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Paradise, Later Years

By Marion Quednau
Categories: Poetry

Marion Quednau's collection Paradise, Later Years plays with the language of juxtaposition, nothing is straight on; if there's quiet beauty by the sea, there's a passing warship. Quednau's lyricism, whether ...

The Small Way

By Onjana Yawnghwe
Categories: Poetry, LGBTQ+

What strange gravity draws two people together? What pulls them apart? In The Small Way a woman re-evaluates herself and her marriage as she comes to terms with a spouse's transition. Intimate and powerful, ...

Playing into Silence

By Tina Biello
Categories: Poetry

Growing up during the 50s and 60s in small town Alberta, Pam was keenly aware, by the age of nine, that she was a lesbian. And she also knew well to hide this about herself. Pam would search for books ...

Elemental

By Kate Braid
Categories: Poetry

Usually, we take for granted or plain ignore the Earth we walk on, the Sky above, the Water we drink and bathe in or that falls as rain, the Fire we assume for heat, and the Wood that makes up our landscape ...

All Violet

By Rani Rivera
Categories: Poetry

The posthumous poetry journal of Rani Rivera, Toronto's champion of mental health advocacy and harm reduction. In All Violet, a young woman chronicles the experience of living on the margins, in spaces ...

Refugium

Edited by Yvonne Blomer
Categories: Anthology, Poetry

New poetry written by prize-winning BC poets, musicians, and artists such as Bruce Cockburn, Brian Brett and Lorna Crozier, anthologized by Victoria's city poet-laureate. While in the world of politics ...

Flightpaths

By Heidi Greco
Categories: Poetry, Feminism

On the 120th anniversary of Amelia Earhart's birth and the 80th anniversary of her disappearance, award-winning poet, Heidi Greco revitalizes what we know about the iconic aviator through uplifting and ...

Acquired Community

By Jane Byers
Categories: Poetry, LGBTQ+

Jane Byers' Acquired Community is both a collection of narrative poems about seminal moments in North American lesbian and gay history, mostly post-World War II, and a series of first person poems that ...

Eating Matters

By Kara-Lee MacDonald
Categories: Poetry

Kara-lee MacDonald is a survivor. The poems in Eating Matters are sophisticated explorations of anorexia and bulimia, from within and in retrospect, as the semiautobiographical narrator faces and overcomes ...

In Fine Form

Edited by Sandy Shreve & Kate Braid
Categories: Poetry

In the decade since the publication of the first edition of In Fine Form, there has been a resurgence of Canadian poets writing in "form" - in sonnets and ghazals, triolets and ballads, villanelles and ...