Exploring what it means to be alive in this increasingly contradictory, unjust, and frightening era in human history, award-winning poet Michael Trussler grapples with the beauty and violence of the present in his new collection, The History Forest.
Though they started from Sheryda Warrener's impulse to see herself more clearly, the poems in Test Piece ended up becoming more expansive meditations on seeing and vision.
In Surface Tension, poetry is liquefied. Flowing away from meaning, letters and words gather and pool into puddles of poetry; street signs and logos reflected in the oily sheen of polluted gutters of rainwater.
In addition to searing new work, Nomenclature collects eight volumes of Brand’s poetry published between 1982 and 2010 and includes a critical introduction by the literary scholar and theorist Christina Sharpe.
One sister runs away and the other stays behind. But what happens when the dutiful sister has to impersonate the rebel? In her page-turning exploration of familial loyalty, resentment, secrets, and grief, Lilian Nattel explores the meaning and reach of family bonds.
Durable Goods is a book of a sharply imagined poems about everyday technology. Writing in the Dinggedicht or thing-poem tradition of poets like Rilke, Ponge, and Marianne Moore, James Pollock calls to surprising life everything from microwaves to kettles, sprinklers to umbrellas, with a precision both unerring and effortless.
Much pleasure awaits the reader of Blue Portugal, Theresa Kishkan’s collection of ten essays that sing individually and re-engage with each other throughout the volume.
From poet and visual artist Frederick McDonald, an illuminating collection that explores the intricacies of existing within two worlds.
The prestigious and highly anticipated annual anthology of the best Canadian and international poetry from the 2022 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist.
A compassionate and funny novel about defining yourself, the communities that support us, and the journeys that secrets propel.
Poised between clarity and complexity, precision and ambiguity, Phoebe Wang’s poems capture the dilemma of unsettled citizenship. Her second collection is Waking Occupations.
From LAMBDA Literary Award winner Sina Queyras, Rooms offers a peek into the defining spaces a young queer writer moved through as they found their way from a life of chaos to a life of the mind.
Rachel Rose’s finely tuned sense of irony is evident in this collection, which embraces the strange and unexpected, exploring the outer limits of empathy and forgiveness.
Fishing With Tardelli contemplates the relations among four parents ― mother, father, stepfather, and a Brazilian fishing companion ― and the author.
In attempting to bring a suspected war criminal to justice, a lawyer wrestles with power, accountability, and her Jewish identity.