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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 ...

Le temps premier

La présente rétrospective réunit les trois premiers recueils publiés par Gatien Lapointe, alors dans la vingtaine : «Jour malaisé» (1953), «Otages de la joie» (1955), «Le temps premier» (1962). ...

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. ...

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, ...

Paroles biologiques

By (author) Stéphane Despatie
Categories: Poetry

La poésie de Paroles biologiques est une déambulation dans les paysages intimes d’un individu en quête de repères personnels. S’accumulent tout au long du parcours les signes diffus d’une direction ...

Au nord de ma mémoire

A group of first-generation migrants, their bodies still scarred by the stigmas of exile, regroup in Montréal to play music. Another group hides among library shelves after closing time, in order to ...

Derrière la nuit

By (author) Germaine Beaulieu
Categories: Poetry

Derrière la nuit invite à une réflexion poignante sur la mort. La poète, saisie par le désarroi devant l’inéluctable, fait le récit d’un corps qui se défait et de la parole qui trouve sa puissance ...