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...

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 (...

Poetry / pb / 80pp / March, 2015 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-300-6
/ $17.95

Exploring the labyrinth of memory, Kat Cameron’s poetry moves from prairie homesteads to the homeless in Tokyo. Strange Labyrinth offers elegies to the lost: a husband who died of cystic fibrosis, a skeleton buried near Stonehenge, Rodin’s muse who was consumed by madness. Intimate, insightful, and intellectually complex, these lyric...

Poetry / pb / 80pp / November, 2014 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-306-8
/ $17.95

Rhona McAdam's sixth collection of poems, Ex-ville, reflects upon what we leave behind: the people, places and journeys that shape our lives.

We peer through many doorways in this suburb of the imagination. The poet's move back to Canada from her home in England unfolds in a bittersweet series of poems that...

Poetry / pb / 136pp / July, 2014 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-301-3
/ $19.95

"The voice of Nilofar Shidmehr's poetry moves restlessly between two imagined lives: one, a life rooted in the past and in Iran, a life of strict gendered expectations but also of continuity and familiarity; the other, a life in Canada, relatively uncompromised by gender segregation, but yet still troubled by the pain of exile and others'...