Fiction / pb / September, 2015 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-311-2

An artist in China. A bureaucrat in Canada.

On the surface, these pairs appear significantly different. But are they?

Recently separated from Gary, Wendy takes off to China, looking for a transcendent experience. She falls in with two performance artists and has to struggle with questions of artistic praxis, cultural difference...

Poetry / pb / 86pp / June, 2015 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-304-4
/ $19.95

In Waiting for the Albatross, Sandy Shreve has composed found poems using fragments from a diary her father, Jack Shreve, wrote in 1936 when, at age 21, he embarked overseas as a deck hand on a freighter. The five-month voyage took him from Halifax, through the Panama Canal and across the Pacific to New Zealand and Australia; then back...

Poetry / pb / 112pp / June, 2015 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-308-2
/ $17.95

Miranda Pearson’s exquisite poems in The Fire Extinguisher reveal the human psyche in ways that are both painstakingly beautiful and generous. No detail is too small to find a place in her constantly shifting vision. Threaded through with natural imagery—fire, the sea, animals and plants—alongside many references to visual art, these...

Non-Fiction / pb / 128pp / May, 2015 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-314-3
/ $12.95

Foot Notes: Telling Stories of Girls’ Soccer reflects on 35 years coaching girls’ and women’s soccer. It’s a bit memoir, a bit of guidebook, a smattering of literary commentary, a dose of nostalgia and confesstional, sprinkled with some sports journalism. Foot Notes urges attentive listening to other’s stories as it shapes,...

Poetry / pb / 248pp / April, 2015 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-310-5
/ $19.95

Between 1996 and 2011, W. H. New became one of our most inspiring and innovative Canadian poets with the publication of ten volumes of poetry over a span of twenty years: Science Lessons (1996); Raucous (1999); Stone/Rain (2001); Riverbook and Ocean (2002); Night Room (2003); Underwood Log (...