Nature

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All the Names Between

By Julia McCarthy

Poems that form an eloquent, searching contemplation of "the warp and weft of being and nonbeing."

All the Names Between is Nova Scotia poet Julia McCarthy's meditative and crackling-with-dark-energy third collection. From her observation of "long-horned beetles... rearranging ... Read more

I'd Write the Sea Like a Parlour Game

By Alison Dyer

***2019 E. J. Pratt Poetry Award WINNER******2018 J. M. Abraham Poetry Prize FINALIST***

Richly imagined and evocative, I’d Write the Sea like a Parlour Game explores the diversity and resilience that inhabit life at the margins, from tuckamore trails to the streets of a coastal ... Read more

After the Hatching Oven

By David Alexander

After the Hatching Oven explores chickens: their evolution as a domesticated species; their place in history, pop culture and industrial agriculture; their exploitation and their liberation. Alexander takes us deep into the world of this common species, examining every conceivable ... Read more

A Matins Flywheel

By John Lent

In his new book of poems, A Matins Flywheel, John Lent brings a life-long fascination with literary forms to the hybrid prose/poetry of a new long poem called “Matins for St. Agnes of The Crossroads: 62nd Avenue and 109th Street, Edmonton,” and to the new, loose, genre-mixing ... Read more

An Unorthodox Guide to Wildlife

By Katie Vautour

Katie Vatour’s extraordinary debut collection is an eclectic examination of the space where humans and animals meet, where migratory patterns encounter commercial flights, and birds appear as fishermen, security guards, and street performers. There are riffs on the chameleon ... Read more

Are the Rivers in Your Poems Real

By Moez Surani

Following Surani's previous collection Operations, which excavated the debasement done to language by nations worldwide, how does one return to using language for poetry? Are the Rivers in Your Poems Real responds to this question. Amidst the dangers of figurative language, the ... Read more

Better Nature

By Fenn Stewart

Much of the language that makes up Better Nature--the first book-length poetry collection by writer and academic Fenn Stewart--is drawn from a diary that Walt Whitman wrote while travelling through Canada at the end of the nineteenth century.

But rather than waxing poetic about ... Read more

By Hand

By John Reibetanz

Poems that examine the creative achievements of the human hand, from cave art to contemporary photography.

 

John Reibetanz's twelfth collection, By Hand, begins with an epigraph from Lewis Mumford: "Until modern times, apart from the esoteric knowledge of the priests, philosophers, ... Read more

What the Soul Doesn't Want

By Lorna Crozier

In her newest collection, Lorna Crozier describes the passage of time in the way that only she can. Her arresting, edgy poems about aging and grief are surprising and invigorating: a defiant balm. At the same time, she revels in the quirkiness and whimsy of the natural world: ... Read more

Yellow Crane

By Susan Gillis

Inviting, human, capacious poems that grapple with ideas while also lightly grieving our capacity for ruin.

 

Yellow Crane, Susan Gillis's fourth collection of poetry, is a book of many views, many voices. A long look at the changing landscape of a Montreal neighbourhood becomes ... Read more