Poetry / pb / 128pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-288-7
/ $18.95

Rainbow Stage-Manchuria, Steve Noyes’s fifth collection, sees him return to the long poem twice over, displaying his range and inventiveness. “Rainbow Stage” presents a 1973 rock concert in real time by the psychedelic Winnipeg band The Next. This sly mélange of panoramic action, wicked lyrics and deft character sketches is a broad...

Poetry / pb / 96pp / October, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-286-3
/ $17.95

Evelyn Lau’s new book of poems, A Grain of Rice, picks up on some of the themes she covered in her last wonderful book, Living Under Plastic. Once again she honours people, in particular family, and the past; the presence and importance of nature in urban spaces; the influence of other writers on her life and in her career as...

Poetry / pb / 128pp / September, 2012 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-287-0
/ $18.95

Though many anthologies purport to establish a new canon, Desperately Seeking Susans simply luxuriates in the ridiculous surfeit of talent we can find in not only Canadian poets, not only female Canadian poets, but female Canadian poets named Susan.
Included in the anthology are works by:

Susan Andrews Grace
...

YVR

Poetry / pb / 128pp / November, 2011 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-280-1

YVR weaves a suite of lyrics into a powerful long poem, a citywide Vancouversong. Combining memoir, civic history, love song, and social critique, it’s a highly personal poem, vividly rooted in Vancouver life, and at the same time a charged portrait of social change. In three parts, it begins in disaffection and disruption, tracks...

Poetry / pb / 72pp / October, 2011 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-281-8
/ $18.95

Day and Night was Dorothy Livesay’s first Governor General’s Award winning title and her first book as an established Vancouver writer. Day and Night emerged out of the struggles of the depression and the societal changes brought about as a result of the Second World War. It was one of the first books with Vancouver content to be awarded the...