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Rita Wong

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Rita Wong is the author of four books of poetry: monkeypuzzle (Press Gang, 1998), forage (Nightwood Editions, 2007), sybil unrest (Line Books, 2008, with Larissa Lai) and undercurrent (Nightwood Editions, 2015). forage was the winner of the 2008 Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize and Canada Reads Poetry 2011. Wong is an associate professor in the Critical and Cultural Studies department at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design on the unceded Coast Salish territories also known as Vancouver.


Book Cover Forage
978-0-88971-213-3 · 0-88971-213-1 · December 2007 · Paperback
CAD$16.95 · USD$16.95
"Her questioning truthfulness demonstrates that Wong is a significant poet." —George Elliott Clarke, Halifax Sunday Herald
Book Cover perpetual
978-0-88971-313-0 · 0-88971-313-8 · November 2015 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95
Book Cover undercurrent
978-0-88971-308-6 · 0-88971-308-1 · April 2015 · Paperback
CAD$18.95 · USD$18.95

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