Jenna Butler is the author of three books of poetry and ten short collections with small presses. Butler teaches creative writing and eco-criticism at Red Deer College. In the summer, she and her husband live on a small organic farm near the historic Grizzly Trail in Alberta's north country.
Poetry is a community, without a doubt, but it hasn't always been an inclusive community. We're all the more thrilled, then, to feature eleven poets of colour and poems of their choosing...many times also by poets of colour. No more excuses: reading excellent, diverse poetry ... Read more
Fall is officially upon us – the season of crisp air, colourful foliage, and one last (hopefully bountiful) harvest before the fields are blanketed with snow. At Thanksgiving, especially, we are reminded of the beauty and bounty around us, and how grateful we should be for ... Read more
We’re already in the thick of Literary Festival Season, with great events like Halifax’s Word on the Street and Winnipeg’s Thin Air Festival already in session or just passed. We’re here with a roundup of what’s yet to come, so clear your calendar! Things are about ... Read more
Today we're featuring Glossolalia, a brand-new collection of poetry by Marita Dachsel. She is also the author of All Things Said & Done (Caitlin Press, 2007) and the chapbook, Eliza Roxy Snow (rednettle press, 2009). Her poetry has been shortlisted for the Robert Kroetsch Award ... Read more
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