Winner of the 2016 Prix des LibrairesWinner of the 2016 Quebecor Prize for the Trois-Rivières Poetry FestivalCarole David's The Year of My Disappearance is a searing, surreal, darkly comic descent into a woman's psyche. From Governor General's Award winning translator, Donald Winkler, into English, comes this pitiless assault on the author's own torments and pretenses. Present here are figures lodged in her memory: lovers, strangers, her mother, and Bosch-like apparitions out of her dreams and imaginings. Through it all, a fierce combat is being waged between immolation and survival. As David has written, 'I gave free range to the ...
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