David W. McFadden has been publishing poetry since the early 1960s. Why Are You So Sad? Selected Poems of David W. McFadden (Insomniac Press) was shortlisted for the 2008 Canadian Griffin Prize for Poetry, and Be Calm, Honey (Mansfield Press) was shortlisted for the 2009 Governor General’s Award for Poetry (his third such nomination). In 2013, McFadden won the Canadian Griffin Prize for Poetry for What’s the Score? (Mansfield Press). He is the author of about 30 books of poetry, fiction, and travel writing. McFadden lives in Toronto.
This week we obsessively followed our hashtag #CarryOnBooks after our successful landing at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, got a taste of some new poetry, a follow-up read, and discovered a debut author.
Stuart Ross is well known in Canadian poetry circles: he's the author of fifteen books of fiction, poetry, and essays; has his own imprint with Mansfield Press; and is a founding member of the Meet the Presses collective. His poetic reputation is for daring prose, surreal narratives, ... Read more
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