When I wake up every morning, the voices of many words surround me, but I can't utter them... What do you do when you want to speak, but the words get stuck in the back of your throat?
Poet Jordan. Based on his own experience, Scott depicts the mental journey of a stuttering boy in a moving way, with Greenway Award-winning chairman Ni. Smith's majestic images work together to make this powerful and inspiring work. This book is especially dedicated to those who are lost, lonely and alienated
About the author
Jordan Scott Canadian poet, who explores the "poetics of stuttering" through his works, and has become the theme of the National Film and Television Agency of Canada. Scott was honored with the 2018 Ratner Writers Trust Poetry Award for his contributions to Canadian poetry. "I Speak Like a River" is his first book for children.