Poetry / pb / 80pp / April, 2011 /
ISBN:978-088982-274-0
/ $17.95

Gulf explores the nature of longing and belonging in a transient culture. From its opening assertion, “A neighborhood, no matter / how known, will not slip whole / into your knapsack,” the collection contends home is a portable assortment of minutiae: the taste of dirt, the solace of Home Depot, a pennant of bone. Opening on a child’s...

Poetry / pb / 204pp / October, 2010 /
ISBN:978-088982-266-5
/ $18.95

Winner - 2011 Acorn-Plantos Award for People's Poetry

Two O’clock Creek – Poems New and Selected brings together the best of Bruce Hunter’s previous books of poetry as well as exciting new work that shows the sustained development of a life-long poet. Highly acclaimed by Books in Canada, the Calgary Herald, The...

Poetry / pb / 92pp / April, 2010 /
ISBN:978-088982-262-7
/ $17.95

Living Under Plastic represents a major departure from the author’s previous poetry books. Instead of the obsessive focus on relationships and emotional damage that has characterized much of her earlier work, this book opens up to explore new subjects: family history, illness, death and dying, consumerism, and the natural world. In a tone that...

Poetry / pb / April, 2010 /
ISBN:
/ $14.95

Lester Young has been described as jazz’s first hipster who forever changed the sound of the tenor saxophone. In Prez, Jamie Reid creates an evocative image of Young with poetry and poetic prose that resonates with the fluid notes of Lester’s music.

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Poetry / pb / 144pp / October, 2009 /
ISBN:978-088982-261-0
/ $17.95

Miranda Pearson’s latest collection of poetry, Harbour, looks at ways humans are driven to construct territory in whatever space is available, however borrowed or makeshift. In the first section, “Asylum,” Pearson turns, for the first time in her writing, to her experience of working in psychiatry. We hear the voices of both caregivers and...