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A TRIP TO THE ZZOO by MA|DE

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22pg interior / full-colour variant cover (wolf or deer designs) / 8″H x 5″W / perfect binding / limited edition of 100 numbered copies

Published by Collusion Books (Halifax)
released December 2020

A collection of new collaborative poems by MA|DE that in some manner mention, reference or explore animal life; the title’s variant spelling is a deliberate gesture, signalling to the reader that the poems only share a partial resemblance to the spectacle of animal exhibition at a traditional zoo. These poems often venture into the territory of ecopoetics, with environmentally-conscious through-lines being a frequent presence in the work, either implicitly or explicitly.

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MA|DE's collaborative writing approach "imbues the poems with a marvellous, often uncanny slant that illuminates shadowed corners of autonomy and anatomy." — HOLLAY GHADERY, author of FUSE: Exploring the Fractured Biracial Identity (forthcoming from Guernica Editions)

"This book is an ecosystem of wild imagery, cutting language and the soft fleshiness of mouse-sized details made grand." — MICHAEL RUSSELL, author of Grindr Opera (Frog Hollow Press, 2019)