Independent Publishers Group Logo

Sign up today...
for featured pop culture and science reads, books for kids and teens,special offers, bestsellers, and more, in your inbox!

Select topics of interest:
Close
(flood basement
(flood basement

(flood basement

POETRY

88 Pages, 5.75 x 8.75

Formats: Trade Paper

Trade Paper, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $16.95)

Publication Date: May 2009

ISBN 9781894759342

Rights: WOR

Caitlin Press Inc. (May 2009)

Available from local and national retailers throughout the US.
 

Overview

Jeremy Stewart's first book, (flood basement, is a young poet's search for and discovery of his place in the local landscape. The poet is haunted by the legacy of colonialism and propelled by the struggles of a community seeking its own identity. (flood basement is the raw, shocking and innocent journey of an emerging artist in a seemingly inflexible world. In this collection Stewart shares a collage of fragments that amount to a portrait of the Prince George of his youth, a transcription of a midnight audio journey, and an introspection of the fluctuating and sometimes fragile identity of the writer. Stewart's work pushes the boundaries of innovative and experimental poetry while weaving a visual narrative of the world in which he lives.

Author Biography

Jeremy Stewart grew up in Prince George, BC, a place as remarkable for its flourishing poetry community as for its industrial grit. He is a graduate student of English Literature at the University of Northern British Columbia and a past winner of the Barry McKinnon Chapbook Prize. The manuscript of '(floodbasement' was shortlisted for the 2008 Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry.