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Autowar

A visceral, vital, unblinking debut collection of poems exploring kinesthetic memory and longing, inherited violence, and the body as a geographical site. We’re often told that we are given … 62 View
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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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Fetishes of the Floating World

Governor General’s Award–winning poet Don Domanski’s posthumous last collection once again melds perception-expanding environmental poetry and metaphysics into a seamless, … 87 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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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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The Cyborg Anthology

The Cyborg Anthology takes place in a future where there was a thriving world of Robots and Cyborgs living peacefully beside Humans, but a disaster destroyed all Robot and most Cyborg life. The … 112 View

The Knowing Animals

Shortlisted for the 2020 New Brunswick Book Award/Fiddlehead Poetry Prize Short/Longlisted for the 2021 Relit Award for Poetry Poems that sing, in various notes of female voice, the human being … 104 View
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Why I Was Late

With kitchen-table candour and empathy, Charlie Petch’s debut collection of poems offers witness to a decades-long trans/personal coming of age, finding heroes in unexpected places. Why I … 104 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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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