Sadiqa de Meijer’s debut collection, Leaving Howe Island, was a nominee for the 2014 Governor General's Award for English-language poetry and for the 2014 Pat Lowther Award. Her most recent book is TK, published with Palimpsest Press in 2020. She lives with her family in Kingston, Ontario.
Cue the pumpkin spice lattes: fall books are lining the shelves. Check out which books All Lit Up staffers are excited for this season.
This week we continued our penultimate week of NPM celebrations with more author interviews and poems, and quietly (and unrelatedly) wondered to ourselves "why does anyone make bread when they can buy it?" (We get why, ps).
This National Poetry Month is an action-packed celebration of twenty-four poets who write in all kinds of spaces and explore all kinds of styles and themes that delight, offer reflection, and soothe our spirits. Join us here on the blog throughout the month for our feature poets, ... Read more
We know, we know — you love indie Canadian books, and would love to attend readings and launch parties for new fall books and local authors — but it can be overwhelming, what with the hundreds of events happening all of the time, all over the country.
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