Stripmall Subversive by Lois Lorimer is the combination of lyrical beauty found in the suburban stripmalls of Scarborough and the serenity of nature. In her first collection of poetry, Lorimer compels us to read on as she exposes the unsavory grit of the infamous stripmall while presenting a captivating emotional and physical diversity within nature.
Lois Lorimer is a poet, actor and teacher. Her poetry chapbook Between the Houses, was published by Maclean Dubois in Edinburgh in 2010. Her poems have appeared in leading literary journals, including Arc, Literary Review of Canada, and Hart House Review, as well as in the anthologies The Bright Well (Leaf Press: 2012), and Connectivism (Variety Crossing Press: 2012). As an actor Lois Lorimer was a member of the Shaw Festival Company, working as well in film and radio drama. Born in Brockville, she now lives and teaches in Toronto where she is one of the founding editors of the online magazine of contemporary poetics, Influencysalon.ca.
RELEASE DATE: January 2013,
Size: 6” x 9”, Trade Paperback: 80 pages, CDN: $14.95