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The Cellophane Sky

by Jeff Park

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$17.95 (CDN) / $16.95 (US)

Paperback (Poetry/Strike Fire) · 8.5" x 5.25" · 80 pages
Release Date: October 2011
ISBN 978-1-926710-09-9

Hagios Press is pleased to announce the publication of an exciting collection of poems that delves deeply into the remarkable world of jazz. This striking volume effortlessly draws the reader in, exhaling the vitality of music greats such as Duke Ellington, Charlie Parker,
Count Basie, Miles Davis and many more.

Here is a book for both jazz fans and poetry readers as it pays tribute to great musicians, with poems that throb with the vivid rhythm and energy of the jazz tradition. Park's passion for jazz comes through with writing that ranges in tone from mournful elegy to sheer celebration. The collection also includes an introductory essay, and insightful "liner notes" by the author.
 

Author Bio

Jeff Park

Jeff Park first came to the attention of Hagios Press with his publication in Fast Forward: New Saskatchewan Poets (Hagios 2007).

Jeff Park works in a variety of genres, including short fiction, and playwriting.  He has published a book on writing theory, entitled Writing at the Edge: Narrative and Writing Process Theory. He is a professor in the Faculty of Education at the University of Saskatchewan. The Cellophane Sky, is his first volume of poetry.

Awards for The Cellophane Sky

2011 - Saskatchewan Book Awards
Winner, Saskatoon Book Award and Publishing
2011 - Saskatchewan Book Awards
Finalist, Publishing Award
Editor
Paul Wilson
Cover Design
Tania Wolk
Cover Artist
Scott Plear
Text Designer
Donald Ward