Books written by Leon Rooke

The April Poems

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The last shot

Thomas Allen & Son | August 21, 2009 | 229 pages
From one of Canada's most compelling and imaginative writers of short fiction comes a new collection of eleven stories and a novella. With stories both magical and unexpected, Leon Rooke astounds with his approach to the art of storytelling.  More Info

Hot poppies

Porcupines Quill | January 1, 2005 | 91 pages
Everything from her mouth / I wrote down in a blue book.' So begins "Hot Poppies," a collection of poems by Leon Rooke, that grand master of the vocal jag and lyrical roar. Those who know Rooke's fiction -- the Governor General's award-winning novel Shakespeare's Dog, for example -- will expect his... More Info