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(M)Othering

Edited by Anne Sorbie & Heidi Grogan

(M)othering is a universally understood phenomenon that speaks to the act of becoming something unexpected and entirely outside ourselves. And this book is a collection of writing and art about that. 56 contributors illuminate the kind of gritty, body mind soul transformations ... Read more

150 Years Up North and More

Edited by Laura C Stradiotto & Karen McCauley

A collection of creative non-fiction stories about the colonization and immigration in northern Ontario.

A Friend Sails in on a Poem

By Molly Peacock

For the last forty-five years, the distinguished poets Molly Peacock and Phillis Levin have read and discussed nearly every poem they’sve written—an unparalleled friendship in poetry. Here Peacock collects her most important essays on poetic form and traces the development ... Read more

A Ghost in the Throat

By Doireann Ní Ghríofa

An Post Irish Book Awards Nonfiction Book of the Year • A Guardian Best Book of 2020 • Shortlisted for the 2021 Rathbones Folio Prize • Longlisted for the 2021 Republic of Consciousness Prize • Winner of the James Tait Black Biography Prize A New York Times New & ... Read more

A Man of Letters

Edited by Jessica Riley

The late Urjo Kareda was renowned for his commitment to respond personally to the hundreds of mostly unsolicited scripts received by Toronto’s Tarragon Theatre, where he served as artistic director for almost two decades, from 1982 to 2001. His letters—the bulk of which ... Read more

A Ragged Pen

By Robert Finley, Patrick Friesen, Aislinn Hunter, Anne Simpson, and Jan Zwicky

A Ragged Pen brings to the page five essays on memory. First delivered in Vancouver in the spring of 2005, these talks–by Robert Finley, Patrick Friesen, Aislinn Hunter, Anne Simpson and Jan Zwicky–examine the narrative challenges, lyric energy and questions of verity that ... Read more

Accidental Genius

By Keith Garebian

Using many right-wing extremists in North America (which means, in effect, weird Republicans), Garebian takes well-known utterances of egregious political, social, and cultural atrocity and present them as if they were modern poems deserving of serious academic consideration. ... Read more

Afflictions & Departures

By Madeline Sonik

Winner, City of Victoria Butler Book Prize

Finalist, Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction

Nominated for the BC National Award for Canadian Non-Fiction

Afflictions & Departures is a collection of first-person experiential essays. However, this is not the realm of traditional ... Read more

AfriCANthology

Edited by A. Gregory Frankson

Truth spoken plainly and powerfully is difficult to dismiss and impossible to ignore. Edited with purpose by Greg Frankson, AfriCANthology: Perspectives of Black Canadian Poets brings together some of Canada's most influential dub, page, and spoken word poetic voices and gives ... Read more