Thursday, February 14, 2013
Tom Wayman Reading at Riverpoint
Wayman is the author of 18 collections of poetry, two collections of short stories, and the novel Woodstock Rising (2009). He'll be sharing work from his latest collection of poetry, Dirty Snow (2012).
About Dirty Snow:
Tom Wayman's newest collection of poems, Dirty Snow, unflinchingly considers the impact of the Afghan War: its absence and presence in Canadians' everyday lives as citizens of a nation at war. The collection explores Wayman's view that Canada's military intervention in a civil war between two odious sets of combatants has degraded Canadians' quality of life by, among other means, the conflict's relentless absorption of public funds in pursuit of dubious ends...