At First, Lonely

Tanya Davis

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At First, Lonely

  Author:   Tanya Davis    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

Best-known as a musician and a spoken-word performer, poet Tanya Davis has now taken to the page with At First, Lonely. In this collection, she reflects on life’s many passages: falling in love and out, the search for personal truth, the search for home. Davis’s style is one-of-a-kind: a blend of contemporary phrasing with profound personal expression. But her message is universal; over two million people have watched How to Be Alone, a film adaptation of her poem created by independent filmmaker Andrea Dorfman. Tanya Davis’ poetry challenges the intellect and touches deep places in the heart.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781894838542
Item AC0064
PublisherAcorn Press
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onJune 21 2011
Language eng
Pages 64
Format Paperback
Dimensions7.5(in) x 5(in)
Shipping weight120(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE
Tanya Davis is a singer/songwriter/poet whose refreshing matrimony of language and sound sidesteps the genre and captivates audiences. Tanya is a two-time winner of the CBC National Poetry Face-off. With support from Bravo, a short videopoem was produced of her poem How to Be Alone. It has been featured at The Vancouver Film Fest, The Worldwide Short Film Festival, and the VideoPoetry Festival (Berlin), and has had over three million views on YouTube. It also won the Video of the Year at the Nova Scotia Music Awards in 2010. Tanya was commissioned by the 2010 Canada Games to write and perform a poem for the Opening Ceremonies and she was chosen as the Mayor's Poet Laureate for the city of Halifax for 2011/2012.