The Music is an integrated collection of poems written over a six-year period. The music Norris charts is 'the music of everyday life,' of Charlie Parker and Billie Holiday, of sex and jazz, of poetry and baseball. An exciting collection by a writer who has been called 'one of the best poets of his generation' (Matrix).
KEN NORRIS teaches Canadian literature at the University of Maine. He has published extensively as a poet, has edited numerous anthologies of poetry and poetics, and has translated two volumes of poetry by Chilean exile Elias Letelier-Ruz.