Contemporary Canadian Literature with a Distinctly Urban Twist

Anvil Press



  • canada orders 16.00
  • us/world orders 10.00

Singer, An Elegy is a long poem memorializing the author’s father and, equally, the now-obsolete industrial culture that shaped him. Singer, An Elegy has rhetorical lightning flashes but aspires to much greater straightforwardness than Fetherling’s previous poetry.

  • Publication: Sept 2004
  • ISBN: 9781895636611
  • Pages: 64 pp
  • Size: 5 x 6 inches

George Fetherling is a writer, editor, teacher, publisher, scholar, and visual artist. He is the author or editor of over 50 books ranging from poetry and fiction to biographies, cinema history, Asian Pacific studies, and histories of the gold rushes and the rise of newspapers in Canada. Mr. Fetherling is a former literary editor of the Kingston Whig-Standard and the Ottawa Citizen and was awarded the Harbourfront Festival Prize in 1995 for his “substantial contribution to Canadian letters.” He currently holds the post of books-and-ideas columnist at the Vancouver Sun.

Books by George Fetherling