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Author: Kevin Spenst

Kevin Spenst, a Pushcart Prize nominee, is the author of HEARTS AMOK (Anvil Press, 2020), IGNITE (Anvil Press, 2016), JABBERING WITH BING BONG (Anvil Press, 2015), and over a dozen chapbooks including Pray Goodbye (Alfred Gustav Press), Ward Notes (serif of nottingham), Flip Flop Faces and Unexpurgated Lives (JackPine Press), and most recently Upend (Frog Hollow Press: Dis/Ability series). His work has won the Lush Triumphant Award for Poetry, been nominated for both the Alfred G. Bailey Prize and the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, and has appeared in dozens of publications including Prairie Fire, CV2, BafterC, Lemon Hound, Poetry is Dead, and the anthology Best Canadian Poetry 2014. He lives on unceded Coast Salish territory (Vancouver) with the love of his life Shauna Kaendo.

Hearts Amok
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Hearts Amok

Anvil Press

Poetry. In language that twists together hobo slang and flights of troubadourish diction, HEARTS AMOK scrutinizes the history of the love sonnet in Surrey, England and simultaneously celebrates the tickings and tollings of one love-struck heart in S...

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Ignite
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Ignite

Anvil Press

Poetry. A finalist for the Alfred G. Bailey Prize, IGNITE is a collection of elegiac and experimental poetry powder-kegged with questions about one man's lifelong struggle with schizophrenia. Born into a strict Mennonite family, Abe Spenst's mental ...

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Jabbering with Bing Bong
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Jabbering with Bing Bong

Anvil Press

Poetry. Most Anticipated Poetry Selection, 49th Shelf (2015). Kevin Spenst's much-anticipated debut collection of poetry opens as a coming-of-age narrative of lower-middle class life in Vancouver's suburb of Surrey, embroidered within a myriad of po...

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