Robyn Sarah
A Valediction

Pardon Me

Poetry’s Bottom Line: Towards an Essay on Poetics

Robyn Sarah Robyn Sarah was born in New York City to Canadian parents and grew up in Montreal, where she still lives.  She is the author of seven poetry collections (most recently A Day’s Grace), two collections of short stories, and a book of essays on poetry. Her writing has appeared widely in Canada and the United States and her poems have been anthologized in The Bedford Introduction to Literature, The Norton Anthology of Poetry, and in Garrison Keillor’s Good Poems for Hard Times. In 2005 she participated in the Festival franco-anglais de poésie in Paris and the Oxfam Poetry Series in London.  A selection of her poems in French translation, Le tamis des jours, will be published this fall in Montreal.


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