Peter Christensen

Peter Christensen graduated with a degree in Creative Writing from the University of Lethbridge in 1975, and shortly thereafter published his first collection of poetry, Hail Storm (Thistledown 1977). He has since published the poetry titles Rig Talk (Thistledown 1981) and To Die Ascending (Thistledown 1988), as well as a number of chapbooks and inclusions in anthologies.

He has given readings of his work across Canada and throughout the American west and Texas, and his work has received national critical acclaim.










104 pages/trade paper

Available in the US
World Rights Available

ISBN: 978-1-894345-23-1
List Price: $10.95

Peter Christensen

The Western Canadian landscape informs this accessible and passionate collection of lyric poetry with an adventurous spirit as Peter Christensen engages with the experiences and adventures — physical, emotional and intellectual — that nature and language provide. Stylistically innovative, imbued with extraordinary imagery, and thematically challenging, this new collection from one of Canada's premiere poets demonstrates how vital the poet's craft still is in our time.

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