Books tagged: Emigration & Immigration

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Martha in the Mirror

By Renee Norman

In this third collection of poetry, Renee Norman inhabits Martha Quest like a spirit, and rewrites her through poems that bring her into being. Martha is Doris Lessing's autobiographical protagonist from her Martha Quest series of novels, and Norman "borrows" Martha and encounters ... Read more

Migrant Heart, A

By Denis Sampson & Denis Sampson

A Migrant Heart is about departures and arrivals, uprooting and attachment, resettling and returning. Denis Sampson left Ireland as a student, leaving behind the farming countryside of his childhood, the city of Dublin where he was educated, and the history and culture of his ... Read more


By Elizabeth Greene

Ghost Tree is a life journey about the search for home: imaginative, spiritual, emotional and actual. Underlying the poems are two lost homes--the poet's childhood home, which she moved from when she was seven--and her mother's--a home shattered by her own mother's illness and ... Read more

Never Mind

By Katherine Lawrence

In Never Mind, Katherine Lawrence constructs a centuries-old immigrant tale that is fiercely feminist, surprisingly modern, and darkly funny. The voice in these exquisite poems is a 19th century woman who straddles both old and new worlds as she navigates her own interior landscape. ... Read more

Peace by Chocolate

By Jon Tattrie

Shortlisted, 2021 Dartmouth Book Award for Non-Fiction, and 2021 Taste Canada Awards — Culinary Narratives Category
Nominated for 3 Gourmand Awards
An Atlantic Bestseller
A Hill Times Top 100 Selection (2020)
February 2016. Antigonish, Nova Scotia.

Tareq Hadhad was worried about ... Read more

Rhapsody in Quebec

By Akos Verboczy
Translated by Casey Roberts
Foreword by Toula Drimonis

Born in Hungary in 1975, Akos Verboczy moved to Montreal at the age of 11 with his sister and mother, an esthetician, who learned that in Canada women were willing to pay a fortune ($20) to have their leg hair brutally ripped out. His story begins in Hungary, where at the age ... Read more

Significance of Moths, The

By Shirley Camia

Against the backdrop of the changing seasons, Shirley Camia's The Significance of Moths is a graceful exploration of home and memory through the eyes of the migrant and the migrant child. As lives are displaced by new landscapes, where does home exist? In the land or in the mind? ... Read more


Edited by Lorna Jane Harvey

An inspiring and timely collection of stories about migration, written from twenty women’s perspectives.

Somewhere is an inspiring collection of stories about migration. Written from twenty women’s perspectives, it brings a refreshing and uniting voice to this compelling ... Read more