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Poetry

By Kyeren Regehr

In her second book of poetry, Kingston, Ontario, writer Sadiqa de Meijer crafts pieces that examine maternity. The Outer Wards disputes conventional notions of maternal instinct, instead conceiving of motherhood as a self one consciously ... Read More »

June 11, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Sadiqa  de Meijer

In her second book of poetry, Kingston, Ontario, writer Sadiqa de Meijer crafts pieces that examine maternity. The Outer Wards disputes conventional notions of maternal instinct, instead conceiving of motherhood as a self one consciously ... Read More »

June 11, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Mathew Henderson

The best poetry combines robust language use and meaning, not one at the expense of the other. Roguelike, the sophomore collection from Toronto poet Mathew Henderson, delivers both. According to the book’s publisher, Roguelike combines ... Read More »

April 27, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Elana Wolff

The best poetry combines robust language use and meaning, not one at the expense of the other. Roguelike, the sophomore collection from Toronto poet Mathew Henderson, delivers both. According to the book’s publisher, Roguelike combines ... Read More »

April 27, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Nancy Lee

Nancy Lee's debut poetry collection covers familiar territory for the B.C. writer. Her book of stories, 2002’s Dead Girls, won accolades for its unflinching depictions of eroticism, violence against women, and the nature of innocence; ... Read More »

April 13, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Kyla Jamieson

Kyla Jamieson’s debut poetry collection traces the ways trauma manifests within and outside the body. In so doing, the book acts as a mirror onto a world some are unwilling to acknowledge. In “5 Parts ... Read More »

April 9, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews