Glen Downie took pilgrimage leave from his role as a clinical social worker to "leave behind the silencing/ cancers and wander/ a geography of voices." And voice do inhabit him, on Homer's islands and Venice's streets... a larger, intensely layered canvas where suffering is ameliorated by wonder, by "poetry and song." – Richard Lemm
The Small Press Guy (Don Gorman, The Small Press Guy, 7/1/2003).
"A valuable, intellectual tour of Europe by a poet gifted in vision, insight and the psychology of the 21st century intellectual."
Local wordsmith crafts poems about European travels (Susan Peters, The Village Gleaner, 6/1/2003).
"Experienced and armchair travellers alike can enjoy Desire Lines simply for its escapist qualities, as the book is both travel story as well as poetry."
Other Titles by Glen Downie
Local News (2011)
Loyalty Management (2007)
Wishbone Dance (1999)