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A Still Life

By Bernlef
Translated by Scott Rollins

Bernlef?s secret is in the way he looks at things. His attention to the ordinary, to the marginal, the so-called extra literary has not only enlarged the realm of the poetic but challenges the hierarchies and preconceived notions about what is or is not considered literary . ... Read more

A Sudden Sky

By Ulrikka S. Gernes
Translated by Patrick Friesen

A Sudden Sky is a book of northern poems with crystalline images and lines, fragile graceful poems that speak of fragments, of the moment between open and closed eyes, of the human need for embrace. These poems note the spaces between things -- always a gap, a failed connection, ... Read more

Afterletters

By Ralph 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

Aphelion

By Jenna Butler

Aphelion is about distances, simultaneously belonging to two countries but being rooted in neither. In her first collection, poet Jenna Butler fluently explores this rift, sounding out the meaning of home from the perspective of a British-born Canadian. Written in experimental ... Read more

Bedlam Cowslip

By Jeanette Lynes

Winner of the 2016 Saskatchewan Arts Board Poetry Award

In this collection Jeanette Lynes' follows in the tradition of Michael Ondaatje's The Collected Works of Billy the Kid. In Bedlam Cowslip, she turns her attention to the life and work of John Clare, the great Victorian poet ... Read more

Breathing Underwater

By Pablo Valdivia
Translated by Ross Woods

Pablo Valdivia's debut collection, Respirar bajo el agua (Breathing Underwater), stands as a conversation between a young man and the world around him. It is a collection tinged with aching nostalgia - an emotion intensified by the often sterile images inspired by the Swedish ... Read more

Elsewhere on Earth

By Emmanuel Merle
Translated by Peter Brown

This vivid collection of poems by Emmanuel Merle, in Peter Brown's splendid translation, is at once a travelogue of the American West and a French poet's lyric diary. The poet's psyche, searching self-admittedly for truth, is as full of life and strange beauty as the very places ... Read more

Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments

By Ulrikka S. Gernes
Translated by Patrick Friesen & Per Brask

Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments is a collection of poems that zooms in and out of places and states of mind, from a lit bicycle shed in the back yard to a root canal in November, from a typhoon in Hong Kong to instincts astray in various Copenhagen neigborhoods. Elegantly ... Read more

Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments

By Ulrikka S. Gernes
Translated by Patrick Friesen & Per Brask

The English translation of new work from a celebrated Danish poet.

 

Frayed Opus for Strings & Wind Instruments is a collection of poems that zooms in and out of places and states of mind, from a lit bicycle shed in the back yard to a root canal in November, from a typhoon ... Read more