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Eleonore Schönmaier is the award winning author of three critically acclaimed collections of poetry. She has given dynamic performances of her poetry reciting from memory in Canada and Europe. Her poems have been set to music by Greek, Dutch, Scottish, American and Canadian composers and her poetry has been performed in concert by the New European Ensemble among others. Published extensively in literary magazines internationally, her poetry is also widely anthologized including in Best Canadian Poetry.


This collection could be enjoyed for the beauty of the language alone.

— Jean Van Loon