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A Safe Girl to Love

A new edition of the acclaimed debut story collection by two-time Lambda Literary Award winner Casey Plett. By the author of Little Fish and A Dream of a Woman:eleven unique short stories … 272 View

Anything but the Moon

George Sipos is acutely aware that life, in its strangeness and beauty, will always elude whatever he can say about it. Exploring northern British Columbia, the mountains, harsh winters and human … 104 View

Be Scared of Everything

Horror Essays

Horror essays that read like Chuck Klosterman filtered through H. P. Lovecraft. Slinging ectoplasm, tombstones, and chainsaws with aplomb, Be Scared of Everything is a frighteningly smart … 202 View
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Bear Bones & Feathers

In this new edition of her powerful debut, Plains Cree writer and National Poet Laureate Louise B. Halfe – Sky Dancer reckons with personal history within cultural genocide. Employing … 144 View

Blowing Grass Empire

A storyteller above all else, Mark Lavorato’s poems are penned in a clear, poignant, and relatable voice. His mostly narrative vignettes choose to hide things in plain sight, and are buoyed … 72 View
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Cane | Fire

Poems

From internationally celebrated writer and visual artist Shani Mootoo comes Cane | Fire, an immersive and vivid collection that marks a long-awaited return to poetry. Throughout this evocative, … 126 View

Certifiable

Toronto writer Pamela Mordecai is a well-known voice in poetry of the Caribbean diaspora. She has long been a popular anthologist, a mentor to other writers, a frequent contributor to literary … 100 View

Correspondent

An on-the-scene report of a childhood abroad. A child’s vision of real-world events made real (and unreal) by the presence of his father. Memories of snow falling on Quebec City’s … 96 View
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Cyclettes

Cyclettes is an original, insightful artifact of modern life. What does it mean to be happy, to be sated, to live a meaningful life? Is wanderlust curable? Is depression? Echoing the sensation of … 219 View

Double Melancholy

Art, Beauty, and the Making of a Brown Queer Man

According to Didier Eribon, melancholy is where it all starts and where it also ends: the lifelong process of mourning that each homosexual experiences, and through which they construct their own … 141 View
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Dream of Me as Water

Poems

A stunning sophomore collection from Mythical Man author David Ly. Moving beyond the themes of race, identity, and personhood navigated in Mythical Man, David Ly’s second book of poetry, Dream of … 80 View

Dunk Tank

The much-anticipated second collection from Gerald Lampert Memorial Award–winning poet Kayla Czaga, Dunk Tank is a rich, imaginative, and sometimes absurdist exploration of the landscape of … 105 View
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First

The poems in First, Arleen Paré’s seventh collection, search for a long-lost first friend. They conjure the subtle layers of meaning in that early friendship to riff on to a search for … 144 View
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Good Mom on Paper

Writers on Creativity and Motherhood

The experience of motherhood is monumental, yet rarely discussed in connection with literary or creative life. How do we navigate the twin devotions of love and art? How does motherhood disrupt … ; 226 View
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Grey All Over

Late in the evening of December 13, 2007, Andrea Actis found her father, Jeff, facedown dead in her East Vancouver apartment. So began her passage through grief, self-reckoning, and graduate … 176 View
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Hard Ticket

New Writing Made in Newfoundland

hard ticket noun (Nfld) a lively character, a tough or headstrong person, someone not easily controlled. Hard Ticket showcases some of the most exciting writers in Newfoundland. Selected by … 232 View