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...

Young Adult Fiction / pb / 176pp / March, 2016 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-305-1
/ $14.95

"There's a person here, Roof. You need to come home."

"Here where? In the house? You let a stranger in the house?"

"Well she's just a girl. Or like a young woman or whatever."

My phone was fading again. It does that. Mom got it as a cheap add-on to her own cell.

Or: Maybe the stranger had her hands around Josie's...

Non-Fiction / pb / 128pp / February, 2016 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-318-1
/ $19.95

Emilio Picariello is a character who captures the imagination. An entrepreneur to the core, he immigrated to New York from Italy as a young man of 20, and four years later, he had two small stores—one in Toronto and one in Montreal. Like many others, however, Picariello heard the call to head west and landed in Fernie with his young family in...

Fiction / pb / September, 2015 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-311-2
/ $21.95

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...