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  • Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan

    Collected Poems of Alden Nowlan

    Alden Nowlan (1933-1983) once wrote of a desire to leave behind "one poem, one story / that will tell what it was like / to be alive." In an abundance of memorable poems, he fulfilled this desire w...

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  • Panicle

    Panicle

    “Succulent in its excellence, Sze’s poetry insists that cultural ‘difference’ is what can make a beautiful difference in our apprehension of the ‘beautiful.’” — George Elliott Clarke on Peeling Ram...

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  • The Cloud Versus Grand Unification Theory

    The Cloud Versus Grand Unification Theory

    Consciousness and nostalgia in the Swipe Right age This collection attempts to find poetry, or what Gwendolyn MacEwen once called “a single symmetry,” amid the chaos of 21st-century life. A powerf...

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  • breathing at dusk

    breathing at dusk

    Autobiographical in nature, breathing at dusk follows the journey of one girl as she escapes her childhood home and all of the painful memories that home elicits – her memories largely centered aro...

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  • breathing at dusk

    breathing at dusk

    Autobiographical in nature, breathing at dusk follows the journey of one girl as she escapes her childhood home and all of the painful memories that home elicits – her memories largely centered aro...

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  • The Girls with Stone Faces

    The Girls with Stone Faces

    A long poem memorializing the art and lives of sculptors Frances Loring and Florence Wyle. Arleen Paré, in her first book-length poem after her Governor General Literary Award–winning Lake of Two...

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  • Shut Up Slow Down Let Go Breathe

    Shut Up Slow Down Let Go Breathe

    Half wisecracking tour guide and half flirtatious trick, the poems in Shut Up Slow Down Let Go Breathe examine how we respond to overwork, anxiety, and overstimulation. McCann’s third collection sp...

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  • Comma

    Comma

    It was a long silence that brought me to the erasure poem. Not mine, but my brother's, during his many months in a coma. I came across a notebook of his—a pocketsized, handwritten field guide of pr...

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  • Auguries

    Auguries

    Whether speaking of erotic love, domestic life, spiritual wilderness, or family entanglements, the poems of Auguries, the much-anticipated second collection from Yukon poet Clea Roberts, are satura...

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  • Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten Canadian Writers in Context

    Ten years, ten authors, ten critics. The Canadian Literature Centre/Centre de littérature canadienne reaches into its ten-year archive of Brown Bag Lunch readings to sample some of the most diver...

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  • Lost Originals

    Lost Originals

    Translation is the extrovert, metaphor the introvert. Without translation, there is no communication. Without metaphor, there is no art.Lost Originals, the latest collection of poetry from writer a...

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  • Dust or Fire

    Dust or Fire

    Is this life a route or a destination? Alyda Faber's assured début examines the ties that bind us to one another and to the Earth we inhabit, and asks the question, What is left of us when we are g...

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  • Selah

    Selah

    A long poem that limns the incremental mourning of living with a person who has frontotemporal dementia. Selah, from Psalms and Habakkuk -- to praise, to lift up, to weigh in the balances, to paus...

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  • Nineteen Fifty-Seven

    Nineteen Fifty-Seven

    Nineteen Fifty-Seven is much more than a look at Prairie life after World War II. With sections on Women, Family, Memories, Work, Writing and Music - these poems are an exploration on what makes li...

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  • Heaven's Thieves

    Heaven's Thieves

    Heaven's Thieves is a collection engaged with the big questions -- What are bodies for? What does it mean to be alive? What is beauty and why does it have such power over us? What is the point of a...

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  • Waiting Room

    Waiting Room

    You’re welcome to take a seat in (the) Waiting Room, the first full-length collection of poetry from award-winning writer Jennifer Zilm. Featuring a mélange of styles and forms (sonnets, erasures, ...

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  • You can’t bury them all

    You can’t bury them all

    Patrick Woodcock has spent the past seven years engaging with and being shaped by the people, politics, and landscapes of the Kurdish north of Iraq, Fort Good Hope in the Northwest Territories, and...

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  • Slow States of Collapse

    Slow States of Collapse

    In her debut collection, Ashley-Elizabeth Best explores the cultivation of resilience during uncertain and often trying times. It’s a book built around day-to-day conflicts — poems about love, fami...

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  • Burning in this Midnight Dream

    Burning in this Midnight Dream

    Burning in the Midnight Dream is the latest collection of poems by Louise Bernice Halfe. Many were written in response to the grim tide of emotions, memories, dreams and nightmares that arose in he...

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  • Après Satie

    Après Satie

    A man who might be Erik Satie floats, a la Magritte, above Paris rooftops, thinking of a newly-extinct species of songbirds, "contemplating grief in the absence of song." By turns tender, wry, play...

