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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.

Autowar

By Assiyah Jamilla Touré

A visceral, vital, unblinking debut collection of poems exploring kinesthetic memory and longing, inherited violence, and the body as a geographical site.

We're often told that we are given only what we can bear. For some of us our first lessons are in how much pain we're made ... Read more

barangay

By Adrian De Leon

As beautiful and varied as an archipelago, barangay is an elegant new collection of poetry from Adrian De Leon that gathers in and arranges the difficult pieces of a scattered history. While mourning the loss of his grandmother who "lived, loved and grieved in three languages," ... Read more