Personification

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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

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

East and West

East and West, Laura Ritland’s astonishing debut, is a book of visions. These are roving poems drawn to defamiliarizing points of view, and are exquisitely attentive to the way the world … 99 View

For it is a Pleasure and a Surprise to Breathe

New and Selected Poems

For thirty-five years, award-winning poet Gary Barwin has been opening up new ways of being in poetry. In this long-awaited new and selected collection, For It Is a Pleasure and a Surprise to … 256 View

Lisa Robertson’s Magenta Soul Whip

Verses, essays, confessions, reports, translations, drafts, treatises, laments and utopias, 1995–2007. Collected by Elisa Sampedrin. Lisa Robertson writes poems that mine the past – … 103 View

Listen Before Transmit

Dani Couture’s latest poems are transmissions that travel across the cosmos and the spaces we live in, as well as within the more intimate distances we navigate between one another. … 80 View

Love in the Chthulucene (Cthulhucene)

In a collection grappling with #MeToo, climate change and political turmoil, Natalee Caple strives to discover a way forward in charged times. These poems look to acknowledge struggle, to … 113 View
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Poisonous If Eaten Raw

In this experimental long poem sequence, Alyda Faber transforms the portrait poem into runic shapes, ice shelved, sculpted, louvered on a winter shoreline. Twenty years after her mother’s … 104 View

Stranger

In Stranger, Nyla Matuk’s provocative, unabashedly sensual voice leads us to revelations about how our lives are increasingly disembodied by social media’s flattened, outward identity … 90 View

The Pig Headed Soul

Essays and Reviews on Poetry and Culture

The Pigheaded Soul presents a series of witty, intelligent, and sometimes controversial essays in which talented newcomers and avowed masters alike find themselves within the literary crosshairs … 276 View

The Suicide’s Son

“I believe in the power of original sin,” writes James Arthur, “in the wound/ that keeps on wounding.” Set against a backdrop of political turmoil in the United States, … 89 View

The Terracotta Army

In 1985, Gary Geddes won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, Americas Region, for The Terracotta Army, a brilliant sequence of his Chinese sonnets. The nine-couplet poems were inspired by his 1981 … 61 View

What We Carry

What We Carry is a profound exploration of the weight of human history at three levels: the individual, the cultural, and environmental. From her brilliant “Extinction … 92 View
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From: Stranger

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Appentites – Modernity – Then and Now – I Declared my Ethnicity – Mimes – Beach Spleen – Notes on a Middle Aged Poet – Resolve – The Vireo – … 13 $1.30 Add
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From: Love in the Chthulucene (Cthulhucene)

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I Try Not to Think Too Much – But what if we all – Worlding – Song for Molly – All Nature is Foreign – Stages – We – We Camp above the Sea – … 20 $2.00 Add
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From: Lisa Robertson’s Magenta Soul Whip

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Lucite – Early Education – The Story – A Hotel – After Trees – First Spontaneous Horizontal Restaurant – Wooden Houses 38 $3.80 Add