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Everything You Hold Dear

From 2007 to 2016, Jamie Sharpe led an itinerant life, throughout British Columbia and the Yukon, in Sechelt, Prince George, Dawson, Salmon Arm, Whitehorse, Galiano, and Texada Island. When … 74 View

How a Poem Moves

A Field Guide for Readers of Poetry

Developed from Adam Sol’s popular blog, How a Poem Moves is a collection of 35 short essays that walks readers through an array of contemporary poems. Sol is a dynamic teacher, and in these … 216 View
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Is This Scary?

Poems

Pushing back against societal stigma, Is This Scary? unflinchingly addresses experiences of psychiatric institutionalization and suicidality, without either romanticizing or pathologizing them. … 88 View
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Mere Extinction

Poems

In Evie Christie’s third book mothers nurse babies as the world comes to an end, fathers hustle or drift, the pastoral and the present collide, violence, love, and death gently fill the … 61 View
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Miscreations

Poems

Miscreations, the second collection by Grant Loveys, mulls over the metaphorical concept of miscreation — how people, objects, and relationships are imperfectly designed by their various … 88 View
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Problematica

New and Selected Poems, 1995-2020

A best-of collection from one of Canada’s most ambitious poets Problematica — a scientific term used to describe species that defy classification. See unidentifiable. George Murray is … 218 View
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Quiet Night Think

Poems & Essays

“Quiet Night Think is a stunning work.” — Madeleine Thien, author of Do Not Say We Have Nothing “One function of the poet at any time is to discover by his own thought and … 101 View
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Riven

Poems

In 2010, Catherine Owen’s 29-year-old spouse died of a drug addiction. A year later, she relocated to an apartment by the Fraser River in Vancouver, B.C. As she moved beyond the initial … 90 View
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The Book of Grief and Hamburgers

A poignant meditation on mortality from a beloved Canadian poet A writer friend once pointed out that whenever Stuart Ross got close to something heavy and “real” in a poem, a … 153 View
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The Invisible World Is in Decline

Book IX

The stunning conclusion to a 40-year poetic project In the tradition of earlier modernist long poems like Ezra Pound’s Cantos and bp Nichol’s The Martyrology, The Invisible World Is … 98 View
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Thirty-Six Sentences on the Fraser River that Could Serve as a Very Small Nest – Nature Writing 101 – Beseech – To the Artist of Twenty-First Century Canadian Nature Painting … 26 $2.60 Add
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From: Everything You Hold Dear

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Turning the Alphabet Into a Band-Aid – Moved – Find a Strong, Tall Mast – Each Snowfall’s Apocalypse – Bootstraps And Where Best to Purchase Them – Semaphored … 22 $2.20 Add
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In Disgrace with God

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Instructions

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