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#IndianLovePoems

By Tenille K. Campbell

The poetic speaker, a First Nations Donna Giovanni, relates stories of her search for The One, or even better, that One-Night-Stand, in heated lines that fearlessly shed light on the intimacy and honesty that may arise even from the most fleeting encounter, leading to reflection ... Read more

A Really Good Brown Girl

By Marilyn Dumont
Introduction by Lee Maracle

On the occasion of the press’s 40th anniversary, Brick Books is proud to present the fourth of six new editions of classic books from our back catalogue. This edition of A Really Good Brown Girl features a new Introduction by Lee Maracle, a new Afterword by the author and ... Read more

A Tea in the Tundra / Nipishapui Nete Mushuat

By Joséphine Bacon
Translated by Donald Winkler

In this poetry collection, Joséphine Bacon challenges our traditional notions of culture and perception, landscape and wilderness, the limits of experience, and the nature of human being. With a surreal blend of emotions and memories, "A Tea in the Tundra / Nipishapui Nete ... Read more

An Honest Woman

By Jonina Kirton

An Honest Woman by Jónína Kirton confronts us with beauty and ugliness in the wholesome riot that is sex, love, and marriage. From the perspective of a mixed-race woman, Kirton engages with Simone de Beauvoir and Donald Trump to unravel the norms of femininity and sexuality ... Read more

As Long As the Sun Shines

By Janet Rogers

This poetry collection creatively reveals the beautiful and bitter essences of the world from a distinctive Indigenous female voice. Speaking from her unique Mohawk perspective, the poet unapologetically sings words of wisdom and cultural confidence. By using this creative foundation ... Read more

Beautiful Razor

By Al Hunter

In Beautiful Razor, Al Hunter explores the span between the sensual and the profane; the distance of which can sometimes be vast or on the razor’s edge. This much awaited collection is the third poetry book written by the former Rainy River First Nations Chief, along with ... Read more

Bi-gishkoziitwin Biidaanzhed Biidaabang

By David Groulx
Translated by Shirley Ida Williams

"Bi-gishkoziitwin Biidaanzhed Biidaabang," an Ojibwa translation of "Rising with a Distant Dawn," is a powerful and moving poetry collection which stretches across the boundaries of skin colour, language, and religion to give a voice to the lives and experiences of ordinary ... Read more

Blueberries and Apricots

By Natasha Kanapé Fontaine
Translated by Howard Scott

Translated from French by Howard ScottIn this, her third volume of poetry, this Aboriginal writer from Quebec again confronts the loss of her landscape and language. On my left hipa faceI walkI walk uprightlike a shadowa people on my hipa boatload of fruitand the dream insidewomen ... Read more

Bones

By Tyler Pennock

Poems about a young two-spirit Indigenous man moving through shadow and trauma toward strength and awareness.

Bones, Tyler Pennock's wise and arresting debut, is about the ways we process the traumas of our past, and about how often these experiences eliminate moments of softness ... Read more