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Time Out of Time

By Arleen Paré
Categories: Poetry, LGBTQ+

If books come from books, as David W. McFadden has claimed, then Time Out of Time is a clear example, arising, very deliberately as it does, out of Etel Adnan's astonishing collection entitled Time. The ...

Lot

By Sarah de Leeuw
Categories: Poetry

In Lot, award-winning poet and essayist Sarah de Leeuw returns to the landscape of her early girlhood to consider the racial complexities of colonial violence in those spaces. Following loosely as a companion ...

The Last Show on Earth

By Yvonne Blomer
Categories: Poetry

In The Last Show on Earth, Yvonne Blomer gathers the diverse characters and distinct moments from everyday life, its tragedies, and triumphs, and begins to imagine them in a circus as side shows and exhibitions ...

The Answer to Everything

By Ken Belford
Edited by Jordan Scott & Rob Budde
Categories: Poetry

Ken Belford's career has spanned six decades and three lives. The Answer to Everything collects Belford's poetry of the 1960s in Vancouver, his "lan(d)guage" poetry of the early 2000s influenced by his ...

Breath, Like Water

By Norah Bowman
Categories: Poetry, Environment

"Look, I come from a line of angry women. / I am not in love with mountains, or rivers, or poetry. / I am in love with Mountain."

 

In Breath, Like Water: An Anticolonial Romance the narrator, a settler-colonial ...

with/holding

By Chantal Gibson
Categories: Poetry, BIPOC

with/holding is a collection of genre-blurring poems that examines the representation and reproduction of Blackness across communication media and popular culture. Together, text and image call up a nightmarish ...

Essential Tremor

By Barbara Nickel
Categories: Poetry

Taking the name of a nervous system disorder that causes involuntary shaking, Essential Tremor undertakes an exploration of the body that holds disruption at its heart. The captivating and timely poems ...

Atlas of Roots

By Beth Kope
Categories: Poetry

Within us all are questions of identity, belonging, and connection. Beth Kope's third poetry collection, Atlas of Roots, is a work of the heart that uncovers the many facets of adoption. In poems that ...

Run Riot

By Ash Winters
Categories: Poetry, LGBTQ+

"This is a weird place to wake up / For someone who has woken up in some pretty strange places before." Run Riot is a collection of ninety poems, one written each day during Ash Winters' ninety day stay ...

The Burden of Gravity

By Shannon McConnell
Categories: Poetry

In her debut poetry collection, Shannon McConnell explores the fraught history of New Westminster's Woodlands School, a former "lunatic asylum" opened in 1878 which later became a custodial training school ...