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awâsis – kinky and dishevelled

There are no pronouns in Cree for gender; awâsis (which means illuminated child) reveals herself through shapeshifting, adopting different genders, exploring the English language with … 88 View
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Burning in This Midnight Dream

Many of the poems in Louise Halfe’s Burning in This Midnight Dream were written in response to the grim tide of emotions, memories, dreams and nightmares that arose in her as the Truth and … 104 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
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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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I am the Big Heart

What does it mean to be the big heart? Or to hope to be the big heart? Or to fail to be that big heart? How far can a heart stretch? How does being a parent stretch it further? How does a heart … 112 View
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Moldovan Hotel

In 2017, Leah Horlick travelled to Romania to revisit the region her Jewish ancestors fled. What she unearthed there is an elaborate web connecting conscious worlds to subconscious ones, fascism … 72 View

Sotto Voce

Maureen Hynes, in her fifth book of poetry, speaks tenderly yet vehemently about the threatened worlds that concern her. From Toronto, where she lives and walks the city’s afflicted … 120 View
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Tell

poems for a girlhood

A collection of poems partially based on the Reena Virk murder case. Virk was an Asian adolescent whose drowned body was found in the Gorge Waterway in a Victoria, BC suburb, in 1997. Some of the … 112 View
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Devil in the Woods: a Preface – Offering Prayer – Letter to Harrison from Camp White Pine at Grass Lake, ON – Letter to Davies from McKecks Tap & Grill in Haliburton, ON … 27 $2.70 Add
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From: Moldovan Hotel

For You Shall Be Called to Account – In Rumenye Iz Dokh Gut – A Shtetl, a Shtot – Annex – Two Villages – For Every Animal of the Forest Is Mine – Hodl – … 13 $1.30 Add
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Introduction by Maria Campbell – otâcimow – The Storyteller – Crazy-Maker – papâmohtêwin – Walk About Worm-Like – Evolution – Pulling a … 35 $3.50 Add
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From: Burning in This Midnight Dream

Preamble – Foreword – Dedication to the Seventh Generation – âniskôstêw — connecting – masaskon — stripped – nimihtâtên — … 33 $3.30 Add
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From: Tell

Trials – Rainfall – Tide – Silt – Current – Reena – Silt – Willow – Saanich – Admission of Facts – Washerwoman – Autopsy 17 $1.70 Add
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Song of Disquiet

From: Sotto Voce

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Into the Humber River – Inside My Quietness – The Horses, the Sorrow, the Umbilicus – speak now – Zodiac – What I Meant – April 1 lune – How Spring … 16 $1.60 Add
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Soul Ash

From: Grey All Over

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The Big Heart

From: I am the Big Heart

Epiphany – Attenborough – Walk to School – The Chauffeur – The Midwife Advises Me – This Strange Thing Happened the Day You Were Born – The Difficult Ones … 17 $1.70 Add