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1 The athwartships curve of a ship's deck, usually giving a fall towards the sides of a quarter of an inch (6.35 mm) to each foot (30.5 cm). 2 A small ...

McKay, Don(ald)

McKay, Don(ald) (1942–)   Reference library

Jeremy Noel-Tod

The Oxford Companion to Modern Poetry (2 ed.)

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...on Poetry & Wilderness (Gaspereau, 2001). His early books include Birding, or Desire (1983). Strike/Slip (2006), a meditation on geology, won the 2007 Griffin Poetry Prize. Paradoxides (2012) continues his exploration of this subject. Two recent selections are available: Camber: Selected Poems (2004—all McClelland & Stewart) and Field Marks: The Poetry of Don McKay (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2006), ed. Méira Cook. In 2008 McKay became a Member of the Order of Canada. Jeremy Noel-Tod...