Peter Norman is the author of two poetry collections, Water Damage and At the Gates of the Theme Park (shortlisted for the 2010 Trillium Poetry Book Award), and a novel, Emberton. His fiction, poetry, and essays have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including The Walrus and two editions of Best Canadian Poetry.
This week we cheered for this year's Canada Reads finalists, worked up an appetite for food-covered books, rounded up books for Black History Month, and much more.
Peter Norman, author of Some of Us and Most of You Are Dead (Wolsak & Wynn), explains the use of the "terminal" in poetry, how this has inspired his work, and the process of wrestling with words to get at the clearest truths.
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