Shayne Coffin Releases New Book of Poetry

Guelph poet Shayne Coffin has released Royal City Blues, a new collection of four longer experimental poems that are one-part love letter, one part break up letter, an anthropological study and environmental plea made from life-long observations of the changing dynamics of the poet's hometown of Guelph, exploring the past, present and future with neutrality and some tough love, in his own words and the words of forgotten and overlooked Guelphites.

The book is $16.95, and can be purchased online, from, and