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Sabotage

Priscila Uppal ISBN 978-1-77126-073-2 $17.00 CDN/USA 98 pages Sabotage is a covert exploration of public and private acts of destruction, disruption, and vandalism in the 21st century. With devious grace, award-winning author Priscila Uppal probes vital sites that are under attack or at risk, such as the human body, the communities and families we live among, and […]

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Some Talk of Being Human

Laura Farina ISBN 978-1-77126-045-9 $17.00 CDN/USA 90 pages It’s been nearly a decade since Laura Farina’s celebrated first book of poetry, This Woman Alphabetical, won the 2006 Archibald Lampman Prize for best book by an Ottawa poet. Farina’s follow-up, Some Talk of Being Human, which she began almost immediately after, is a charming, whimsical and occasionally […]

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Poems Suitable to Current Material Conditions

Frank Davey ISBN 978-1-77126-053-4 $17.00 CDN/USA 132 pages In these mischievous poems about mischievously charming language, Frank Davey shows us how words can be more nimble than we are ourselves, how they take us places we may not have wanted to go, and how likely it is that you’ve already been there. ON FRANK DAVEY’S PREVIOUS […]

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Some Mornings

Nelson Ball ISBN 978-1-77126-057-2 $17.00 CDN/USA 90 pages In Some Mornings, Nelson Ball’s trademark minimalism takes on a new expansiveness. This is a book of both profound joy and mourning. In sharply observed poems about nature—and the nature of people—Ball offers an instruction manual on how to be in the world: how to see beauty in […]

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Carafola

Christine Miscione ISBN 978-1-77126-049-7 $20.00 CDN/USA 238 pages Wretched, masochistic, beautiful, Carofola is a novel about the perils of life decisions; a spellbinding coming-of-age story that is a wild ride through the rapids of one woman’s hyper-aware consciousness. Whether navigating the depths of the hypothetical, or the heights of the real, or overcome with the paralysis […]

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Cinematic Taxi

Corrado Paina ISBN 978-1-77126-065-7 $17.00 CDN/USA 64 pages In Cinematic Taxi, Corrado Paina revisits the poems of Hoarse Legend, first published in 2000. Those poems were an incisive critique of language and race that explored the themes of multicultural city life and personal and social identity. Now in Cinematic Taxi, Paina has returned with a simultaneous […]

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Shouting Your Name Down The Well: Tankas and Haiku

David W. McFadden ISBN 978-1-77126-041-1 $20.00 CDN/USA 168 pages David W. McFadden is Genmai, prolific writer of haiku and tankas. He has been exploring these Japanese forms for six decades, and Shouting Your Name Down The Well is the first full-length collection of this work. The 500 or so poems in this lively volume comprise […]

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YAW

Dani Couture ISBN 978-1-77126-037-4 $17.00 CDN/USA 64 pages       YAW marks a sharp departure in tone and structure from Dani Couture’s previous two acclaimed poetry collections. An almost singular narrative runs through these quiet, powerful poems, a narrative that seeks to examine how far we must go to answer the questions closest to us, […]

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Moon Baboon Canoe

Gary Barwin ISBN 978-1-77126-033-6 $17.00 CDN/USA 88 pages A follow-up to his acclaimed The Porcupinity of the Stars, Moon Baboon Canoe is filled with Gary Barwin’s trademark humour, invention, musicality and craft. These witty and surprising poems confront subjects as diverse as time machines, elves, hummingbirds, birth and cows, yet manage to explore the perennial […]

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Buon Appetito Toronto! The impact of Italian food on the city

Ed. Deborah Verginella ISBN 978-1-77126-032-9 $30.00 CDN/USA 240 pages Ships April 9, 2014 Buon Appetito Toronto! is the story of how Italian-Canadian food culture has evolved in the city and how its influence has helped define our perceptions of what constitutes a good meal. From the convivial social dynamics of the Italian table, to the quest for […]

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