Books written by Michael Blouin

Chase and Haven

Coach House Press | October 1, 2008 | 250 pages
"Haven is fiercely protective of her little brother, Chase, spiriting him away when their father's temper is about to flare again. She hides the bread so he'll have something to eat and she teaches him how to make himself invisible, how to read the signs. But when that's no longer enough to keep... More Info

I'm Not Going to Lie to You

September 15, 2007 | 110 pages
The poems in Im not going to lie to you arise from a place of inquiry into the nature of that which we call home and of the people whom we call loved. Blouins poems pay tribute to perfectly made omelettes, tire tracks in snow, a wife dressing by the closet light, and a father, a pilot in World War... More Info

I Don't Know How to Behave

Bookthug | October 1, 2013 | 208 pages
I Don’t Know How To Behave combines the true story of Canadian daredevil and stunt driver Ken Carter (1938-1983) with imagined biographical elements from the lives of Canadian film director Bruce McDonald and Canadian poet Gillian Sze.  More Info

Wore down trust

April 28, 2011 | 135 pages
Oh, admit this, man, there is no point in poetryif you withhold the truthonce you've come by it. - Alden NowlanWore Down Trust incorporates poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, biography, vodka and the blues in an examination of desperation and perseverance. Utilizing a blues format, the... More Info