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Sotto Voce

Maureen Hynes, in her fifth book of poetry, speaks tenderly yet vehemently about the threatened worlds that concern her. From Toronto, where she lives and walks the city’s afflicted … 120 View



Spawn is a braided collection of brief, untitled poems, a coming-of-age lyric set in the Mashteuiatsh Reserve on the shores of Lake Piekuakami (Saint-Jean) in Quebec. Undeniably political, … ; 89 View


In Stranger, Nyla Matuk’s provocative, unabashedly sensual voice leads us to revelations about how our lives are increasingly disembodied by social media’s flattened, outward identity … 90 View

The Alphabet Game

a bpNichol reader

For first-time readers of bpNichol, this comprehensive collection is a perfect introduction to his groundbreaking work; for loyal Nichol fans, this reader is the the long-awaited compilation of … 336 View

The Essential Charles Bruce

Selected by Carmine Starnino

The Essential Charles Bruce introduces the poet’s work, long out of print, to modern audiences with a selection of his straightforward yet stirring verses that take as their subject the … 68 View

The Essential Margaret Avison

selected by Robyn Sarah

The Essential Margaret Avison showcases the development of one of Canada’s most brilliant and original poets, twice winner of the Governor-General’s Award for Poetry. Margaret … 68 View

The Essential P.K. Page

selected by Arlene Lampert and Théa Gray

P. K. Page needs no introduction. This is a poet who writes in many genres and on an infinite number of subjects. The source of her poetry is always love – whether in vivid portraits of her … 68 View

The Last Word

Reviving The Dying Art of Eulogy

In turning a critical eye toward the act of eulogy, Julia Cooper manages to perceptively, even playfully, create a new space for the bleak act of mourning. Examining fictional eulogies in The Big … 121 View

The Museum of Possibilities


The work begins with stories of people discovering the consequences of their actions – or inactions – that are full of psychological suspense, and verge on the supernatural. A second … 188 View

The Nothing That Is

Essays on Art, Literature and Being

Rather than making “something” out of “nothing,” what follows is an endeavour to express the potential of language and thought to encounter what is infinitely beyond both … 134 View

The Pig Headed Soul

Essays and Reviews on Poetry and Culture

The Pigheaded Soul presents a series of witty, intelligent, and sometimes controversial essays in which talented newcomers and avowed masters alike find themselves within the literary crosshairs … 276 View

The Suicide’s Son

“I believe in the power of original sin,” writes James Arthur, “in the wound/ that keeps on wounding.” Set against a backdrop of political turmoil in the United States, … 89 View

The Unpublished City

Volume I: Anthology

Curated by Dionne Brand, this anthology features the work of 18 emerging Toronto talents: 73 View

The Unpublished City

Volume II: The Lived City, The Imagined City

Co-edited by Phoebe Wang, Canisia Lubrin & Dionne Brand Orient yourself in the city with these nineteen works of creative non-fiction that offer a different, more multifarious wayfinding. In … ; ; 89 View


poems and performance texts

In their fourth collection of poetry, Lambda Literary Award-winning poet and writer Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha continues her excavation of working-class queer brown femme survivorhood and … 142 View


A treaty is a contract. A treaty is enduring. A treaty is an act of faith. A treaty at its best is justice. It is a document and an undertaking. It is connected to place, people and self. It is … 112 View