Migration Narratives

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All the Shining People

Stories

Twelve exquisitely written stories depicting the search for human connection and the attempt to fit in far from home. All the Shining People explores migration, diaspora, and belonging within … 256 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

Coconut Dreams

Coconut Dreams explores the lives of the Pinto family through seventeen linked short stories. Starting with a ghost story set in Goa, India in the 1950s, the collection weaves through various … 273 View
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Dominoes at the Crossroads

Linked portraits from the Afro-Canadian diaspora. Dominoes at the Crossroads maps an alternate Canada—one crisscrossed by a Caribbean diaspora seeking music, futures, and portals to their … 216 View

Ekke

Poems

Multilingually inflected, Klara du Plessis’ first collection of poetry explores the multiplicity of self through language, occupying a liminal space between South Africa and Canada. A … 88 View

English Lessons and Other Stories

The new reader’s guide edition of Shauna Singh Baldwin’s literary debut features the fifteen stories from the original collection, an interview with the author, an original afterword, … 216 View
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Fear the Mirror

Stories

A fusion of biography and history, art and politics, told through the lives branching off one family tree. In Fear the Mirror, Cora Siré brings together thirteen stories of moments that have … 212 View
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Fire Cider Rain

Poetry that navigates the science of cold waterways to consider the warmth of the poet’s Chinese-Mauritian family ties Fire Cider Rain is about the limits to which shared cultural and … 104 View
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Her First Palestinian

Elegant, surprising stories about Palestinian immigrants in Canada navigating their identities in circumstances that push them to the emotional brink. Saeed Teebi’s intense, engrossing stories … 256 View
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How to Hold a Pebble

poems

How do we scale up our imagination of the human? How does one live one’s life in the Anthropocene? How to Hold a Pebble—Jaspreet Singh’s second collection of poems—locates humans in the … 104 View
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My Grief, the Sun

The highly anticipated debut collection from acclaimed poet Sanna Wani. In Sanna Wani’s poems, each verse is ode and elegy. The body is the page, time is a friend, and every voice, a soul. … 112 View
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Passengers

The sixth and, on the surface, most innovative poetry collection from Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist Michael Crummey. Eclectic, unpredictable, and strange, Passengers follows Swedish poet Tomas … 128 View
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Pistachios in My Pocket

Poet Sareh Farmand was born in Tehran at the start of the Islamic Revolution. In this brave first collection of poems and prose a narrative arc details her family’s escape from Iran, detailing … 144 View

Soft Power

Lyrical yet shot through with experimental and political veins, the poems in Soft Power are engaged with both the here-and-now of a world on the brink and the hope of something better, a planet … 88 View

The Essential Douglas LePan

Poems

The Essential Douglas LePan presents a wide-ranging collection of poetry—from tense verses on the fog of war to homoerotic love poems to lyrics in praise of the natural world, all in … ; 64 View

The Forbidden Purple City

Finalist, City of Vancouver Book Award 2019 A man returns to Hoi An in his retirement to compose a poem honouring his parents. Two teenagers, ostracized in a private school, forge an unlikely … 264 View