Long Reach Home

Dianne Hicks Morrow

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Long Reach Home

  Author:   Dianne Hicks Morrow    
  Publisher:  Acorn Press

Reaching back through a family full of stories and characters, from Newfoundland on her mother’s side to New Brunswick on her father’s, the poems in Long Reach Home are characteristically personal, warm, and accessible- by turns humorous, by turns enraged- but always engaged with the world, distilling simple pleasures and fundamental human struggles from everyday experience.

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ISBN associated with this title:9781894838009
Item AC0019
PublisherAcorn Press
Published onApril 30 2003
Language eng
Pages 88
Format Paperback
Dimensions6(in) x 9(in)
Shipping weight181(g)
Status ACTIVE TITLE

Biography: Dianne Hicks Morrow is an award-winning poet and a non-fiction writer who has called PEI home for over forty years. Her collection What Really Happened Is This: A Poetry Memoir (Acorn Press 2011), won the 2012 PEI Book Award for Poetry. Long Reach Home (Acorn Press, 2002) contains poems that won a Milton Acorn Poetry Award and an Atlantic Writing Competition Poetry Award. Her non-fiction Kindred Spirits: Relationships that Spark the Soul (Acorn Press, 2005) includes interviews with PEI's new premier Wade MacLauchlan and his kindred-spirit partner Duncan McIntosh, as well as interviews with over twenty other Atlantic Canadians who talk about about the kindred spirits in their lives.

Dianne has enjoyed giving readings and workshops across Canada, as well as in Mexico and Australia. She teaches two popular courses, Writing from Life and Anyone Can Write a Poem, at PEI Seniors College. She received the Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Literary Arts on Prince Edward Island in 2008, and was appointed PEI Poet Laureate in 2013.