Peter Sanger

Peter Sangers poetry collections include Aiken Drum (finalist for the Atlantic Poetry Prize), John Stokes Horse and Fireship: Early Poems, 19651991. His prose projects include, The Stone Canoe: Two Lost Mikmaq Texts (with Elizabeth Paul), White Salt Mountain: Words in Time and Spar: Words in Place. He lives in South Maitland, Nova Scotia.


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Fireship: Early Poems - 1965-1991
Peter Sanger

2013 / Poetry / $25.95
9781554471218 / Trade paper / 192 pp


I believe a book can be a labyrinth whose centre is the journey to itself, writes Peter Sanger. A concerto grosso, not a singular declamation And indeed in reading Sanger, individual books, like individual poems, may profitably be read as layers in the strata of his oeuvre, each influenced by what was written before and influencing in turn what was to be written next. Taken together, his books describe the long arc of his particular sensitivity to language and his ever- evolving sense of nature, culture and place. All the poems in Fireship, writes Sanger, concern where we were, where we are, where we will be. As well as his many prose projects, Gaspereau Press has been publishing Sangers poetry since 2002, issuing two full-length collections Aiken Drum and John Stokes Horse. While these volumes remain in print, Sangers first two collections, published elsewhere, have essentially disappeared from view The America Reel (1983) and Earth Moth (1991). With the blessing of their original publishers, Gaspereau Press is marking Peter Sangers seventieth birthday in 2013 by reissuing his first two poetry books in a single volume, collecting with them 24 previously unpublished poems which predate them. The volume also includes a new essay entitled Log-slate.



Other Books by this Author

Of Things Unknown: Critical Essays 1978-2005
Peter Sanger

2015 / Literary Criticism / $34.95 CAN / $34.95 US
9781554471508 / Trade paper
Oikos
Peter Sanger

2014 / Essay / $9.95 CAN / $9.95 US
9781554471256 / Pamphlet
John Stokes' Horse
Peter Sanger

2012 / Poetry / $21.95 CAN / $21.95 US
9781554471133 / Trade paper
Through Darkling Air: The Poetry of Richard Outram
Peter Sanger

2010 / Biography / $65.95 CAN / $65.95 US
9781554470617 / Hardcover
The Stone Canoe: Two Lost Mi'kmaq Texts
Peter Sanger, Elizabeth Paul, Alan Syliboy

2007 / Literary Criticism / $29.95 CAN / $29.95 US
9781554470433 / Trade paper
Aiken Drum
Peter Sanger

2006 / Poetry / $49.95 CAN / $49.95 US
9781554470150 / Fine
Aiken Drum
Peter Sanger

2006 / Poetry / $19.95 CAN / $19.95 US
9781554470143 / Trade paper
White Salt Mountain: Words in Time
Peter Sanger

2005 / Books & reading / $59.95 CAN / $59.95 US
9781554470037 / Fine
White Salt Mountain: Words in Time
Peter Sanger

2005 / Books & reading / $27.95 CAN / $27.95 US
9781554470044 / Trade paper
Spar: Words in Place
Peter Sanger

2002 / Books & reading / $49.95 CAN / $49.95 US
9781894031554 / Fine
Spar: Words in Place
Peter Sanger

2002 / Books & reading / $21.95 CAN / $21.95 US
9781894031547 / Trade paper
Divisions of the Heart: Elizabeth Bishop & the Art of Memory & Place
Sandra Barry, Peter Sanger, Gwendolyn Davies

2001 / Essays / $32.95 CAN / $32.95 US
9781894031318 / Trade paper
Kerf
Peter Sanger

2001 / Poetry / $4.95 CAN / $4.95 US
9781894031530 / Pamphlet

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