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House of Anansi Press


Written by Kevin Connolly

Published April 01, 2008 | ISBN 9780887847950
POETRY / Canadian / General

Cover of Revolver

Regular price $18.95 CAD

112 pages | 8.500 in × 5.500 in
Print Format

Also Available as an Ebook

About this book


Kevin Connolly

The highly anticipated follow-up to the award-winning poetry collection drift, Kevin Connolly's Revolver is a daring marriage of brilliant technical skill and explosive imagination. Each of the poems in this extraordinary collection is written in a different vocal register -- revolving through poetic voices with precise control and sharp wit. Connolly reveals himself to be one of the few poets in Canada who can pull off such a high wire act, and make it both thrilling and meaningful.

About the Author

Kevin Connolly

Kevin Connolly’s previous collections include Asphalt Cigar a finalist for the Gerald Lampert Award; Drift, winner of the Trillium Poetry Prize; and Revolver a finalist for the Griffin Poetry Prize and Trillium Book Award. He teaches poetry in the MFA program at the University of Guelph-Humber and has been poetry faculty at the Banff Centre’s May Writing Studio.

Awards and Praise
  • Short-listed Trillium Book Award, 2009
  • Short-listed Griffin Poetry Prize, 2009