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ISBN 1- 897430-30-9 Coming Down the Pike: Sonnets (poetry) 18.95
published 2008 74 pages

These sonnets mark David Watmough’s 19th published book. After a lifetime of writing mainly fiction, all of it written in Vancouver, his retreat to Boundary Bay (one field away from the U.S. border) has marked a significant change in his work. Watmough now confines his daily creativity to sonnets broadly in the idiom of those of John Milton.

ISBN 978-1-897430-45-3 Eyes & Ears on Boundary Bay: Sonnets (poetry) 19.95
published 2009 86 pages

The poems in Eyes and Ears of Boundary Bay are both lyrical and reflective, forming a discreet narrative stretching from immediate experience to distant memory. David Watmough cultivates a small garden of human experience, within the discipline of fourteen lines. Passionate and ironic, these poems are a testament of a life fully lived and realized through art.

ISBN 1- 894800-99-0 Geraldine (fiction) 22.95
published 2007 146 pages

Geraldine celebrates the pioneering and often turbulent years of a twentieth century woman scientist. More than one man’s tribute to what he has witnessed in his own lifetime, it is a novelist’s portrait of a remarkable and singular woman, her role as mother and grandmother, and her anguish at senescence dimming recognition of her achievements.

ISBN 978-1-897430-96-5 Songs from the Hive (poetry) 22.95
published 2013 88 pages

In Songs from the Hive, David Watmough’s third volume of sonnets, memories and reflections fuse into time past and time to come. Watmough has found within the confines of the fourteen-line sonnet the freedom to explore his complicated joys and the turbulent difficulties of growing old, but feeling young. In his twentieth published book, Watmough celebrates a vibrant kaleidescope of experience in lyrics both profound and elemental.

ISBN 978-1-897430-64-4 To Each an Albatross (fiction) 24.95
published 2011 120 pages

To Each an Albatross reveals David Watmough to be a master craftsman at the pinnacle of his form. Reminiscent of Lowry’s Ultramarine or the best of Conrad, the novel is set in the mid-Twentieth Century, though the themes are universal and vitally immediate as the present moment. Stirring, evocative, and rendered in deepest poetry, To Each an Albatross is permeated with the fragile beauty of a coastal world it both celebrates and mourns, a delicate novel of love, longing, compassion and subtle desire.

A naturalized Canadian, David Watmough has been shaped and nourished by a Cornish background as well by years in London, Paris, New York and San Francisco. All his novels, short stories, plays and poems, however, have been written on Canada’s west coast during the past 45 years. Geraldine, his thirteenth fiction title, was published in 2007 by Ekstasis Editions.