POETRY

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Shifting Baseline Syndrome

By (author) Aaron Kreuter
Categories: Poetry
Series: Oskana Poetry & Poetics

Shifting Baseline Syndrome is a satirical and searing collection of poetry obsessed with television, oceans, Jewish history, and time. Aaron Kreuter asks the hard questions: what is it like to have an ...

On Her Own Terms

By (author) Carolyn Gammon
Categories: Poetry

Internationally acclaimed author Carolyn Gammon conjures a kind and unflinching portrait of her mother’s memory loss—ultimately revealing the love, joy and life which remain even as memory fades. ...

The City That Is Leaving Forever

By (author) Rahat Kurd & Sumayya Syed
Categories: Anthologies: general

The City That Is Leaving Forever is a unique twenty-first-century time capsule: an instant-message exchange between Kashmir and British Columbia spanning more than five years in the lives of two Muslim ...

Inside the Pearl

By (author) Jude Neale
Categories: Poetry by form: Haiku
Series: Essential Poets Series

Longlisted for the Magpie Award for Poetry

Inspired by contemporary English language haiku, accomplished poet, Jude Neale, explores ordinary objects through both poetry and photography in her new collection, ...

awâsis — kinky and dishevelled

By (author) Louise B. Halfe
Categories: Poetry

There are no pronouns in Cree for gender; awâsis (which means illuminated child) reveals herself through shapeshifting, adopting different genders, exploring the English language with merriment, and ...

Moldovan Hotel

By (author) Leah Horlick
Categories: The Holocaust

In 2017, Leah Horlick travelled to Romania to revisit the region her Jewish ancestors fled. What she unearthed there is an elaborate web connecting conscious worlds to subconscious ones, fascism to neofascisms, ...

Our Farm in the City

A child and her mother find great beauty and adventures on an experimental farm right in the middle of the city of Ottawa With her mother, she explores the arboretum, the amazing gardens, the fields of ...

Black Matters

By (author) Afua Cooper
By (photographer) Wilfried Raussert
Categories: Poetry

Halifax’s former Poet Laureate Afua Cooper and photographer Wilfried Raussert collaborate in this book focused on everyday Black experiences. The result is a jambalaya — a dialogue between image and ...

DR SAD

By (author) David Bateman
Categories: Fiction: general and literary
Series: ISSN

DR SAD is a cross-country, cross-campus tragicomedy of manners. Leaping between queer Toronto and small-town BC, this novel interrogates art, aging, teaching, and how we create ourselves within an ever-changing ...

I Am Still Your Negro

By (author) Valerie Mason-John
Foreword by George Elliott Clarke
Categories: Poetry
Series: Robert Kroetsch Series

Spoken-word poet Valerie Mason-John unsettles readers with potent images of ongoing trauma from slavery and colonization. Her narratives range from the beginnings of the African Diaspora to the story ...