This Is a Stickup

By Amber McMillan

This Is a Stickup
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This Is a Stickup is a heart-stopping second collection of poetry from Amber McMillan. In fierce, lonely and elegant lines McMillan writes of violence, of the sea and of love. A strange man peers in her window and flames consume swing sets, while McMillan unravels some of the ... Read more


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This Is a Stickup is a heart-stopping second collection of poetry from Amber McMillan. In fierce, lonely and elegant lines McMillan writes of violence, of the sea and of love. A strange man peers in her window and flames consume swing sets, while McMillan unravels some of the deep griefs of the world, creating space for the reader to grieve alongside her. Intimate and powerful, these poems are unforgettable.

Amber McMillan

Amber McMillan is the author of the short story collection The Running Trees, the memoir The Woods: A Year on Protection Island and the poetry collection We Can’t Ever Do This Again. She has won a Penguin Random House award for fiction and was shortlisted for the Montreal International Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in MaisonneuveArc, Global Poetry Anthology, Room, The Walrus and other publications across North America. She lives in New Brunswick.

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