A Pretty Good Year / Stuart Ross

A Pretty Good Year

Published in 2014, A Pretty Good Year chronicles a year in the life of one of Canada’s most endearing and prolific poets.

Author’s Note from the chapbook:

“My partner and I faced some considerable challenges in 2013. As a result, we saw a lot of hospital time, including Emerg and the chemo suite. Over this period, I found myself writing (mostly) haiku as a method of coping. I even counted syllables, which I hadn’t ever done before. It was calming; it was cathartic. As I wrote them, I sent each poem to a small group of close friends and family. The first poem here was written in early July. The final poem was written on January 1, 2014. A couple of others were written early in 2014 and placed where they belong in the sequence.”

This chapbook is published in an edition of 80. The cover image is a photograph of the Colborne Apple by Laurie Siblock.

Typeset in Cambria and Geo579 by and sewn with linen thread.

Stuart Ross lives the writing life in Cobourg, Ontario. He comes west to dispense his unique brand of poetry magic every chance he can get.

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Stuart Ross, reading in Ootischenia in 2013

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