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Lifeline

Poems of everyday life and of family connections, past and present.

PUBLISHED:

2001

PUBLISHER:

Guernica Editions

AWARDS:

Writer's Reserve Grant, Ontario Arts Council

Reviews

I was struck by the directness of Panofsky’s poems, their unobtrusive craft and openness. They welcome the reader into a world that is deeply felt and finely imagined. “Mourning a Father,” a sequence in which Panofsky works her way through grief toward a legacy of affection, is especially moving.

Kenneth Sherman, author of The Well: New and Selected Poems

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Outfront

Broadcast on 10 May 2004; 12 August 2004; 4 January 2006

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Boy in Motion

“Boy in Motion” Outfront, CBC Radio One Broadcast
00:00 / 14:30
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This compassionate and humanizing work imagines the interior life of Hoda, the protagonist of Adele Wiseman’s 1974 novel Crackpot, an obese Jewish sex worker who services the boys and men of North End Winnipeg during the first half of...

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In this poem, two voices frame, overlap, embellish, and question one another.

Laike’s voice and Nahum’s voice are heard in counterpoint across a poem that probes the hold of culture, tradition, and gender expectations...