Garden of Steel

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Ekstasis Editions, 1998 - Poetry - 58 pages
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Garden of Steel is a song against the ruins of our age. This is a rare book of poems, a testament written out of the blood and imbued with the force of life, a poetry of victory rather than victimization, a poetry of healing and good health.

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About the author (1998)

Jagna Boraks is the author of a trilogy for young readers (The Old Brown Suitcase, The Sunflower Diary, and The Lenski File) and two volumes of poetry. She has translated and co-translated into English two poetry collections written by Polish emigre poets. She teaches creative writing in the Department of Continuing Studies at the University of British Columbia.

Lillian Boraks-Nemetz is a child survivor of the Warsaw Ghetto. She immigrated to Canada in 1947, making her home in Vancouver. She is the author of the highly successful trilogy of young adult novels: "The Old Brown Suitcase" (Ben-Simon, 1995), "The Sunflower Diary" (Roussan, 1999) and "The Lenski File" (Roussan, 2000). She has translated into English two volumes of poetry by Polish emigre writers and is an instructor of Creative Writing in the University of BC Continuing Studies Department.

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