Leaving Mile End is Jon Paul Fiorentino’s seventh collection of poetry and tenth book—a collection of poems that documents the daily din and clatter of cafés, galleries, and dive bars that make up Mile End in Montreal, perhaps the most artistically vibrant neighbourhood in the world.Read More
Lonesome Monsters is a collection of prose and poetry from Vancouver writer Bud Osborn. Mr. Osborns writing is as much chronicle, confession, testimony, as it is poetryan unwavering account of inner-city struggle and the tenacity of the human spirit.
The poems in this collection reach for something other than truth, the marvelous. Leaves fall out of coat sleeves, Gandhi swims in Burrard Inlet. The poems are like empty coats from which the inhabitants have recently escaped, leaving behind images as clues to their identity.Read More
Whether considering the simplicity of a butterfly in flight or the terror of a cancer diagnosis, Heidi Greco confronts the world head-on, yet always with the fresh eyes of the stranger in our midst. The issues she addresses belong to the world; the settings she employs are international.Read More
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