Books tagged: Places
Winner of the 2021 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award!
Finalist for the Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry and The 2020 City of Calgary W. O. Mitchell Book Prize at the 2021 Alberta Literary Awards!
A 2020 CBC Poetry Book of the Year!
Finalist for the 2021 High Plains Book Awards ... Read more
The Ritualites is Michael Nardone's book-length poem on the sonic topography of North America.
Composed over ten years at sites all across the continent--from Far Rockaway to the Olympic Peninsula, Great Bear Lake to the Gulf of California--the book documents the poet's listening ... Read more
The poems are informed by the author's long sojourns in both Canada and Europe, and a new horizon appears: the author gets acquainted with a group of refugees from the Near East and in some of the poems describes their predicament and her own identification with these homeless ... Read more
By Kim Minkus
Tuft: "A bunch (natural or artificial) of small things, usually soft and flexible, ï??fixed or attached at the base. " OED
With Tuft, Kim Minkus takes us on flights of poetic fancy into futures where we "observe the green elite" and "iceplants bloom in the monotony of paved paths. ... Read more
By Alex Leslie
Winner of the 2020 Western Canada Jewish Book Awards, The Lohn Foundation Prize for Poetry
In Vancouver for Beginners, the nostalgia of place is dissected through the mapping of a city where readers are led past surrealist development proposals, post-apocalyptic postcards, childhood ... Read more
In this late-modern period of slackened meaning, G. P. Lainsbury's Versions of North attempts to locate poetic consciousness in the drifting concept of north, using avant garde techniques to reveal connections between disparate elements of signification. Lainsbury borrows from ... Read more
The poems in Michael Lithgow's first collection carry us on a stream of sensory impressions towards some heightened awareness. In a voice characterized by curiosity, astonishment, and candour, the poet records what passes through him in settings as various as a derelict rooming ... Read more
From the drunk tank to the graduate seminar, We Are No Longer The Smart Kids In Class asks what it means to think and be, play and learn, ride bikes and make love in a world of depleting resources, technological proliferation, and corroding ecosystems. This collection contemplates ... Read more