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Uncharted

Uncharted

Sabyasachi Nag ISBN 9781771262484 $17.00 CDN/USA 94 pages Moving through geographies; through everyday bric-a-brac; through apparitions inherited and invented; through matters of flesh and make-believe this collection weaves portraits of violence, despair and bewilderment, generating a range of new relationships and meaning. Informed equally by circumstances of race, history and politics, each poem in the […]

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Recovery Community

Conor Mc Donnell ISBN 9781771262606 $17.00 CDN/USA 84 pages Recovery Community explores intimate connections between deftly-layered moments of trauma illness and loss. This collection of poems, shot through with personal and professional experiences from physician-poet Conor Mc Donnell, recruits actors addicts and artists to a Greek-chorus rallying call: first-time experimenters are serenaded by the drugs […]

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This is About Angels, Women, and Men

Chantel Lavoie ISBN 9781771262446 $17.00 CDN/USA 100 pages This Is About Angels, Women, and Men separates women and men from the angels, even as it suggests they are one and the same. In sections titled Brothers, Sisters, Consorts, Offspring, and Refuse, Chantel Lavoie intimates that the familial can be more foreign than familiar. These relationships, […]

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Love and Other Failed Religions

Dane Swan ISBN 9781771262682 $17.00 CDN/USA 118 pages “There is no messiah here.” The most popular religion on earth was founded by a Jewish man who travelled the Roman Empire. He allegedly challenged religious leaders while preaching the importance of love. He was persecuted in his time, but eventually his preachings flourished. Centuries later (in […]

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Each Blossom Makes Horses Tremble

Each Blossom Makes Horses Tremble

Glen Downie ISBN: 9781771262521 $17.00 CDN/USA 98 Pages You can understand this by breathing on a mirror. What are these writings? Aphorisms? Cryptic telegrams? The sound of one hand clapping? Perhaps all the above. In Each Blossom Makes Horses Tremble, his second collection working with the given, Glen Downie presents fractured versions of success in human […]

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The Loudest Thing

Joshua Levy ISBN 9781771262361 $17.00 CDN/USA 80 pages   The Loudest Thing is a love letter to family and the complex history of blood, to failed relationships and the magic left behind, to the dance of a happy marriage across decades, to friendship, travel, coming home. Funny, honest, and seductive—Joshua Levy finds the silver lining […]

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Swallows Playing Chicken

David Menear 9781771262286 $20.00 CDN/USA David Menear is most often described as an edgy, urgent, gritty and sometimes ‘transgressive’ short story writer with a soft heart and a sense of humour. You find him at that place where Salinger meets Cormac McCarthy for bourbon and biscuits. In the random and weaved stories of “Swallows Playing Chicken,” Menear […]

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Deboning a Dragon

Julie Hartley 9781771262323 $17.00 CDN/USA In her debut poetry collection, Julie Hartley has captured the lived experience of a life in motion–a travelogue that moves in rhythmic language from a childhood in England through restless travels around the globe. Hartley is a poet who can say, “You’ll never know if there are others / picking your route […]

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Doubter’s Hymnal

Laura Cok ISBN 9781771262088 $17.00 CDN/USA 100 pages In strikingly assured poems of formal and informal grace, Laura Cok’s explores the compelling nature of faith and its loss and the shifting dynamics of family life. Steering clear of sentimentality, and with a wry look at the vagaries of coming of age, Cok has created a […]

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Unless Acted Upon

Tim Conley ISBN 9781771262125 $17.00 CDN/USA 92 pages Unless Acted Upon, a book which in its heart of hearts wants to be a Rube Goldberg machine, explores different kinds of forces and movements. It applies the laws of motion (classical and textbook physics) to human relationships and institutions. It asks, “isn’t emotion a / combo […]

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