April is poetry month!
I believe poetry is the people’s art form. I believe it belongs to all of us, that whether we are readers, writers, or listeners, poetry’s vast world has a little nook for each of us.
These poems are unapologetically Atlantic Canadian. Even though King-Campbell’s collection traverses the world, it is centred with these roots in Atlantic Canada.
Part long poem, part investigation, this true story begins with a whale encounter and then dives into the affair of the École en bateau, a French countercultural school aboard a boat.
burninghouse peels away the veneer of the speaker’s existence to reveal the hypocritical inconsistencies that lie beneath, including weaning children, decorum in elevators, and homelessness.
Never mind the bylines, here’s the poetry!
miramichi flash showcase
6th Annual New Brunswick Book Awards Shortlist
Meadowlands – home to the family of Morris and Harriet Scovil at the beginning of the 20th century; nine hundred acres of interval and forest land at Scovil Point on the St. John River across from Gagetown, New Brunswick; a farm that produced hay and horses; a place that nurtured the life of a remarkable family.
If you like your stories to follow a straight line, this quintuplet may give you whiplash. Each one invites you into an introspective world of intense emotions, whether for a…
Cat hasn’t been to Montgomery Falls, the town her family founded, since she was twelve years old. Since the summer she discovered she could do things that no normal twelve-year-old could do. Since she had her first kiss with Riley Fraser. Since she destroyed their friendship.
Now, five years later, she’s back and Riley has disappeared.
A canoe trip that spans decades of historical reflection, offering a unique perspective on the Restigouche, its impact on the people who live beside and along the river, and their impact on this natural phenomenon.
I don’t often read poetry, but when I do, I like it to be moderately straightforward and logical, able to reach my heart and stir emotions, buried deep as they…
Just in time for maple syrup season, this read-aloud picture book makes the perfect introduction to maple syrup, where it comes from and how it is made.
The much-anticipated Atlantic Book Awards shortlist has been announced and The Miramichi Reader has reviewed a good portion of them over the past year or so. Thirteen, to be exact! Here are all the categories with links to the reviews. Congrats to all those that made this list!
The New Brunswick Book Awards judges have made their difficult decisions and selected the shortlisted titles for the 6th annual New Brunswick Book Awards!
Since Part 1 of TMR’s Recommended Reads for 2020/2021, there have been many more wonderful reads crossing our collective desks…