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  • Caribou Run

    Caribou Run

    At one moment, a pure abstraction; at the next, an incontrovertible presence of hooves, antlers, and fur. The beating heart of this assured début by Richard Kelly Kemick is the Porcupine caribou he...

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  • All the Gold Hurts My Mouth

    All the Gold Hurts My Mouth

    Katherine Leyton's fresh and vibrant debut collection takes on the sexual politics of the twenty-first century, boldly holding up a mirror to the male gaze and interrogating the nature of images an...

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  • 100 Days

    100 Days

    For 100 days, Juliane Okot Bitek recorded the lingering nightmare of the Rwandan genocide in a poem—each poem recalling the senseless loss of life and of innocence. Okot Bitek draws on her own fami...

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  • Disturbing the Buddha

    Disturbing the Buddha

    Disturbing the Buddha, Barry Dempster's fifteenth collection, is disarmingly conversational and, like the best conversations, it moves between reverence and irreverence, sincerity and irony as it g...

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  • Whirr & Click

    Whirr & Click

    Whirr & Click is derived primarily from the writer’s own experiences of love, sensuality, family, and bereavement, but perhaps the real subject matter is the exhilaration of finding perfect words, ...

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  • From There: Some Thoughts on Poetry & Place

    From There: Some Thoughts on Poetry & Place

    In his 2015 Garnett Sedgewick lecture, award-winning poet and literary critic Stephen Burt discusses the relation of poetry to time, space and place. He examines the widespread and popular view of ...

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  • Karyotype

    Karyotype

    At the heart of Karyotype is the Beauty of Loulan, a woman who lived four thousand years ago, her body preserved in the cool, dry sands of the Taklamakan Desert. Karyotype’s poems range from the ti...

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  • A Really Good Brown Girl

    A Really Good Brown Girl

    On the occasion of the press’s 40th anniversary, Brick Books is proud to present the fourth of six new editions of classic books from our back catalogue. This edition of A Really Good Brown Girl fe...

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  • Wittgenstein Elegies

    Wittgenstein Elegies

    On the occasion of the press’s 40th anniversary, Brick Books is proud to present the last of our six new editions of classic books from our back catalogue. This edition of Wittgenstein Elegies feat...

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  • Standard candles

    Standard candles

    Like the ever-widening universe, Standard candles expands on Alice Major’s earlier themes of family, mythology, and cosmology, teasing out subtle wonders in form and subject. Her voice resonates th...

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  • Diversion

    Diversion

    Where most poetry seeks contemplative quiet, as in Wordsworth’s “emotion recollected in tranquility,” Diversion asks: What happens to poetry if one stops trying to block the incoming cacophony and ...

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  • Decline of the Animal Kingdom

    Decline of the Animal Kingdom

    Decline of the Animal Kingdom investigates modern constructs of domesticity, freedom, wilderness, and artificiality to paint a portrait of what it means to be human, animal, or both in a society sa...

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  • No Work Finished Here

    No Work Finished Here

    When Andy Warhol's a, A Novel was first published in 1968, The New York Times Book Review declared it "pornographic." Yet over four decades later, a continues to be an essential documentation of Wa...

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  • In Your Crib

    In Your Crib

    Two black men: the poet, an elder and veteran of last century's civil rights movement; and a nameless youth, swaggering and beltless, seduced by guns-and-gangs and expensive cars, and perpetually t...

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  • Monologue Dogs

    Monologue Dogs

    Monologue Dogs is a series of contemporary dramatic monologues. Every "voice" has its own imagined rhythm and nuances of poetic speech that are as vibrant, wayward, mournful, errant, or unruly as t...

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  • This World We Invented

    This World We Invented

    The world in Carolyn Marie Souaid’s latest collection is both an act of the imagination and a responsibility. Souaid’s poems zoom in and out, shifting focus to accommodate varied dimensions of expe...

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  • Trying Again to Stop Time

    Trying Again to Stop Time

    “It’s a losing battle: my words have no chance against time. Sometimes, unable to catch up with imagination, I leave the battle, candle in hand, in complete darkness.” — from “Trying Again to Stop...

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  • The Pemmican Eaters

    The Pemmican Eaters

    A picture of the Riel Resistance from one of Canada’s preeminent Métis poets With a title derived from John A. Macdonald’s moniker for the Métis, The Pemmican Eaters explores Marilyn Dumont’s sens...

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  • Merz Structure No. 2 Burnt by Children at Play

    Merz Structure No. 2 Burnt by Children at Play

    In 1981 Jake Kennedy accidentally burnt down an abandoned house. Years later as an adult, he read a story about how Kurt Schwitters' "interior house-sculpture" ("Merz Structure No. 2") was destroye...

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