Sean Howard

Sean Howard is the author of four books of poetry, Local Calls (2009), Incitements (2011), The Photographer’s Last Picture (2016) and Ghost Estates (2018). As well as appearing in numerous literary journals, his work has been featured in The Best Canadian Poetry in English in both 2011 and 2014. Howard lives in Main-à-Dieu, Cape Breton, and is an adjunct professor of political science at Cape Breton University.



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Unrecovered: 9/11 Poems, Then As Now
Sean Howard

2021 / Canadian Poetry / $21.95
9781554472284 / Trade paper / 112 pp


This book combines Sean Howard’s “Blackbox Angelus” – a long poem written in the wake of the 9/11 terrorist attacks – with a new poem revisiting those devastating events and exploring their lasting impact. Howard’s iconoclastic style echoes the shock and fracture of its subject, disassembling and reassembling the language surrounding this tragedy in an attempt to create uncommon sense where the usual conventions of grief and closure have failed, leaving the remains of that terrible day unrecovered.



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Other Books by this Author

Ghost Estates
Sean Howard

2018 / Canadian Poetry / $19.95 CAN
9781554471898 / Trade paper / 80 pp
So Many Boys All Doing Right
Sean Howard

2017 / Poetry / $75.00 CAN
Fine / 40 pp
The Photographer’s Last Picture
Sean Howard

2016 / Poetry / $29.95 CAN
9781554471607 / Trade paper / 368 pp
Incitements
Sean Howard

2011 / Poetry / $19.95 CAN
9781554470969 / Trade paper / 96 pp

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