New and Collected Poems - Tom Dawe

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or almost fifty years, Tom Dawe has stood as one of the most respected and admired poets in Newfoundland. This definitive, necessary collection spans five decades of poetic achievement, reprinting each of Dawe’s published collections while gathering previously uncollected poems along with a stunning body of new work. This volume stands as a testament to a monumental achievement for readers both at home and abroad.

Tom Dawe

Born in Long Pond, Manuels, Conception Bay South, Tom Dawe has been a teacher, professor of English (Memorial Univesity), visual artist, editor, writer and poet.

His work includes poetry, fiction, dramatic script, folklore and children’s literature. His is also one of the founding members of Breakwater Books Ltd. and TickleAce magazine.

Winner of many awards and honours in arts and letters, he was recently awarded honourary membership in the Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador and induction into Newfoundland and Labrador Arts Council Hall of Honour. His work has been studied in schools and colleges around the world. Rewriting Newfoundland Mythology: The Works of Tom Dawe, a book by Martina Seifert, was published in Germany and Cambridge, Massachusetts in 2002.

Author: Tom Dawe
Genre: Poetry
Format: paperback
Pages: 328
Dimensions: 5.5 x 1 x 8.5 in
Published: March 22, 2019