Women Authors

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A Skeletal Wand

In her finest collection of poetry to date, Ruth Roach Pierson marshals her considerable expository powers to explore personhood, paranormal phenomenon, and mortality. A Skeletal Wand reaches out … 104 View

A Tent, A Lantern, An Empty Bowl

In poems that could double as paintings, M. Travis Lane harnesses the brush strokes of language to form a bridge between the artist and natural world in A Tent, A Lantern, An Empty Bowl. This is … 88 View

An Unorthodox Guide to Wildlife

Katie Vautour’s extraordinary debut collection is an eclectic examination of the space where humans and animals meet, where migratory patterns encounter commercial flights, and birds appear … 84 View

As Long as the Sun Shines

As Long as the Sun Shines creatively reveals the beautiful and bitter essences of the world from a distinctive Indigenous female voice. Inspired by her recent global travels, experiences, … 118 View

Barrelling Forward

Stories

Winner of the Alistair MacLeod Prize for Short Fiction and the CAA Emerging Writer Award, Barrelling Forward is a brilliantly crafted debut collection from one contemporary fiction’s newest … 263 View

Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being

Before I Was a Critic I Was a Human Being is the debut collection of essays by Amy Fung. In it, Fung takes a closer examination at Canada’s mythologies of multiculturalism, settler … 184 View

Blank

Essays & Interviews

Blank is a collection of previously out-of-print essays and new works by one of Canada’s most important contemporary writers and thinkers. Through an engagement with her earlier work, M. … 349 View
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Burning in This Midnight Dream

Many of the poems in Louise Halfe’s Burning in This Midnight Dream were written in response to the grim tide of emotions, memories, dreams and nightmares that arose in her as the Truth and … 104 View
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Ceaseless Rain

Ceaseless Rain is a meditation on grief. It is a carnival ride where the floor drops out, it is a ghost apple, it is the bones left in the birdbath by crows. This is where the redemptive power of … 64 View

Control Suppress Delete

Control Suppress Delete troubles received ideas. Interested in rules and randomness and in finding the randomness in rules, Angela Hibbs writes poetry that questions the human condition and finds … 80 View

day/break

poems

day/break, poet Gwen Benaway’s fourth collection of work, explores the everyday poetics of the trans feminine body. Through intimate experiences and conceptualizations of trans life, … 105 View

Dear Current Occupant

A Memoir

Dear Current Occupant is a creative nonfiction memoir about home and belonging set in the 80s and 90s of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Using a variety of forms including letters, essays … 133 View

Description of the World

A new poetry collection from the Giller Prize–winning author of The Sentimentalists and Quartet for the End of Time. In The Description of the World Johanna Skibsrud brings us to the edges … 96 View
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Disabled Voices

Anthology

Written and illustrated by the Disabled community about the Disabled community, Disabled Voices is an international anthology collection of short stories (both fiction and non-fiction), personal … 128 View

Divided

Looking deeply into humanity’s interactions with the animal world, Linda Frank considers our fascination with and fear of nature, as well as our exploitation of all species. These … 104 View

Dividing the Wayside

The liminal strip that divides the highway from the surrounding land is called a wayside. Often thick with wildflowers and insects, it’s a natural space that coexists with traffic and … 96 View