POETRY

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Permanent Carnival Time

By Colin Smith
Subjects: Poetry

'I'd rather have a transorbital lobotomy / Than a transnational economy.' In his new book of poetry, Colin Smith's droll humour and meticulous control of language are metered out to explore the stakes ...

ROMANS/SNOWMARE

By Cam Scott
Subjects: Poetry

Both a daybook of anti-capitalist ideation and a homoerotic reinvention of the prairie long poem, this unique debut resonates with a love of language and experiment.

Written from within the strictures ...

Indianland

By Lesley Belleau
Subjects: Poetry

Indianland is a rich and varied poetry collection. The poems are written from a female and Indigenous point of view and incorporate Anishinaabemowin throughout. Time is cyclical, moving from present day ...

Totem Poles and Railroads

By Janet Rogers
Subjects: Poetry

Totem Poles and Railroads succinctly defines the 500-year-old relationship between Indigenous nations and the corporation of Canada. In this, her fifth poetry collection, Janet Rogers' expands on that ...

Talking to the Diaspora

By Lee Maracle
Subjects: Poetry

In a career that has spanned more than a quarter century, Lee Maracle has earned the reputation as one of Canada's most ardent and celebrated writers. Talking to the Diaspora, Maracle's second book of ...

Burning Daylight

By Christine Fellows
Illustrated by Alicia Smith
Subjects: Poetry

Musical theatre meets poetry in Burning Daylight, a poetry collection and song cycle drawing together the Yukon Gold Rush of the early 20th century and the Arctic iron ore mining mega-projects of the ...

Last Supper

By Aaron Cometbus
Subjects: Poetry

Next door to the chain stores are the cheap restaurants with chipped paint and handwritten signs which will never be featured in the Dining section of the Times. Alongside the renovated lofts are thousands ...

Sin Eater

By Angela Hibbs
Subjects: Poetry

Sin Eater reassembles the seven deadly sins to reflect a modern context and culture. For her third collection, Angela Hibbs explores and dissects the everyday and the extraordinary: literary figures, office ...

Quivering Land

By Roewan Crowe
Illustrated by Paul Robles
Subjects: Poetry

Roewan Crowe's compelling and haunting literary debut, Quivering Land, is a rather queer Western, engaging with poetics and politics to reckon with the legacies of violence and colonization in the West. ...

Begin With the End in Mind

By Emma Healey
Subjects: Poetry

Residing on the border between poetry and prose, Emma Healey masterfully navigates the tension and balance between the two forms. Her writing examines the animate qualities of seemingly inanimate things ...