Free Shipping on Order Over $60
AfterPay Available
Wapsipinicon

Wapsipinicon

Stories & Poems

by James Longstaff
Paperback
Publication Date: 27/11/2013
RRP  $23.48 $23.25
In Wapsipinicon (wop-suh-PIN-uh-kun) James Longstaff takes us from the Kona Coast of Hawaii to St. Petersburg, Russia by way of America's Upper Midwest, Chicago, the Great Lakes and Canada. On fishing boats, sailboats, motorcycles, forgotten trains, jazz riffs and trout streams, these stories and poems explore the country between adolescence and last chances. Among this collection is work nominated for a Pushcart Prize and an Awards Poem recognition from Plainsongs. "James Longstaff's is a double-barreled talent. In the short story or in the sterner precincts of poetry, he delivers well-wrought, closely observed meditations on life. Approach with confidence, reader. You're in capable hands." -Robert Lacy, author of The Natural Father. "Longstaff's poems are deeply and convincingly inhabited and rich in imagery. A poet of elemental occasions, he makes us feel the rush of a johnboat skimming a river, or of celebrating a wedding anniversary by the way in which wood has been improved by turning into paper. Humorous or rueful, Longstaff's always accessible poems bring us back, as the best of poems do, for future reading." -Charles Martin. "In stories and poems, Jim Longstaff knows how to help the reader slow down and savor language, with a clipped, inventive rhythm to everything he writes. So best to read him out loud - to hear his intentions. Longstaff makes you hear again the medley, not out in the world, but in you. Praise be for this debut collection." - J.P. White, author of Every Boat Turns South
ISBN:
9781478724780
9781478724780
Category:
Short stories
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
27-11-2013
Publisher:
Outskirts Press
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
132
Dimensions (mm):
216x140x8mm
Weight:
0.18kg

This title is in stock with our Australian supplier and arrives at our Sydney warehouse within 10-15 working days of you placing an order.

Once received into our warehouse we will despatch it to you with a Shipping Notification which includes online tracking.

Please check the estimated delivery times below for your region, for after your order is despatched from our warehouse:

ACT Metro  2 working days

NSW Metro  2 working days

NSW Rural  2 - 3 working days

NSW Remote  2 - 5 working days

NT Metro  3 - 6 working days

NT Remote  4 - 10 working days

QLD Metro  2 - 4 working days

QLD Rural  2 - 5 working days

QLD Remote  2 - 7 working days

SA Metro  2 - 5 working days

SA Rural  3 - 6 working days

SA Remote  3 - 7 working days

TAS Metro  3 - 6 working days

TAS Rural  3 - 6 working days

VIC Metro  2 - 3 working days

VIC Rural  2 - 4 working days

VIC Remote  2 - 5 working days

WA Metro  3 - 6 working days

WA Rural  4 - 8 working days

WA Remote  4 - 12 working days

Customer Reviews

Be the first to review Wapsipinicon.