The Muddle in the Middle by Elisabeth Harvor
2017 CBC Poetry Prize longlist
Elisabeth Harvor has made the 2017 CBC Poetry Prize longlist for The Muddle in the Middle.
Elisabeth Harvor's first poetry book, Fortress of Chairs, won the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and her second poetry book was a finalist for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Her short story collection Let Me be the One was a finalist for the Governor General's Literary Award for fiction. She was also the winner of the Alden Nowlan Award for Excellence in English-Language Literary Arts in 2000. Her work has appeared in a number of periodicals including The New Yorker, Toronto Life and The Malahat Review, which published her novella Across Some Dark Avenue of Plot He Carried Her Body.
Entry in five-ish words
Stories at war in wonderland
The Muddle in the Middle
You were the 'muddle in the middle' as
Aspects of the Novel might have put it
If E.M Forster had been speaking of you
Instead of the Arc of the Novel and was
Too fond of the little girl as Lewis Carroll
Was too fond of Alice Liddell
The model for the invented Alice who became