Allan Cooper

Allan Cooper has published over a dozen books of poetry, most recently The Deer Yard (with Harry Thurston) and The Alma Elegies. He has twice won the Alfred G. Bailey Award for poetry. He is the founder of Owl's Head Press and has been the editor of the intermittently-published literary journal Germination since 1982. Cooper is also a songwriter and performer. He divides his time between Riverview and Alma, NB.

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Singing the Flowers Open
Allan Cooper

2001 / Poetry / $14.95
9781894031394 / Trade paper / 128 pp

Singing the Flowers Open is Cooper’s tenth volume of poetry. Ranging from spare lyrics to translations from Lin Chu, this new collection confirms Cooper’s gift for language and his eye for natural detail. This is a graceful collection from a gifted craftsman.

“Consistency of content and of style has always marked Cooper. From his first to his current book, he has been a poet who, like Nova Scotia naturalist poet Harry Thurston, gleans inspiration from nature and familial relationships.” George Elliott Clarke, Halifax Sunday Herald

Has Special Edition: 9781894031400

Other Books by this Author

Everthing We’ve Loved Comes Back To Find Us
Allan Cooper

2017 / Poetry / $19.95 CAN / $19.95 US
9781554471683 / Trade paper
The Deer Yard
Harry Thurston, Allan Cooper

2013 / Poetry / $17.95 CAN / $17.95 US
9781554471201 / Trade paper
The Alma Elegies
Allan Cooper

2007 / Poetry / $15.95 CAN / $15.95 US
9781554470365 / Trade paper
Gabriel’s Wing
Allan Cooper

2004 / Poetry / $18.95 CAN / $18.95 US
9781894031837 / Trade paper
Singing The Flowers Open
Allan Cooper

2001 / Poetry / $49.95 CAN / $49.95 US
9781894031400 / Fine

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