Heather Pyrcz

Heather Pyrcz has published three collections of poetry, Town Limits (1997), Nights on Prospect Street (1999) and Viaticum (2002). In 2001, CBC Radio commissioned her to write two poems for its classical music program “Take Five.” Pyrcz lives in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, where she teaches part-time in the Department of English at Acadia University.

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Town Limits
Heather Pyrcz

1997 / Poetry / $11.95
9781894031035 / Trade paper / 88 pp

“Sometimes this town is too damn small,” writes Heather Pyrcz. Yet Town Limits, her first collection of poetry, is anything but frustrated by the geographical boundaries of its small town Nova Scotia setting. In her writing, Pyrcz shifts smoothly from community to family to intimacy, always finding focus in the strange mix of irony, beauty and truth that envelopes her world.

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“At her best—or even weakest—Pyrcz will speak to many readers of their daily and familial lives, their inner life, their hopes and anxieties. Her manner is generally equable, sensitive, perceptive, rarely surprising or disturbing—a reflective, companionable verse.” Michael Thorpe, The New Brunswick Reader

Other Books by this Author

Heather Pyrcz

2002 / Poetry / $16.95 CAN
9781894031578 / Trade paper / 96 pp
Nights on Prospect Street
Heather Pyrcz

2000 / Poetry / $39.95 CAN
9781894031189 / Fine / 104 pp
Nights on Prospect Street
Heather Pyrcz

2000 / Poetry / $12.95 CAN
9781894031172 / Trade paper / 104 pp

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