The Zone is a timely read. Wood suggests that contemporary society, with its disconnect with nature and its emphasis on materialism, is in more need of the Zone than ever before.
Rhona McAdam explores our relationship to the living world and challenges the constraints of contemporary poetry in her latest collection, Larder.
Field Notes on Listening is a response to our lack of connection to the land we call home, the difficult history of how many of us came to be here and what we could discover if we listened deeply to the world around us.
n: lost in thought prose poems is an exploration of the timelessness of one human’s connection with nature in a busy city.
In Hunger Moon, Deborah Banks explores these themes on the quiet landscape of her rural life. Here her interactions in the wide hush of a slowed world bring her a sense of community with those around her and with the great healing quality of the land that sustains us.
In this article, author Wanda Baxter revisits Philip Lee's "Restigouche: The Long Run of the Wild River".
Bill Arnott visits a Nanaimo BC bookshop and purchases a copy of Robin Wall Kimmerer’s Braiding Sweetgrass, which he reviews here.
Blending memoir and nature writing at its best, Svensson’s journey to understand the eel becomes an exploration of the human condition that delves into overarching issues about our roots and destiny, both as humans and as animals, and, ultimately, how to handle the biggest question of all: death. The result is a gripping and slippery narrative that will surprise and enchant.
While Crossing the Field is Deborah Banks's debut book of poetry. Her poems take us out onto the land where experiences in the natural world are filtered through the internal landscape of longing, presence, gratitude, and attentiveness.
One man, one dog, a grand adventure across the Newfoundland wilderness.
Unconventional and candid, Marjorie compresses personal experience into a taut and informal poetry that convey exceptional observations.