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Roo Borson
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Roo Borson has published eleven books of poems, including Short Journey Upriver Toward Ôishida (2004), winner of the Governor General’s Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Griffin Poetry Prize, and, most recently, Rain; road; an open boat (2012). She has also won awards for her essays, and, with Kim Maltman, writes collaboratively under the pen name Baziju. She lives in Toronto.

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Rain; road; an open boat

Written by Roo Borson


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $18.99

The first new collection of poetry from Roo Borson since her highly acclaimed collection Short Journey Upriver Toward Oishida, winner of three major prizes, including the Griffin Poetry Prize.

Roo Borson’s new collection continues the exploration of form, tone, musicality, and content begun in her widely acclaimed previous collection. Here, co-existing... Read more >

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Short Journey Upriver toward Oishida

Written by Roo Borson


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
Publisher: McClelland & Stewart
On Sale: March 16, 2004
Price: $15.50

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