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"For New Orleans" and Other Poems

Edited by Ashis Gupta

Hurricane Katrina moved the Editor and Publisher of this collection to embark on this attempt to delve into the hearts and minds of some of Americas finest poets, several from the south. The result is a moving collection, sometimes sad, sometimes joyous, sometimes puzzled and ... Read more

A False Paradise

By Brian Rigg

Paradise found: a stunning new voice. Moths, wasps, and toads. Designer drugs, glass eyes, stray bullets, and tea-bagging. Africville, dreads, and ghetto palms. This is a false paradise. Brian Rigg’s lush and linguistically sensuous debut collection shimmers with poetry reminiscent ... Read more

A Generous Latitude

By Lenea Grace

 

Lenea Grace’s debut collection maps a series of relationships within a greater exploration of Canadiana, barreling through shield and crag, river and slag. A Generous Latitude is not afraid of beer, bears, internal rhyme, David Hasselhoff, sediment, or sentiment. It does, ... Read more

a place called No Homeland

By Kai Cheng Thom

Winner, Writers' Trust of Canada's Dayne Ogilvie Prize for LGBTQ Emerging Writers; American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book; Finalist, Lambda Literary Award and Publishing Triangle Award for Trans and Gender Variant Literature

This extraordinary poetry collection is ... Read more

A Velvet Increase of Curiosity

By Lise Downe

This is the first book of poetry by the well-known painter, and her poetry reflects the influence of such writers as bpNichol and Tom Raworth. Downe's poems are both intimate and emotionally powerful.

Agony

By Steven Zultanski

Agony is the first in a trilogy of long confessional poems. It uses semi-rigorous mathematical and logical constraints to view the author's life and body, telescopically, as little bits of time and space. Everything written here is as true as possible - that is to say, pretty ... Read more

Allegheny, BC

By Rodney DeCroo

In this unsettling collection, Vancouver singer/songwriter Rodney DeCroo delivers raw footage of a childhood marred by violence, sudden uprootings, and abuse. Allegheny, BC is a candid, gritty tour through DeCroo's troubled past in a small coal town outside of Pittsburgh, PA, ... Read more

Anne Wilkinson

By Christopher Armitage

A critical volume describing the life of Anne Wilkinson and her literary work.

Burning The Furniture

By Paul Nelson

Paul Nelson's new collection, Burning the Furniture, moves through a startling array of things seen while arranging the experience of them into a lucid privacy of mind that is the feature of first memory, what quiets the human heart - these are wonderful and beautiful poems. ... Read more

Chinatown Ghosts

By Jim Wong-Chu

Jim Wong-Chu is a legend in the Asian Canadian writing community. As founder of the Asian Canadian Writers' Workshop (and its magazine Ricepaper), he constantly encouraged and inspired writers across the country to get their work published and acknowledged, from Paul Yee and ... Read more