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Downtown Flirt

Downtown Flirt

By Peter Jickling

In October 2016 Peter Jickling left the Yukon to write in Toronto. His resulting poems document subjects ranging from subletting to subways ? illuminating quiet moments amidst noise. Sometimes sad, often funny, and always humane, Downtown Flirt is an outsider?s account of urban life.


Guernica Editions (First Poets Series)


75 pages |

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Often funny and always compelling, Downtown Flirt offers a clever and gritty look into the starving artist all the while reinforcing Peter Jickling’s writing prowess within the Canadian community.

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About the author

Peter Jickling grew up in Whitehorse, Yukon and received an honours degree in philosophy from the University of Lethbridge in 2005. He became Associate Editor of Up Here Magazine in 2011. That same year, his first play, Syphilis: A Love Story, was produced in Whitehorse by Ramshackle Theatre and subsequently toured western Canada, winning Best Comedy at the Victoria Fringe Festival. Later, he edited What’s Up Yukon, where he wrote a weekly column, “Jickling’s Jabberings.” In winter 2016 he went to Toronto to write. This resulted in Downtown Flirt.