|The Body Vagabond|
Martine Audet’s imagery is never shocking; images are used to dig deeper into the confines of an ever-blossoming intuition.
Martine Audet’s poem speaks low; she manages parcimously poetic strategies, and anchors her work on the shores of classical soundness…
Martine Audet writes about the fragile equilibrium of our lives, and about the ferment inside each one of us, the flashes and emergencies that make up living.
Born in 1961, Martine Audet is the author of seven books of poetry. Her work has been published in the most important anthologies of French-language poetry in Canada. Her poetry has garnered illustrious awards, including the Prix Estuaires des Terrasses St. Sulpice and the Prix Alain-Grandbois. She has been a finalist for the Governor General Award of Canada three times. Audet also co-wrote a book of poems for children with Michel Van Schendel. She is presently on the editorial board of the poetry magazine, Estuaire.
Antonio D’Alfonso is an award-winning writer and filmmaker. He was also a publisher for thirty-three years. He lives in Montreal and Toronto. His latest collection of poems, The Irrelevant Man, appeared in 2014.
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