The Echoing Years
An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry and Translation from Canada and Ireland
The Echoing Years completes a trilogy of anthologies combining the poetry of Ireland and Newfoundland & Labrador. The Backyards of Heaven (2003) and However Blow the Winds (2004) have sold out. This new volume expands its coverage to poetry from across Canada, including French-Canadian (partly in translation) and Aboriginal work, published since 1980. It contains 172 poets, (87 Canadian, 85 Irish), and includes translations/versions of Dante, Virgil, and eastern European poets.
John Ennis, Head of the School of Humanities at the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland, chairs their Centre for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies. He has co-edited all three anthologies.
Randall Maggs teaches English at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook. In 2008 Brick Books published his second poetry collection Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems.
Stephanie McKenzie teaches English at Sir Wilfred Grenfell College in Corner Brook, and is the founder of Scop Productions Inc., a west coast Newfoundland publishing and production house.
No recordings found.
About the Author
John Ennis, Head of the School of Humanities at the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland, chairs their Centre for Newfoundland and Labrador Studies, is the author of thirteen collections of poetry.
Randall Maggs is the author of the poetry collection Timely Departures (Breakwater Books, 1994), and co-editor of two anthologies pairing Newfoundland and Canadian poems with those of Ireland. He is one of the organizers and the former artistic director of Newfoundland's March Hare, the largest literary festival in Atlantic Canada. He is a former professor…