Poetry / pb / August, 2016 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-312-9
/ $17.95

In Tumour, her latest collection of poems, Evelyn Lau writes on the edge between her present daily life, filled with its delicious and disturbing ironies, and her remembrance of a past both celebrated and blemished by misunderstanding and cultural collisions.

There is boldness in these poems as Lau confronts the inevitable...

Poetry / pb / 96pp / August, 2016 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-298-6
/ $17.95

Belly Full of Rocks, Tyler B. Perry’s second book of poetry, delves deep into the psyches of Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, the Huntsman, Mama Bear, and other fairy tale characters as they struggle to piece together their broken lives. The wolf, bloated, torn and battered, is pulled by a dark hunger into the city. A rebellious Red Riding...

Poetry / pb / 80pp / May, 2016 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-307-5
/ $17.95

Susan Telfer’s intense poems in Ghost Town are possessed of a wild brilliance all their own. There is a raw, unruly, exhumed energy coming to the surface of these poems, which is the source of their power. This book’s themes are identity, a struggle for self, invention and re-invention, against the undertow of family dysfunction, of...

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...