In this week’s One Minute Poem, Jennifer Zilm reads “The Year in Books” from The Missing Field (Guernica Editions, 2018).
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By kind permission of the poet and Guernica Editions.
Jennifer Zilm is a Canadian poet. Her first book, Waiting Room (2016), was a finalist for the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, and has been described as making a “valuable contribution to the documentary tradition in Canadian poetry.” Her second book, The Missing Field (2018), was a finalist for the Pat Lowther Award. The Malahat Review praised its poems “centred on the intellectual landscapes of documents and ephemera” for being “endlessly intricate and beautiful.”