David W. McFadden's extraordinary literary career so far spans five decades. An Innocent in Cuba (2005) is the most recent of his many travel books, and Be Calm, Honey (2008) the most recent of his many books ofpoetry. In 2008, Why Are You So Sad? was a finalist for the Griffin Poetry Prize. He 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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