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House of Anansi Press

The Sentinel

Written by A.F. Moritz

Published April 01, 2008 | ISBN 9780887847905
POETRY / Canadian / General

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Regular price $18.95 CAD

112 pages | 8.560 in × 5.560 in
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About this book

The Sentinel

A.F. Moritz

Mortality, Love, Ethics, Civilization, Divine Presence, Human Body, Modernity, The Natural World, and Constructed Spaces. The Sentinel watches and reports back to us in a voice that is timeless and worthy of trust. Whether describing renewal and regeneration, the despair brought on by global capitalism, or a place where decay and loss meet their antithesis, A. F. Moritz's magisterial voice, rare insight, and supple craft are on impressive display.

About the Author

A.F. Moritz

A. F. MORITZ is widely considered one of the defining and most beloved lyric poets of his generation. His many honours include a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Award in Literature from the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, the Griffin Poetry Prize, the Bess Hokin Prize, and an Ingram Merrill Fellowship. He currently serves as the sixth poet laureate of the City of Toronto.

Awards and Praise
  • Winner Griffin Poetry Prize, 2009
  • Short-listed Governor General's Literary Awards: Poetry, 2008
  • Commended Globe and Mail Top 100 Books of the Year, 2009