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A breathtaking mix of observation, prose, natural history, and art
We tend to look at landscape in relation to what it can do for us. Does it move us with its beauty? Can we make a living from it? But what if we examined a landscape on its own terms, freed from our expectations ... Read more
First released in 2005, Asthmatica is the first collection of comedic fiction from Jon Paul?Fiorentino. The stories within are edgy, eccentric, and hilarious: a young man finds true love in a household appliance; a wise aunt teaches her nephew how to drive drunk; two juvenile ... Read more
Bonnie Reilly Schmidt worked as a police officer with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police between 1977 and 1987. She returned to post-secondary education later in life, earning a Ph.D. in Canadian history from Simon Fraser University in June 2014. She is a Social Sciences and ...
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Written with the same spirit and wit as the bestselling Too Close to the Falls and After the Falls, Coming Ashore is the third and final volume of Catherine Gildiner’s memoir series. Picking up her story in the late ’60s at age 21, Cathy whisks through seven ... Read more
June Hutton was a northern reporter, then inner-city teacher before writing her first novel, UNDERGROUND. Called "taut and lean, elegant and poetic" by the GLOBE AND MAIL, it was shortlisted for the 2010 OLA Evergreen Award. An instructor for SFU's Writer's Studio Online and ...
Dr. Alejandro Frid is an ecologist for First Nations of British Columbia's Central Coast, working at the interface of conservation science and social justice. For over two decades, his research experience has spanned from conflicts between industrial development and terrestrial ...
Chris Turnbull lives near Ottawa. Her short opti/surface work, [ untitled ] is one of a trio (with angela rawlings and Heather Hermant) in o w n (Cue Books, 2014). continua is her first full collection of poetry.
Jennifer Londry is the author of two books of poetry: Life and Death in Cheap Motels, which was adapted for stage, and After the Words, which was nominated for a Saskatchewan Book Award. A featured reader at the 2009 Kingston Writers' Festival and at the 2011 Sweetwater 905 ...
An essential companion to the hit BBC show
He’s been depicted as a serious thinker, a master of deduction, a hopeless addict, a bare-knuckle fighter. His companion is a bumbler, a sympathetic equal, someone helpless in the face of his friend’s social inadequacies. Sherlock ... Read more
Andy Weaver was born in Saint John, New Brunswick, and grew up there, Ottawa, Ontario, and in small towns outside of Edmonton, Alberta. During his MA, he served on the poetry editorial board ofThe Fiddlehead, and was cofounder and poetry editor of Qwerty magazine. Weavers poetry ...