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Catherine Graham : Comments by Writers & Critics


Comments

Pupa


"This impressive collection should put her on the Canlit map."
                 -from The Toronto Star: Barbara Carey.


"Young poet Graham's Pupa is a debut collection of graceful concision and surprising wisdom…The 15 short poems in the section Pupa imagine a strange, haunting netherworld of dolls, and the concluding Imago section completes the poet's work with the exhilarating, self-birthing, final words."
                 -from The Times-Colonist (Victoria, B.C.): Joseph Blake.


"Pupa, Catherine Graham's first book length collection has much to recommend it. …brief yet resonant…the sophistication of their brevity, remind me of Roethke."
                 -from The Fiddlehead: M. Travis Lane.


"Graham's jewel-like poems reflect facets of loss, grief, and love."
                 -from Independently Reviewed: Janice Battiste, New York.



The Watch


"Now returned to her native southwestern Ontario, Graham is a young poet whose work should be closely attended to."
                 -from Arc, Winter, 2002: Cheryl Sutherland.


"She dives sensually into experience and enables the reader to follow. She writes what happens so that it happens again."
                 -from Poetry Ireland Review 61: Aine Miller.


"Graham has much promise as a poet, and makes one eager to read a full collection of her work."
                 -from InCognito, Volume 2 (Dublin, Ireland): Nessa O'Mahony.


"…language resurrects and at the same time revivifies the ordinary, the every day, in a new light."
                 -from Books Ireland, April 1999: Fred Johnston.


Also see The Danforth Review, for an online review: Here.




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