Annick MacAskill’s poems have appeared in journals and anthologies across Canada and abroad, including Arc, Canadian Notes & Queries, The Fiddlehead, Plenitude, The Stinging Fly, and Best Canadian Poetry 2019. Her debut collection, No Meeting Without Body, was nominated for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award and shortlisted for the J.M. Abraham Award. Originally from Southwestern Ontario, she now lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
Despite growing up in small-town Nova Scotia, John Wall Barger has always been drawn to big cities—that's where his poems happen: "We act as if cities are natural and healthy but I don’t think they are. People suffer in cities. But suffering is what the poetry I like is ... Read more
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