Michael Ondaatje on A Year of Last Things

In this event for Vancouver Writers Fest’s Incite reading series, Booker Prize–winning author Michael Ondaatje reads from his new poetry collection, A Year of Last Things (Knopf, 2024), and discusses why he returned to poetry after twenty years of writing novels in a conversation with Jenny Penberthy. “The voice was the most important thing to find, that I could speak almost casually in a poem, whereas a novel is more formal and planned.”

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  • May 20, 2024