 Press, Arc Poetry Magazine,, Hussy Press, Puddles of Sky, and The Steel Chisel, among others. the day the moon went away is her ninth chapbook, and fourth published by above/ground press. She runs shreeking violet press in Ottawa.

This is Irwin’s fourth chapbook with above/ground press, after for when you pick daisies (2010), flicker (2012) and north (2017).

[Marilyn Irwin will be launching in Ottawa on August 10th as part of the above/ground press 26th anniversary launch/reading/party]

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