Poetry / pb / 104pp / October, 2017 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-317-4
/ $17.95

In Fragments, Desire, at once a love poem and an homage to Roland Barthes’ A lover’s Discourse, Onjana Yawnghwe has created what she refers to as her own “dictionary of love.” Out of loss and loneliness and the need for connection comes her poem of self realization and affirmation. “In a world in which I felt misunderstood,...

Poetry / pb / 128pp / September, 2017 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-324-2
/ $17.95

What is a neighbourhood? What holds it together? What tears it apart? A geography, social networks, resources such as parks and schools, gardens and community centres, shops (butcher, baker, coffee shop, hairdresser, barber), church or temple, synagogue or mosque, the houses next door across the lane or over the road, sidewalks, trees, fences...

Poetry / pb / August, 2016 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-312-9
/ $17.95

In Tumour, her latest collection of poems, Evelyn Lau writes on the edge between her present daily life, filled with its delicious and disturbing ironies, and her remembrance of a past both celebrated and blemished by misunderstanding and cultural collisions.

There is boldness in these poems as Lau confronts the inevitable...

Poetry / pb / 96pp / August, 2016 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-298-6
/ $17.95

Belly Full of Rocks, Tyler B. Perry’s second book of poetry, delves deep into the psyches of Red Riding Hood, the Wolf, the Huntsman, Mama Bear, and other fairy tale characters as they struggle to piece together their broken lives. The wolf, bloated, torn and battered, is pulled by a dark hunger into the city. A rebellious Red Riding...

Poetry / pb / 80pp / May, 2016 /
ISBN:978-0-88982-307-5
/ $17.95

Susan Telfer’s intense poems in Ghost Town are possessed of a wild brilliance all their own. There is a raw, unruly, exhumed energy coming to the surface of these poems, which is the source of their power. This book’s themes are identity, a struggle for self, invention and re-invention, against the undertow of family dysfunction, of...