A Woman Alone on the Atikokan Highway

By Jeanette Lynes

A Woman Alone on the Atikokan Highway
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"At its best, poetry is the true vocabulary of experience. Jeanette Lynes's poems – visceral and full of heart – return the power of the ordinary and extraordinary moments of life with language that is vivid, humorous, intensely felt. " – Helen Humphreys


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"At its best, poetry is the true vocabulary of experience. Jeanette Lynes's poems – visceral and full of heart – return the power of the ordinary and extraordinary moments of life with language that is vivid, humorous, intensely felt. " – Helen Humphreys

Jeanette Lynes

Jeanette Lynes grew up in rural southwestern Ontario. She has lived in Toronto, Edmonton, Vancouver and Thunder Bay, among other places. Her poetry collection, A Woman Alone on the Atitkokan Highway was published by Wolsak and Wynn Publishers Ltd. In 1999. She received the Bliss Carmam Poetry Award in 2001, and her poems are frequently broadcast on CBC Radio. Jeanette is currently a Professor at St. Francis Xavier University in Nova Scotia.

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