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Æther

By Catherine Graham

In Aether Catherine Graham has created a luminous homage to family, to cancer and to the strange windings of truth. Swimming through time and space, Graham introduces her mother, her father and herself and the cancers that pull them apart and bring them together. Memories mesh ... Read more

Africadian History

By George Elliott Clarke

A brief tribute to the artistic legacy of African Nova Scotians, featuring Clarke’s signature abundance and zany spirit.

After 10,000 Years, Desire

By François Charron
Translated by Bruce Whiteman & Francis Farley-Chevrier

François Charron is one of Quebec's best known and most admired poets. Born in Longueuil across the river from Montreal in 1952, he has published prolifically as a poet and is also known as a painter. He has long been associated with the group of poets who publish with Les ... Read more

After Beowulf

By Nicole Markotić

hwæt, another Beowulf translation? Not exactly…

Welcome to Denmark’s Heorot Hall, where King Hrothgar invites to his banquet table everyone but Grendel, Saxon’s cradle-made monster. Dissing this ur-outsider initiates a predictable and monstrous backlash, a Mediæval fracas ... Read more

After Jack

By Garry Thomas Morse

Jack Spicer, the barroom soothsayer of the ?Berkeley Renaissance,” forged a new kind of poetry with Robert Duncan and Robin Blaser in the decade 1945?1955, grounded in their ?queer genealogy” of Arthur Rimbaud, Federico García Lorca and other gay writers. Beginning his ... Read more

After Ted & Sylvia

By Crystal Hurdle

One of the greatest mad, sad literary love affairs of the twentieth century was that between poets Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. In her collection of poems, Hurdle adapts her own research on their lives to explore the love and loss in this relationship of poetic collaboration ... Read more

After the Hatching Oven

By David Alexander

After the Hatching Oven explores chickens: their evolution as a domesticated species; their place in history, pop culture and industrial agriculture; their exploitation and their liberation. Alexander takes us deep into the world of this common species, examining every conceivable ... Read more

Afterletters

By R. Kolewe

Lovers wrote letters. Letters crossed absence, longing, joy, passion, loss and heartbreak. Sometimes letters were answered. Sometimes not. And sometimes not for years, but then -

In 1948, in the exhausted aftermath of WWII, the poets Paul Celan and Ingeborg Bachmann met in Vienna. ... Read more

Against the Flight of Spring

By Allan Briesmaster

Through a dazzling variety of poetic forms and styles, this book restlessly explores such themes as identity, personal growth, love and friendship, Canadian landscape, climate change, visual art, and the roots of poetry itself, in moods of anxious and impassioned questioning, ... Read more