Canadian Literature

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A Dream of a Woman

Stories

Longlisted for the Scotiabank Giller Prize Award-winning novelist Casey Plett (Little Fish) returns with a poignant suite of stories that center transgender women. Casey Plett’s 2018 novel … 281 View
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A number of Stunning Attacks

A Number of Stunning Attacks contributes to the ongoing association of fragmented forms and women’s writing, yet the insistent repetitions and crystallized imagery produce something more … 122 View

Al Pittman

Collected Poems

The definitive Pittman collection. From the publication of his first collection, The Elusive Resurrection, in 1966, to his death in 2001 at the age of sixty-one, Al Pittman stood as one of the … 376 View
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Almost Beauty

New and Selected Poems

Sue Sinclair has been praised for her "crisp, lyrical poems imbued with subtle, subtextual philosophic musings" (Globe and Mail). She has been described as a poet who "writes her … 224 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
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Autowar

A visceral, vital, unblinking debut collection of poems exploring kinesthetic memory and longing, inherited violence, and the body as a geographical site. We’re often told that we are given … 62 View
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Avant Desire

A Nicole Brossard Reader

The definitive survey of an essential feminist poet. In June 2019, Nicole Brossard was awarded the Lifetime Recognition Award from the Griffin Poetry Trust. Rarely has a prize been so richly … ; ; ; 320 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
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Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart

Juxtaposing the diction of surrealism with Ovid, Callimachus, and popular music—punk and new wave—the poems in Beloved Revolutionary Sweetheart concern themselves with various aspects … 112 View

Best Kind

New Writing Made in Newfoundland

In Best Kind, editor and essayist Robert Finley introduces twelve of the most exciting essay writers currently working in Newfoundland. Highlighting a varied and electrifying range of new voices, … 184 View

Charleswood Road Stories

The fiction and prose selections included in Charleswood Road contrast stark reality with fantasy, mortality with transcendence and explore both the mundane and pivotal choices people make in … 118 View
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Coconut

Poems

In her debut collection, Canadian National Slam Champion Nisha Patel commands her formidable insight and youthful, engaged voice to relay experiences of racism, sexuality, empowerment, grief, and … 108 View

Constructive Negativity

Prize Culture, Evaluation, and Disability in Canadian Poetry

Constructive Negativity is a book of criticism without precedent in Canadian Literature. The result of over twenty years of participation in the nation’s poetry community, it combines Shane … 177 View

day/break

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, … 103 View

Devil in the Woods

D.A. Lockhart’s stunning and subversive fourth collection gives us the words, thoughts, and experiences of an Anishinaabe guy from Central Ontario and the manner in which he interacts with … 80 View