Women Authors

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All the Names Between

By Julia McCarthy

Poems that form an eloquent, searching contemplation of “the warp and weft of being and nonbeing. ”

All the Names Between is Nova Scotia poet Julia McCarthy’s meditative and crackling-with-dark-energy third collection. From her observation of “long-horned beetles. .. ... Read more

Blue Sonoma

By Jane Munro

In Blue Sonoma, award-winning poet Jane Munro draws on her well-honed talents to address what Eliot called "the gifts reserved for age. " A beloved partner’s crossing into Alzheimer’s is at the heart of this book, and his "battered blue Sonoma" is an evocation of numerous ... Read more

Everything, now

By Jessica Moore

Part lyric, part memoir, Everything, now, Jessica Moore’s heart-rending debut, describes an untimely death and the journey of going on alone. The book stares down loss and struggles to transform that loss into language that can pass through boundaries of intricate sorrow; ... Read more

Glass Float

By Jane Munro

Lines that attend to shore, air, water, sand, birds, other women; in their gathered particulars they bring us close to the concavities, the complex familiarity and mystery of conscious experience.  

Here Is Where We Disembark

By Clea Roberts

With her remarkable debut collection, Yukon poet Clea Roberts proffers a perceptive & ecological reading of the Canadian North’s past & present. Roberts deftly draws out the moments that comprise a cycle of seasons, paying as much attention to the natural—the winter moon’s ... Read more

Hiraeth

By Carol Rose Daniels

Hiraeth is about women supporting and lending strength and clarity to other women so they know that moving forward is always possible— and always necessary. It documents a journey of struggle that pertains to a dark point in Canadian history that few talk about and of which ... Read more

How to Avoid Huge Ships

By Julie Bruck

Both “grave and brave, serious and hilarious”—new poems from a Governor General’s Award–winning poet.

I Am the Big Heart

By Sarah Venart

A love story to the emotional self—this heart is tender, but it also has a savage bite.

 

What does it mean to be the big heart? Or to hope to be the big heart? Or to fail to be that big heart? How far can a heart stretch? How does being a parent stretch it further? How does ... Read more

Inquiries

By Michelle Porter

**SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2020 PAT LOWTHER MEMORIAL AWARD****LONGLISTED FOR THE MIRAMICHI READER'S 'THE VERY BEST!' BOOK AWARD**
In poems that risk the comingling of anger and elegy, poetry and documentation, humour and the dark spectre of poverty, Michelle Porter’s Inquiries oscillates ... Read more

Lake of Two Mountains

By Arleen Pare

Lake of Two Mountains, Arleen Paré's second poetry collection, is a portrait of a lake, of a relationship to a lake, of a network of relationships around a lake. It maps, probes and applauds the riparian region of central Canadian geography that lies between the Ottawa and ... Read more