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Alice Burdick ISBN 13: 978-1-894469-70-8 $16.95 CDN/US 80 pp In her follow-up to 2008’s Flutter, former big-city-dweller Alice Burdick explores nature and the small town, taking a cue from children learning their voices: “All I see are trucks, / trucks and ducks.” With a blend of playful narrative and an Ashberyesque collage approach, Burdick paints […]

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In This Thin Rain

Nelson Ball ISBN 13: 978-1-894469-66-1 $16.95 CDN/US 82 pp In his first full-length poetry collection since 2004, Nelson Ball, Canada’s most renowned minimalist, offers up compressed meditations — ranging from the whimsical to the mournful — on clouds, birds, insects, trees live and dead, water-stained walls, crumbling windmills, and hyphenation. Ball’s poems are meticulously polished gems that move through […]

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