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Praise for Louis

Scofield marries political wordplay ("give to the poor, namely to those / who are prone to drafting up / a weakened constitution") with elegant imagery ("the rifles will be raised and / he will disappear like oranges / on Christmas morning"). Scofield's Riel views "the prairie as a sonnet" and seems aware of how despite attempts to write his own destiny, his fate will be written by others: "I am a poet / With auburn-brown hair, // An ember of curls / The newspapers will one day // Catch..." A stellar collection, hypnotic and incantatory.
—Jonathan Ball, Winnipeg Free Press