• Smack in the Middle of Spotlit Obvious

by Laurie Smith

First Published: April 2016
ISBN: 978-1-988214-06-1
56 pages

From dreams to memories to the realities of life in the border cities of Windsor and Detroit, Smith’s collection of poems brings us through the wonder and the questionable in our everyday lives. Hers is a strong voice that emerges from the places familiar to those who inhabit the region these poems call home. From the works of Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera to New Year’s Eve spent at the infamous Coach and Horses dive bar to the seeming simplicity of breakfast with her father, these poems connect on a profoundly personal level.     

About the Author:

Laurie Smith is a freelance editor and is the co-publisher of Cranberry Tree Press.  She holds a M.A. in Creative Writing from the University of Windsor. Her work in both poetry and short fiction has garnered awards from the Canadian Poetry Association, the Ontario Poetry Society, Blue Moon Press, and Detroit Women Writers among others.  Smith is also the author of The Truth of Roller Skating. (Cranberry Tree Press, 2011) 

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