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I Love an Old Story: Joanne Arnott’s A Night for the Lady

Storytelling—specifically old, passed-on stories—shape the poetry in Joanne Arnott’s A Night for the Lady. Arnott writes, “I love an old story. Old stories / are the food I eat and / the water I drink.” A conversational tang flavours the poetic voice completely, as if readers are transported to her kitchen table, or perched, listening […]