Nominee, 1993 A.M. Klein Poetry Award, QSPELL. In this collection of poems by the prize-winning author of Bavarian Shrine and Other Poems, Eric Ormsby lives up to the reputation he has gained as a 'stubbornly unfashionable poet of high achievement' (Montreal Gazette). Coastlines exemplifies the most recent work of an author who produces 'very rich fair' (Gazette) that is 'polished and ornate' (Books in Canada).
Eric Ormsby is the director of libraries at McGill University. His poems have appeared in magazines in Canada, England, and the United States.