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A working class hero is something to be

Maisonneuve poetry columnist Zachariah Wells takes a look at some of Canada’s blue-collar poetry in his latest online column. Among those surveyed are Peter Trower (“one of our most potent poets still writing”), Peter Richardson, Ken Babstock (“dazzling, virtuoso stuff”), Adam Getty (“poetry that knocks you out like a cudgel, not like a sedative”), and Joe Denham.

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Zach Wells on blue-collar poetry