Poetry / pb / 112pp / April, 2006 /
ISBN:978-088982-225-2
/ $17.95

In the foreword to this moving, honest and luminous collection of poems, Laurie Block inscribes the last coherent words his mother said to him: I used to be quite fond of you. Shortly after that, she lost what remained of her senses and sank into the vegetative state in which she spent her last years. Lights Out, the first section of Time...

Poetry / pb / 88pp / April, 2006 /
ISBN:978-088982-221-4
/ $16.95

In Cartography, her fifth collection of poetry, Rhona McAdam weaves an imaginative passage through the territories of love, work, family and aging. The journeys she takes her readers on are odd, familiar and memorable: we travel with her through startling and sensuous reflections on love, office paperwork and corporate layoffs; teen murder,...

Poetry / pb / 80pp / March, 2006 /
ISBN:9780889822238
/ $16.95

Touching Ecuador is a long poem in four voices, following the interconnected observations of a modern-day tourist-traveller, a struggling castaway, a disillusioned preacher, and an Everyman weaver who tries to come to terms with mountain histories and a mountain home. Everywhere these four observers find a landscape rich in words:...

Poetry / pb / 130pp / October, 2005 /
ISBN:9780889822115
/ $17.95

In The Thing About Dying, Tremblay reflects on the nature of dying and death. Her subjects include old men and younger brothers, sisters and mothers, as well as reflections on the deaths inflicted by murderous cats. Tremblay writes with irreverent humour and luminous insight about the perils of religion and the powerful connection...

Poetry / pb / 80pp / September, 2005 /
ISBN:978-088982-213-1
/ $16.95

The poems in this book are poignant and honest, touched with ambivalence, emotion and spirituality. Following the last months of her husband’s life Leanne McIntosh passes through the disorientation of diagnosis, the discomfort of a new reality, the amazement that almost anything can become routine, until eventually sadness gives way/pressed...