“Love Is Not The Way To” is a collection of haikus dedicated to the life and works of Richard Brautigan. The poems reflect both his oeuvre and his life, not only as a tip-of-the-hat homage but also as a way of re-introducing his poetic sensibility to a newer and wider audience. ... Read more
In The Family China, her second book of poems, Ann Shin examines the decentering experiences of migration, loss and death, and the impulse to build anew. In five suites threaded through with footnote-like fragments that haunt and ambush the text like memories, the book accrues ... Read more
Sexy, irreverent, and inventive
Lovesick Stormtroopers, dowsing Girl Guides, movie stars, pool hustlers, and the mad queen Ranavalona … With Knife Throwing Through Self–Hypnosis, Robin Richardson charts a path through a surreal otherworld that is at once carnal and aerial, ... Read more
Poems that journey through a tapestry of myths, archetypes and fables; of histories invented and revisited.
Kate Cayley's is a mind both studious and curious, deeply attuned to the question "what if?" What if Nick Drake and Emily Dickinson met in the afterlife? What if a respected ... Read more
A sculptor, someone said, carves an elephant from a block of stone by chipping away everything that doesn't look like an elephant. So in Monkey Soap, Glen Downie wields a poet's incisive chisel to reveal poems hidden in other people's prose. Not only a sculptor of language, ... Read more
A poetic guide for Armageddon, this poetry collection moves through technological disasters, environmental nightmares, and broken relationships to find love cast away at the end of days. The urban settings are counterbalanced with the idea of escape, deserted islands, and ocean ... Read more
After it Rains, Bill Haugland's first short story collection, gently probes the human psyche and deftly reveals our foibles.
What happens to a man who faces the loss of home and property after the worst economic downturn in decades? Is a novelist's coma, in fact, a hidden doorway? ... Read more