Since his first highly-acclaimed 1991 novel, 'Stupid Crimes' (Anvil Press), Dennis E. Bolen has written three other novels: 'Stand In Hell', 'Krekshuns', and 'Toy Gun' (Anvil Press). He is also the author of the short story collection 'Gas Tank & Other Stories' (Anvil Press). He has worked as a parole officer in Vancouver and has taught creative writing at the University of British Columbia. For many years Mr. Bolen held the post of fiction editor for the literary journal 'subTerrain', contributing editor to the 'Vancouver Review', and has acted as a columnist and part-time editorial board member at the 'Vancouver Sun'.
Kevin Spenst’s much-anticipated debut collection of poetry from Anvil Press opens as a coming-of-age narrative of lower-middle class life in Vancouver’s suburb of Surrey, embroidered within a myriad of pop—and “post-Mennonite—culture.
Poetry lovers, it's that time of year once again, the most wonderful time of year... it's National Poetry Month! Pardon us for our excitement, but as a group of Canadian literary publishers that has produced 160 poetry collections over the last year alone, NPM is like Christmas, ... Read more
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