Cheer Up, Jay Ritchie

Cheer Up, Jay Ritchie

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Jay Ritchie's work has appeared in Everyday Genius, Spork, Powder Keg, Vallum, Matrix, Joyland Poetry, Glittermob, carte blanche, Shabby Doll House, The Puritan, Bad Nudes, Cosmonaut's Avenue, and on CBC Radio.
Ritchie was shortlisted for the LitPop Award in 2012.
He is well-connected in the Montreal poetry scene, and serves as the assistant editor for Metatron Press.
This is his first full-length collection of poems
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Product details

  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 127 x 203 x 10.16mm | 136.08g
  • Toronto, Canada
  • English
  • 1552453537
  • 9781552453537

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"Cheer Up, Jay Ritchie is a striking, at times comical ode to contemporary disillusion of thought and poetic form... [he is] best when his twists hit us with aha moments."
- Montreal Review of Books
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About Jay Ritchie

Jay Ritchie was born in Thunder Bay, Ontario, grew up in Calgary, Alberta, and currently resides in Montreal, Quebec. He is the author of the poetry chapbook How to Appear Perfectly Indifferent While Crying on the Inside (Metatron, 2014) and the short story collection Something You Were, Might Have Been, or Have Come to Represent (Insomniac, 2014). In 2012 he was shortlisted for the LitPop Award, and he received a fellowship to Summer Literary Seminars Lithuania in 2014. He has been Assistant Editor for Metatron Press, an independent publisher and home of the Metatron Prize for Rising Authors, since 2015. This is his first full-length book of poems.
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