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Living in Paradise

Pier Giorgio Di Cicco ISBN 1-894469-05-4 $19.95 CDN 172 pp Afterword by Dennis Lee After fifteen years of publishing silence, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco is back. Living in Paradise contains his best poetry from the seventies and eighties along with his first new poetry since he left the literary world to join a monastery. As […]

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Learning Russian

Diana Fitzgerald Bryden ISBN 1-894469-00-3 $12.95 CDN 72 pp Does the past mean only what we want it to? Can anything at all be learned from a photgraph of a scrap of forgotten language? In Learning Russian, Diana Fitzgerald Bryden asks these and other questions with clear-eyed, compelling honesty, as she examines the seductive lure […]

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Late in a Slow Time

Carole Glasser-Langille ISBN 1-894469-097 $14.95 CDN 120 pp Late in a Slow Time is an intricate book that deftly marks the “little monumental changes” that make up our daily lives. In poems about the contradictory nature of wonder, suffering, and acceptance, Carole Glasser Langille shows us “how fine-tuned this unanswered world is.” In her search […]

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The Last Thing Standing

Ann Shin ISBN 1-894469-03-8 $12.95 CDN 64 pp In The Last Thing Standing, Shin pulls away floors and ceilings in a thoughtful meditation on the concept of home. From the many lives contained within four walls of a house, to the mortar and beams that keep it standing, she is a telling witness to the […]

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In the Terrible Weather of Guns

John B. Lee ISBN 1-894469-100 $14.95 CDN 136 pp In the Terrible Weather of Guns is a book of poems and short prose pieces that tell the story of the life and times of Irish immigrant, Joseph Willcocks. Arriving in Upper Canada penniless in 1800, he was by turns a personal secretary, sheriff of the […]

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Imagining Toronto

Amy Lavender Harris ISBN 978-1-894469-39-5 $21.95 CDN / US 336 pp In Imagining Toronto, Amy Lavender Harris ventures deep into the imagined city — the Toronto of fiction, poetry, and essays — where she dowses for meaning in the literature of the city on the lake as its inhabitants understand, remember, and dream it. By […]

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Icarus Redux

Matt Santateresa ISBN 1-894469-12-7 $14.95 CDN 96 pp In his third collection, Icarus Redux, Matt Santateresa’s poems come alive with the intelligence and wit that are his trademark. Whether creating luminous dreamscapes or meditating on Ovid by the Black Sea, Santateresa gets below the surface of images and into their substance. In the titular sequence, […]

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The Honeymoon Wilderness

Pier Giorgio Di Cicco ISBN 1-894469-097 $14.95 CDN 120 pp The Honeymoon Wilderness is Pier Giorgio Di Cicco’s first full-length collection of new poetry to be published since 1986 when he withdrew from the world of literature to join a monastery. These are poems of fear and wonder from a man deeply engaged in the […]

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The Dowry of Education

Corrado Paina ISBN 1-894469-20-8 $16.95 CDN $12.95 88 pp In The Dowry of Education, Corrado Paina offers readers a rich representation of the many elements that comprise an adult education: from the perceptions of the world as a three year old to the drug induced visions of a junkie, to the lessons of love learned […]

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The Dark Time of Angels

Pier Giorgio Di Cicco ISBN 1-894469-143 $14.95 CDN $12.95 US 96 pp In The Dark Time of Angels, Pier Giorgio Di Cicco continues the exploration of spiritual themes that he began in the critically acclaimed The Honeymoon Wilderness, which Michael Redhill in The Globe and Mail called, “a startling and beautiful work.” Personal yet universal, […]

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