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Extreme Poets
Fred Wah, Mari-Louise Rowley, Jeanette Lynes, Donna Kane, Hilary Clark, Joe Blades

Release: 31 July 2001
8.5 x 5.5 pb, 12 pp chapbook
poetry (BISAC: POE011000, POE010000)
BS Poetry Society

Six poets met as a group for the first time in a poetry colloquium led by Fred Wah at the Sage Hill Writing Experience 2001 in Lumsden, Saskatchewan.

Extreme Poets is a small-run chapbook poetry anthology wherein each poet selected and edited the poems of one other participant poet for inclusion. The chapbook was then designed, printed and bound onsite, then launched at a Sage Hill Experients Reading.

• Fred Wah shared his time between the University of Calgary and the BC Interior. His recent book is Faking It (NeWest Press)
• Mari-Louise Rowley, originally from Saskatchewan, is a poet and science writer living in Vancouver. Her collections include a Knife a Rope a Book (Underwhich)
• Jeanette Lynes is a poet and professor at St Francis Xavier University in Antigonish NS. Her first book is A Woman Alone on the Atikokan Highway (Wolsak & Wynn)
• Donna Kane has lived most of her life in Dawson Creek BC. The editor of From Moberly Lake (Purple Donut), a first poetry book is in the works
• Hilary Clark, originally from Vancouver, is a poet and professor at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon. Her books include More Light (Brick Books)
Joe Blades is a poet–artist in Fredericton NB. His poetry books include Open Road West (Broken Jaw) and River Suite (Insomniac Press & BJP eBooks)

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copyright Joe Blades/Broken Jaw Press Inc. 2001.