Let Light Try All the Doors
by John B. Lee
A gorgeous new collection by well-known poet John B. Lee, this chapbook won Rubicon Press’s Third Annual Chapbook Competition. The collection explores love, loss, and the human ability to persist through times of great pain.
White card cover with full-colour image, deep red vellum flyleaf.
Released: November 2009
In 2005, John B. Lee was inducted as Poet Laureate of Brantford in perpetuity. A recipient of over sixty prestigious international awards for his writing, he is a winner of the $10,000 CBC Literary Award for Poetry, the only two-time recipient of the People’s Poetry Award, and the 2006 winner of the inaugural Souwesto Orison Writing Award (University of Windsor). In 2007, he was named winner of the Winston Collins Award for Best Canadian Poem. He has well over fifty books published to date and is the editor of seven anthologies, including two best-selling works: That Sign of Perfection: poems and stories on the game of hockey; and Smaller Than God: words of spiritual longing. His work has appeared internationally in over 500 publications and has been translated into French, Spanish, Korean, Hungarian, and Chinese. Called “the greatest living poet in English” by poet George Whipple, he lives in Port Dover, Ontario, Canada where he works as a full time author.