Look Out Tower

By (author): Geoffrey Ursell

The ordinary becomes charged with occult power; Ursell’s poems hold up deceptively familiar settings and subjects to reveal sensual and frightening patterns.

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Geoffrey Ursell

Geoffrey Ursell is an award-winning writer of drama for stage, television, and radio, as well as of fiction, poetry, and songs. His stage plays have won three national playwriting awards, and his novel Perdue won the Books in Canada First Novel Award. His musical comedy, Saskatoon Pie!, has been produced twice and toured provincially by Persephone Theatre. Other plays include Winning the Prairie Gamble (a collaboration with Barbara Sapergia) for PersephoneÕs SaskTel Youth Tour Centennial Year, and Gold on Ice (a musical celebration of the Sandra Schmirler curling team) at Dancing Sky Theatre. His dramatization of Martha BlumÕs novel The Walnut Tree opened PersephoneÕs 2009/2010 season, and his thriller Dead Midnight opened the theatreÕs 2011/2012 season. Geoffrey is also a founding member and current President of the nationally esteemed publisher Coteau Books. He was awarded the Saskatchewan Order of Merit in 2009 for his work in the arts.

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The ordinary becomes charged with occult power; Ursell’s poems hold up deceptively familiar settings and subjects to reveal sensual and frightening patterns.

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Dimensions:

74 Pages
8.5in * 5.5in * 1in
1lb

Published:

January 16, 1989

Country of Publication:

CA

Publisher:

Turnstone Press

ISBN:

9780888011381

Book Subjects:

POETRY / General

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Language:

eng

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