Each book exceeds the one before, and this a powerful reading by Stephen Brockwell.
cut his writing teeth in the ’80s in Montreal, appearing on French and English CBC Radio and in the anthologies Cross/cut: Contemporary English Quebec Poetry
and The Insecurity of Art
(both Véhicule Press, 1982). George Woodcock described Brockwell’s first book, The Wire in Fences
, as having an “extraordinary range of empathies and perceptions.” Harold Bloom wrote that Brockwell’s second book, Cometology
, “held rare and authentic promise.” Fruitfly Geographic
won the Archibald Lampman award for best book of poetry in Ottawa in 2005. Brockwell currently operates a small IT consulting company from the 7th floor of the Chateau Laurier and lives in a house perpetually under construction. His sixth and most recent book, All of Us Reticent, Here, Together
, will be published in the fall of 2016 by Mansfield Press.