A literary and artist biography; a meditation on pain, creativity and drugs; a visceral, evocative and darkly funny memoir. Opium Eater: The New Confessions is a distinctly different, ambiguous riff on the 21st century public health crisis of opioid over-prescription.
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Here are: an excerpt from the publisher; an excerpt that was published on Vice.com in Canada, the U.S., the UK, Sweden, Australia/New Zealand and, in Spanish translation, in Mexico and Colombia; and an excerpt that ran on thetyee.ca.
Out June, 2016 from Nonvella, a small B.C. press.
Now available for sale from the publisher (for orders of 5+ copies), on kobo & Amazon.ca (print and e-book) & Amazon.com (kindle e-book), and in select independent bookstores across Canada.
A discount is available from the publisher (email firstname.lastname@example.org) for bulk orders for book clubs and course lists, and the book will be taught on graduate and undergraduate courses in the coming academic year.