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Erling Friis-Baastad

author image Born in Norway, Erling Friis-Baastad grew up in the United States, emigrated to Toronto in 1969, and moved to the Yukon in 1974. His earlier collection, The Exile House, was published by Irelandís Salmon Publishing in 2001. His poems have appeared in a number of chapbooks as well as in many literary journals and anthologies, including The Malahat Review, Grain, Poetry Canada and Canadian Forum. A longtime book reviewer and journalist, he currently works as an editor with the Yukon News in Whitehorse.

Books

Book Cover Wood Spoken: New and Selected Poems
978-1-896758-10-7 · 1-896758-10-X · August 2004 · Paperback
CAD$14.95 · USD$14.95
Friis-Baastad demonstrates in these poems a gift for ironic observation and introspection as well as a flair for condensed poetic narrative.- Poetry Canada