Tuesday, June 11, 2013

News at Eleven: The woman likes to make stuff

almost as much as she likes to break stuff.

[Ann] Shin's book, which she described in a recent interview as a collection of poems about "family, connections and destruction," is an evocative, impressionistic collection, full of objects, images, scents and sounds from her early childhood on a five-acre farm in Langley, B.C. The daughter of South Korean immigrants, Shin is keenly aware of how geography defines and transforms us.

from The Globe and Mail: How does a poet attain smashing success? Just ask Ann Shin


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