Drifting Like a Metaphor

Edited by Micheline Maylor

Micheline Maylor’s anthology, Drifting Like a Metaphor, introduces Calgary poets who have the ability to make connections that work to pull together language, image, and emotion. Her criteria was that the poets are not yet published in book form, but are able to make story and voice work to create an emotional reaction through many forms and styles. We hope readers will agree that any of the twelve poets showcased in this anthology could easily become the next great voice or future poet laureate of Calgary.

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$19.95 CAD

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Weight .292 kg
Dimensions 6 × 9 × .375 in
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Micheline Maylor

Dr. Micheline Maylor was Poet Laureate of Calgary from 2016 until April 2018. Micheline attained her Ph.D. at the University of Newcastle Upon Tyne in English Language and Literature with a specialisation in Creative Writing and 20th Century Canadian Literature. She teaches Creative Writing at Mount Royal University in Calgary where she won the 2015 Teaching Excellence Award, and was short-listed for the Robert Kroetsch award for experimental poetry. She is a University of Calgary Senator, a Tedx talker, a Walrus talker, and she was the Calgary Public Library’s Author in Residence (2016). Micheline serves as Poetry Editor at Frontenac House Press. She is the co-founder of Freefall Literary Society and remains a consulting editor. Her most recent book Little Wildheart (U of A Press, 2017) was long listed for both the Pat Lowther and the Raymond Souster Awards.


Cobra Collins, Tyler Engström, Sarah Howden, Dale Lee Kwong, Beck Mackenzie Paterson, Carley Mascher-Mayson, Shelley McAneeley, Susan Plett, Logan Pollon, Sasha Semenoff, Matt Sutton, Alex Williamson.