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A More Perfect [

By Jimmy McInnes

Iconic political speeches are some of the best remembered and most repeated passages in contemporary English language. Especially in the United States of America, what child doesn't know Abraham Lincoln's "Fourscore and seven years ago. .." or Roosevelt's "The only thing we ... Read more

A Natural History of Unnatural Things

By Zachari Logan

A microscopic and intense view of the sometimes invisible and ignored parts of the world we inhabit. Peering into cities and our place within them, the poet searches for meaning after the death of his father, and observes the flora and fauna, which provide beauty and nourish ... Read more

A Nice Place to Visit

By Sky Gilbert

It’s difficult to describe A Nice Place to Visit. Some will say it’s not a book of poetry at all ? but that’s just because it’s funny and has reviews of bad movies and advice on things like love. Also, it’s a kind of travelogue: you get to go to Costa Rica and look ... Read more

A Northern Woman

By Jacqueline Baldwin

In her second volume of poetry, acclaimed writer Jacqueline Baldwin examines life in the North as a poet, feminist and environmentalist.

A Number of Stunning Attacks

By Jessi MacEachern

A raw and intimate testimony of the spatial and emotional difficulty of facing the self and the other

A Number of Stunning Attacks contributes to the ongoing association of fragmented forms and women’s writing, yet the insistent repetitions and crystallized imagery produce something ... Read more

A Page from the Wonders of Life on Earth

By Stephanie Bolster

Shortlisted for the 2012 Pat Lowther Memorial AwardAn ambivalent zoo-tour, an open-eyed meander through a landscape of made and contained things. A Page from The Wonders of Life on Earth is a book with a coherent vision of nature -- constructed or framed, both in the present ... Read more

A Painted Elephant

By Jill Hartman

A Painted Elephant tells a tale of love – unrequited, of course, like all the best stories. Our Juliet? A lonely Indian elephant, newly arrived at the Calgary Zoo from Holland, with a penchant for moonlight escapes. Her Romeo? The wooden Maytag Man statue on Calgary's 9th Street, ... Read more

A Peeled Wand

By Anne Szumigalski

A Peeled Wand: Selected Poems of Anne Szumigalski,/I> offers a succinct, authoritative overview of the work of one of Canada's most remarkable and original poets. , bringing some of her finest poems back into print.

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 Possible Landscape

By Maureen Harris

Maureen Harris’s first volume of poetry evokes “a possible landscape,” where the stories that subtly shape us blend with the moments that we are. Here is an Eden where Eve longs for the serpent’s “green quiver,” his “sibilant caress,” where a snake tires of his ... Read more