Beyond the Food Court: an Anthology of Literary Cuisines showcases 14 recognized authors from all over the world who call Canada home.
Drawing on her experience as a millennial woman of colour, and writing with humour and a healthy dose of irreverence, Shafi delves into body politics and pop culture, racism and feminism, friendship and allyship. Through it all, she remains positive without being saccharine, and hopeful without being naive.
In the introduction to Rising Tides, Sandilands states that climate change stories “focus increasingly on thornier questions of persistence, adaptation, resistance, and renewal” instead of apocalypse. Ultimately, the short fiction, poetry and personal climate testimonies in this climate change anthology are about hope.
The essays in Margin of Interest showcase the rich history of poetry in the Canadian Maritimes, recognizing the drawbacks of regional frameworks while finding power and beauty in the literary traditions of writers who exist on the margins of Canadian poetry and culture.
How the ocean has changed in those fifty years when I first saw pictures of submarines, diving bells and giant whale sharks! Ocean Journalist Laura Trethewey updates us on its condition in her first book, The Imperilled Ocean, published by New Brunswick's Goose Lane Editions.
In Maine by John N. Cole is an exceptional revised edition of one of Mr. Cole's best books, that can be picked up and read again and again.
When Tightrope Books claims these are the "best" essays written in the 2018 calendar year, they are not just blowing hot air. There are seventeen skillfully written essays on all sorts of topics here.