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A Devil Every Day

Through a kaleidoscope of philosophy, critical theory, and folk theology, A Devil Every Day surveys the terrain where white Western culture blends into pure evil. Twisting into aphorisms, inner … 88 View

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

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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All the People Are Pregnant

"So what if I left language by the pier. Metaphor’s a raft," declares Andrew DuBois as he leads readers through a fractured past and present — from "slummy memories of … 80 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

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
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As Far As You Know

Poems

From one of the defining poets of his generation, a new collection that plumbs the depth of beauty, history, responsibility, and love. As Far As You Know, acclaimed poet A. F. Moritz’s … 144 View

Autobiographical Fictions

As much poet as paparazzo, Maurice Mierau fixes his sights on the complexities of popular culture. Autobiographical Fictions is both questioning and confident, a book that explores delusion as a … 72 View
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Boat

From the author of The Baudelaire Fractal, a poetry classic, with new work In 2004, boldly original poet Lisa Robertson published a chapbook, Rousseau’s Boat, poems culled from years of … 177 View
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Buffalo is the New Buffalo

Stories

Powerful stories of "Metis futurism" that envision a world without violence, capitalism, or colonization. "Education is the new buffalo" is a metaphor widely used among … 347 View

Caribou Run

At one moment, a pure abstraction; at the next, an incontrovertible presence of hooves, antlers, and fur. The beating heart of this assured debut by Richard Kelly Kemick is the Porcupine caribou … 96 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

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

Different Beasts

Stories

Winner, Kobo Emerging Writer Prize for Speculative Fiction A bear runs amok in a luxury hotel. A daily swim at the local pool becomes a question of life or death. The champion of a border wall … 210 View
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Dissonance Engine

Dissonance Engine is an exploration of time, cognition and loss; the intersection of dream and alternate reality amidst myriad systems of control. The collection probes these themes through a … 99 View