Blue Moon, Red Herring
Blue Moon, Red Herring is a light-hearted, probing romp through the history and nuance of colour. Cleverly bound as a set of paint swatches, Blue Moon is a wonderful [deceptively simple?] book-object, that challenges the traditional book structure with humour and heart.
Angeline Schellenberg’s debut collection, Tell Them It Was Mozart, linked poems about raising children on the autism spectrum, was published by Brick Books in 2016. It won the Lansdowne Prize for Poetry, the Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book, and the John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer, and was a finalist for a ReLit Award. Her poetry has placed second and third in Prairie Fire contests and was shortlisted for Arc Poetry Magazine’s 2015 and 2019 Poem of the Year. Two-time artist-in-residence at Riding Mountain National Park, she has enjoyed reading at literary events across Canada including Words Aloud, Thin Air, Planet Earth Poetry, and the Edmonton Poetry Festival. Angeline’s other chapbooks are Roads of Stone (The Alfred Gustav Press), Dented Tubas (Kalamalka Press), and the forthcoming Irises (Dancing Girl Press). Fields of Light and Stone, her second full-length poetry collection, will be published by the University of Alberta Press in March 2020. Angeline lives in Winnipeg with her husband, their two young adult children, and a German shepherd-corgi.