'Breathless and death defying, the poems in Because the Sun are high-wire work. They sway above us in a blazing light of Burgoyne's making. It is so rare that a book of poems is botha tuning fork for our minds as well as a balm for our bodies. But that is exactly what happens page after page in this blazing book.' --MICHAEL DICKMAN, author of Days & Days
BECAUSE THE SUN
Sarah Burgoyne's first collection Saint Twin (Mansfield, 2016) was a finalist for the A. M. Klein Prize in Poetry, awarded a prize from l'Academie de la vie litteraire, and shortlisted for the ReLit Award. Other works have appeared in journals across Canada and the U.S., have been featured in scores by American composer J.P. Merz, and have appeared within or alongside the visual art of Susanna Barlow, Jamie Macaulay, and Joani Tremblay. She currently lives and writes in Montreal.