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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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  • The Witch of the Inner Wood

    The Witch of the Inner Wood

    Winner, New Brunswick Book Award for Poetry A Quill & Quire Best Book of the Year Like the novella in fiction, the long poem is an oft-neglected form. Too long for publication in most literary jo...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • A More Perfect [

    A More Perfect [

    Iconic political speeches are some of the best remembered and most repeated passages in contemporary English language. Especially in the United States of America, what child doesn’t know Abraham Li...

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  • their biography

    their biography

    Would it be possible to compose a book that appears to be "about" its author, but is indirectly about something else, like identity or relationships or language? Maybe a book not written by a hero....

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  • The Tongues of Earth

    The Tongues of Earth

    Along with the finest pieces from his three previous books, often in revised form, The Tongues of Earth includes 20 new poems. Known as a writer of place, in The Tongues of Earth Abley extends his ...

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  • The Days Run Away

    The Days Run Away

    The spotlight is turned on the single events, the chance interactions, the moments that, in their ordinariness, are turning points masquerading as the everyday. In this sublime collection, the ‘ete...

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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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  • pet radish, shrunken, the

    pet radish, shrunken, the

    In this post-lyrical era, poems can be stories, or they can just as easily be exuberant laughter set to words, an experiment in language, or an incidental collation of plays on a Scrabble board.the...

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  • Afterletters

    Afterletters

    Lovers wrote letters. Letters crossed absence, longing, joy, passion, loss and heartbreak. Sometimes letters were answered. Sometimes not. And sometimes not for years, but then – In 1948, in the ex...

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  • a thin line between

    a thin line between

    In what can be described as a verse-novel for its lyricism and rhythmic structure, Wanda Praamsma crafts a story that transcends geographic boundaries and time periods, by weaving together lives fr...

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  • Leak

    Leak

    Welcome to Kate Hargreaves' Leak, where the relationship between language and the body lives in the bumps and bruises that in turn become new ways of understanding the borders and leaks of our eve...

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  • [Sharps]

    [Sharps]

    Shortlisted, Gerald Lampert Memorial Award Emergencies, faith, truancy, and poverty intersect in this wry debut that volunteers a transfusion of the unpredictable for those who yearn to transition...

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  • small things left behind

    small things left behind

    "Freedom is something my father has never known. How do I explain freedom to the ones born bent?" -from "Not Scared" Ella Zeltserman's poetry cuts both ways. The story of her flight from the USSR i...

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  • Loose to the World

    Loose to the World

    These poems lead the reader into a world that reveals a balancing act between the familiar and known, the mysterious and wild. Some poems are narrative, some imagistic meditations, and some are sma...

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  • House Made of Rain

    House Made of Rain

    In this breathtaking collection of poems, Pamela Porter invokes the twin mysteries of love and loss to illumine the heart burdened by grief, yet comforted and renewed by the beauty of the natural w...

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  • The Watchmaker's Table

    The Watchmaker's Table

    In his most personal collection to date, Brian Bartlett meditates upon time and family. We share his son's discovery of newborn spiders and his daughter's first grasp of infinity as a concept. In c...

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  • What if red ran out

    What if red ran out

    What if red ran out is the assured first collection from one of Canada's finest young poets. Provocative, funny, and brash, the poems in this collection leap from one surprising image to another, f...

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  • The Glassblowers

    The Glassblowers

    George Sipos hears the frog song at two in the morning and wonders if it is passion that drives it or the loneliness of spring. In another poem, the wet leaves of fall are described in language tha...

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  • Guesswork

    Guesswork

    Winner, City of Hamilton Arts Award, Established Artist, Writing Beginning with an autobiographical account of the mind, Jeffery Donaldson’s marvellous new collection moves from personal history t...

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  • For and Against

    For and Against

    Shortlisted, Next Generation Indie Book Award Heart-corroding sex with a tin woodman. A foundering marriage like a cat on the brink of death that still manages to purr. Sharon McCartney’s visceral...

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  • Imperfect Penance

    Imperfect Penance

    Passion, obsession, addiction, vision, and despair — these are just a few of the themes explored by Mitchell Parry in this poignant portrait of Austrian poet Georg Trakl. Born in Saltzburg in the s...

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