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 / 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'...

Poetry / pb / 88pp / November, 2013 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-296-2
/ $17.95

Rarely does a writer surprise and delight her reader with such beauty, subtlety and subversive vulnerability. Status Update, Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang’s second book of poetry, is a collection of epigraph poems, each one composed in response to an entry pulled from a real status update posted on Facebook. Tsiang plays with a wide variety of...