Sleepwalking Among the Camels

By Tom Konyves
Edited by Ken Norris

Sleepwalking Among the Camels
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Tom Konyves' Sleepwalking Among the Camels includes compelling selections from his groundbreaking books No Parking (1978), Poetry in Performance (1982), and Ex Perimeter (1988) as well as a section of exciting new work. A must read for lovers of Canadian Surrealism.


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Tom Konyves' Sleepwalking Among the Camels includes compelling selections from his groundbreaking books No Parking (1978), Poetry in Performance (1982), and Ex Perimeter (1988) as well as a section of exciting new work. A must read for lovers of Canadian Surrealism.

Tom Konyves

Tom Konyves was born in Budapest, Hungary. He is a video producer currently living in BC. Based in Montreal until 1983, his poetry has evolved from his mid-seventies association with the Vehicule Poets to the reflective and almost delicate work created in the later Vancouver poems. He coined the term "videopoetry" to describe his mulitmedia work. Hi works include Poetry in Performance (The Muses' Company), Ex Perimeter, and Sleepwalking Among the Camels: New and Selected Poems (The Muses' Company). Stephen Morrissey was born in Montreal. He has edited two library magzines, What Is, a journal of experimental poetry, and The Montreal Journal of Poetics. He is founding editor of Coracle Press and publishes on-line poetry chapbooks. He teaches English and Humanities at Champlain College, Montreal. His works include The Trees of Unknowing, Family Album, and Mapping the Soul: Selected Poems, 1978-1998 (The Muses' Company).

Ken Norris

Born in New York City in 1951, Ken Norris came to Canada in the early 1970s. He is currently a Professor of Canadian Literature, University of Maine. One of Canada's most prolific poets, Norris is the author of more than 30 books. His work has been widely anthologized in Canada and throughout the English-speaking world, as well as published in translation in France, Belgium, Israel and China. He divides his time between Canada, the U.S., and Asia.

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