Burnham's poetry works at the edges of meaning, propriety, and the commodification of language. Combining elements of found textthe overheard, the over-readhe recasts his findings in various combinations that are unique to their presentation on the page. The essentials of language, how people use itand how it uses themis Burnham's main concern.Read More
Heather Haley’s poetry is tough, irreverent, and in-your-face. She asks all the questions that a nice girl’s not supposed to ask. Down back roads and highways, her characters long to possess the past and harness the future. Cowboys, car accidents, broken hearts, dead lovers—and potential violence—hover like heat on the horizon.Read More
Signs of the Times reunites the poetry of Bud Osborn and the woodprints of Vancouver printmaker and painter Richard Tetrault. As with their first collaboration, Oppenheimer Park, Signs of the Times is both an unflinching look at Vancouvers Downtown Eastside and a beautiful object in its own right.
From the distinctly urban to the emotionally uncompromising, these three women express, each in her own voice, a cry, a laugh, a screamthe hybrid of which culminates in the call for imprint: A Siren Tattoo.Read More
Powered by lush imagery and lyricism, the poems in The Sleep of Four Cities use the city as a metaphor for the complexity of self. This book invites the reader to take a journey through multiple citiescities of memory, of desire, of imagination, of discovery, of losswith only the map of language as a guide.Read More