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Author: Peter Culley

Peter Culley was born in Sudbury, Ontario in 1958 and grew up on RCAF bases in Holberg, British Columbia, Cold Lake, Alberta, Dana, Saskatchewan, Clinton, Ontario and for four years in Ayr, Scotland. He has lived in and around Nanaimo since 1972 and now lives in the former coal-mining town of South Wellington, beside the main line of the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway. His books include HAMMERTOWN (2003), THE AGE OF BRIGGS & STRATTON (2008), and PARKWAY (2013), published by New Star Books, and To The Dogs (Arsenal Pulp Press).

The Age of Briggs & Stratton
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The Age of Briggs & Stratton

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Poetry. The world's largest manufacturer of the two-stroke engine may seem like an unusual jumping-off point for poetry. But Peter Culley's second book about his hometown Nanaimo stems from his realization that there is not an hour of his waking exi...

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HAMMERTOWN
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HAMMERTOWN

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Poetry. In HAMMERTOWN, poet Peter Culley re-imagines his home town of Nanaimo, British Columbia, not as it is, but as it might be imagined in the mind of a Parisian who had rarely left his city. This is Culley's fifth book of poetry. THE CLIMAX FORE...

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Parkway
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Parkway

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Poetry. "Hammertown" is Georges Perec's invention, an imaginary fishing port on Vancouver Island that Peter Culley recognized as the Oulipo writer's vision of what Nanaimo might be like. In PARKWAY, Culley continues his project of describing Perec's...

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