Poetry

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Short Haul Engine

By Karen Solie

Winner of the 2002 Dorothy Livesay Award for Poetry (BC Book Prizes), shortlisted for the 2002 Griffin Poetry Prize, the 2002 Gerald Lampert Award for first book and longlisted for the 2002 ReLit Awards. Karen Solie takes risks with perception and language, risks that pay off ... Read more

Short Talks

By Anne Carson

Deluxe redesign of the two-time Griffin Award winner's first poetry collection. Includes new material. On the occasion of the press's 40th anniversary, Brick Books is proud to present the first of six new editions of classic books from our back catalogue. This new edition of ... Read more

Songs For Relinquishing the Earth

By Jan Zwicky

Songs for Relinquishing the Earth contains many poems of praise and grief for the imperilled earth drawing frequently on Jan Zwicky’s experience as a musician and philosopher and on the landscapes of the prairies and rural Ontario.

Sotto Voce

By Maureen Hynes

Poems that give full attention to a world in shambles, a world in which “mercy is failing. ”Maureen Hynes, in her fifth book of poetry, speaks tenderly yet vehemently about the threatened worlds that concern her. From Toronto, where she lives and walks the city’s afflicted ... Read more

Tell Them It Was Mozart

By Angeline Schellenberg

Linked poems that uncover the ache and whimsy of raising children on the autism spectrum. Through public judgments, detouring dreams and unspoken prayers, Tell Them It Was Mozart, Angeline Schellenberg’s debut collection, traces both a slow bonding and the emergence of a defiant ... Read more

The Girls with Stone Faces

By Arleen Pare

A long poem memorializing the art and lives of sculptors Frances Loring and Florence Wyle. Arleen Paré, in her first book-length poem after her Governor General Literary Award–winning Lake of Two Mountains, turns her cool, benevolent eye to the shared lives of Florence Wyle ... Read more

The Grey Islands

By John Steffler

Deluxe redesign of a seminal book by Canada’s former Parliamentary Poet Laureate. Includes new material. On the occasion of the press's 40th anniversary, Brick Books is proud to present the second of six new editions of classic books from our back catalogue. This new edition ... Read more

Two Hemispheres

By Nadine McInnis

Shortlisted for the 2008 Pat Lowther Award, the 2008 Lampman Scott Award and the 2008 ReLit Awards

Imagining the lives of nineteenth-century women asylum patients, Nadine McInnis charts her descent into, and recovery from, depression.

In the afterword to Two Hemispheres, McInnis ... Read more

Watch Your Head

Edited by Kathryn Mockler

A warning, a movement, a collection borne of protest.

In Watch Your Head, poems, stories, essays, and artwork sound the alarm on the present and future consequences of the climate emergency. Ice caps are melting, wildfires are raging, and species extinction is accelerating. ... Read more

Wild Madder

By Brenda Leifso

Poems that stride bravely into the day-to-day, recovering the misdirected intensity at its core. Brenda Leifso’s Wild Madder is about way-finding—through those moments in which you no longer recognize where you are. It’s about not knowing—who you are anymore, how to ... Read more