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Many-mouthed birds

Many-mouthed birds

contemporary writing by Chinese Canadians

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Published by Douglas & McIntyre in Vancouver .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Copy 2 donated in 1998-99 by Canadian authors and publishers through the efforts of Gary Geddes, Distinguished Professor of Canadian Culture, Center for Canadian-American Studies.

Other titlesGeddes Collection.
Statementedited by Bennett Lee & Jim Wong-Chu.
ContributionsLee, Bennett., Wong-Chu, Jim, 1949-
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 184 p. ;
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15354223M
ISBN 101550540386
LC Control Number93001200

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Weyman Chan’s poetry first appeared in Many Mouthed Birds: Contemporary Writing by Chinese Canadians. His first book of poetry, Before a Blue Sky Moon () won the National Magazine Awards Silver Medal for Poetry, in Noise from the Laundry () was a finalist in the Governor General’s Award for poetry. Many-Mouthed Birds: Contemporary Writing by Chinese Canadians: Edited by Bennett Lee & Jim Wong-Chu Douglas & McIntyre. pp. $ "The Chinese expression 'many-mouthed birds' is used to describe someone who talks too much," the editors explain in the introduction.

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We did Many-Mouthed Birds because none of the writers had enough material to publish their own books. The anthology was a showcase. The anthology was a showcase. It was the simplest way to get acknowledgement and recognition in the publishing industry.

Jim Wong-Chu () Jim Wong-Chu | Founder The first Festival Director of LiterASIAN, Jim Wong-Chu is a pioneer of Asian Canadian literature, and a poet whose book Chinatown Ghosts (Arsenal Pulp Press) was one of the first poetry book by an Asian Canadian addition to co-editing Swallowing Clouds, he co-edited the fiction anthology Many Mouthed Birds.

Genre/Form: Literary collections: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Many-mouthed birds. Vancouver, B.C.: Douglas & McIntyre ; Seattle: University of. Jim and Bennett Lee edited a collection of Chinese-Canadian poetry, Many Mouthed Birds, in And the ’90s were highlighted with numerous publications and, especially, the significant gathering of writers of colour “Writing Through Race.” All that history has been well documented.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Many-Mouthed Birds at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users. Weyman Chan’s poetry first appeared in Many Mouthed Birds: Contemporary Writing by Chinese Canadians.

His first book of poetry, Before a Blue Sky Moon () won the National Magazine Awards Silver Medal for Poetry, in Noise from the Laundry () was a finalist in the Governor General’s Award for poetry. Hypoderm: Notes to Myself. "A deeply moving and affirming work of acceptance and resistance.

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One of the short stories included Wayson Choy's piece, who later turned expanded into the Vancouver Book award-winning Jade Peony.

In addition to co-editing Many Mouthed Birds, Wong-Chu also co-edited with Andy Quan Swallowing Clouds, published by Arsenal Pulp Press in   The s and s are a historically crucial period in the development of Asian Canadian literature.

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The publishing of this anthology set the way for the emergence of an Asian Canadian genre that continues to take shape today. One of the short stories included a piece by Wayson Choy, which he subsequently expanded into the Vancouver Book Award-winning Jade addition to Many Mouthed Birds, Wong-Chu also co-edited with Andy Quan Swallowing Clouds, published by .