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Poetry & Writing

Insight, reviews and ordering information for books published by Alice Major.


Creative nonfiction

Intersecting Sets: A Poet Looks at Science

+ Essays in the following anthologies:


Locations of Grief: An emotional geography


Knife on Snow

Welcome to the Anthropocene

Shell of Moon and Sun: Poems of Misuzu Kaneko translated by Alice Major and Yukari Meldrum

Standard Candles

Memory’s Daughter

The Office Tower Tales

The Occupied World

Some Bones and a Story

Lattice of the Years

Tales for an Urban Sky

Corona Radiata

Time Travels Light


The Jade Spindle

The Chinese Mirror

Writing about writing

Scansion and Science (The 2018 Anne Szumigalski lecture)

Only Tenderness (On feminism and the language of love)

Poetry Under the Influence of Time

Can you teach poetry?

Heritage, Innovation and the Livable City (Remarks to the Edmonton Heritage Council Symposium)

Word Shapes and Rhymescapes: Translating Translation Symmetry into Music and Poetry – originally published in Math Horizons

Brain surgery, or the schooling of poets – from Intersecting Sets: A Poet Looks at Science

Who’s talking? Thoughts on structuring a poetry manuscript


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