Wild Madder is Brenda Leifso's third book of poetry, following Barren the Fury (Pedlar Press, 2015) and Daughters of Men (Brick Books, 2008), which was shortlisted for an Ottawa Book Award. Her poetry has been published in journals and anthologies across Canada, has won the Banff Centre Bliss Carman Poetry Award, and has been short- and long-listed for the CBC Literary prize. She is a freelance editor and occasional academic instructor, and also runs her own yoga business. She lives, gratefully, near the shores of Lake Ontario in Kingston, Ontario.
If you've been following our National Poetry Month celebration you know we've been whooping it up with some of the raddest women of poetry all month long. Alas the party has ended but you can still check out our interviews with our featured poets and read their work. Scroll ... Read more
This National Poetry Month we're shouting it out to all the rad women of poetry who write in all kinds of spaces and styles and explore all kinds of themes. Poetry Grrrowl is a raised fist and high-five to those women who make us better readers and thinkers. Join us here on ... Read more
Word on the Street Toronto and Word Vancouver are this week, but if you don't live in those two cities, no problem. There's something literary going on almost everywhere!
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It’s TIFF time, and, as always, we can’t help but check out the awesome slate of films destined to grace Toronto screens without being reminded of great books that have a similar tone or theme. We’ve put together four Canadian picks for you to check out, plus added some ... Read more
Welcome to this month’s edition of Jules’ Tools for Social Change, a column that features a book, author or publisher whose work deals with issues of race, gender, sexuality, ability, colonialism, economic justice, or other social justice topics.
It's June, bookbugs! There are plenty of launches, parties, and readings to keep you busy in this week's events roundup.
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