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The Weight of Survival

By Tina Biello
Categories: Poetry, LGBTQ+

Nestled in a small logging town near Lake Cowichan is an old elementary school. The child of immigrants from post-war Italy attends this school among the population of mostly white, anglo-saxon families. ...

Moorings

By Christopher Levenson
Categories: Poetry

Moorings, the fourteenth collection from award-winning poet Christopher Levenson, is a profound meditation on loss and aging. “It is an intricate business, growing old,” posits the speaker in the ...

Absence of Wings

By Arleen Paré
Categories: Poetry

Absence of Wings depicts the extraordinary and tragically foreshortened life of A.—Paré’s niece, Brazilian, adopted, racialized, and living with multiple mental health diagnoses. In her deft and clear ...

A Brief and Endless Sea

By Barbara Pelman
Categories: Poetry

Born out of waiting out the lockdown during the early days of the pandemic, Barbara Pelman’s A Brief and Endless Sea explores a life in retrospect, beginning with a high school typing class and ending ...

Hologram

Edited by Yvonne Blomer & DC Reid
Categories: Poetry, Anthology

Our feet barely touched the earth, and memory
erased at birth, but gradually reassembling
coalesced and formed a whole, as single birds
gathering for migration form a flock.
—P.K. Page, “Presences” ...

Burning Sage

By Meghan Fandrich
Categories: Poetry

On the day that Lytton, BC, burned to the ground, Meghan Fandrich ran from the flames. She saw the village turn into a black pillar of smoke, and went home after a month-long evacuation to its ashes. ...

knee deep in high water

Following a devastating leg injury that would leave her with an acutely crooked knee, Bronwyn Preece embarks on an ambitious and immersive journey into a remote area of Northern BC. Written on the trail, ...

Emily & Elspeth

By Catherine McNeil
Categories: Poetry, LGBTQ+

Emily & Elspeth follows two women and their unique paths to love… and each other. Catherine McNeil’s latest collection is a delightful romp through Mexico, the imagined inner-workings of Frida Kahlo’s ...

Tilling the Darkness

By Susan Braley
Categories: Poetry

In Susan Braley’s debut poetry collection, Tilling the Darkness, a young woman born into a family of eleven navigates the inequities of gender roles on the farm and in the church. In this dramatic rural ...

Bent Back Tongue

By Garry Gottfriedson
Categories: Poetry, BIPOC

Bent Back Tongue is a raw examination of love, identity, politics, masculinity, and vulnerability. Through sharp honesty and revealing satire, Gottfriedson delves into Canadian colonialism and the religious political ...