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  • [sic]

    [sic]

    [sic] thus written, error mine. Sic to incite to attack, especially as a command to a dog: “Sic ‘em!” Siccingpoetry on you. That’s sick, as in, awesome. Or ill and sickly. Either way, the (gendered...

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  • Forgetting the Holocaust

    Forgetting the Holocaust

    In Forgetting the Holocaust, Ron Charach reflects on his life as a Jew raised in post-Holocaust Canada. Charach’s poems look back on a life of accomplishment and reflect, sometimes with broad come...

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  • Confessions of an Empty Purse

    Confessions of an Empty Purse

    Confessions of an Empty Purse is a poetic transmemoir of passion and fear, laughter, nightmares and dysphoria, preservation, degradation, dreams and pride … and it really happened. I was – am – there.

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  • Autopsy of a Turvy World

    Autopsy of a Turvy World

    Sheri-D Wilson, winner of the 2005 WGA Stephan G Stephansson award for best book of poetry, presents a scalpel-sharp view of 21st century afflictions such as noise pollution, airport security, and ...

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  • Fallacies of Motion

    Fallacies of Motion

    These poems were taken from a diary of poems and sketches kept over forty years. In retrospect they have a repeating pattern of awareness and lack of awareness, of uncomfortably being in society an...

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  • Yes.

    Yes.

    “Witness” is a fine word to describe Rosemary Griebel’s attitude to life, to writing. Not just witness in the sense of one who sees what anyone in the same place would see, but witness in the relig...

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  • Dance, Gladys, Dance

    Dance, Gladys, Dance

    WINNER OF THE 2013 Stephen Leacock Award for Canadian Humour Writing! 27-year-old Frieda Zweig is at an impasse. Behind her is a string of failed relationships and half-forgotten ambitions of being...

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  • kiyam

    kiyam

    Through poems that move between the two languages, McIlwraith explores the beauty of the intersection between nêhiyawêwin, the Plains Cree language, and English, âkayâsîmowin. Written to honour her...

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  • Goddess Gone Fishing for a Map of the Universe

    Goddess Gone Fishing for a Map of the Universe

    Goddess Gone Fishing for a Map of the Universe transports you into the “now” of metaphysical possibility, to fly between solitude and wild abandon, from Buddha blink to cosmic flare. At once organ...

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  • Campfire Ghost Stories

    Campfire Ghost Stories

    Collection of creepy, ghoulish, scary, comforting, weird, paranormal, unnerving stories appropriate to telling around a campfire for all ages.

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  • Continuations 2

    Continuations 2

    "Most long poems contain lyric occasions. Here is an amazingly sustained lyric that contains traces of other commodities." -Robert Kroetsch Sheila Murphy and Douglas Barbour extend their singular p...

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  • Outcasts of River Falls

    Outcasts of River Falls

    A shock is in store for well-bred young Toronto lady Kathryn when she travels to Alberta to live with her aunt. After the death of her father, Kathryn must go to live with her Aunt Belle in Albert...

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  • People Who Disappear

    People Who Disappear

    People Who Disappear is the haunting debut book of short fiction from one of Canada's brightest literary up-and-comers, Alex Leslie. In polished, poetic prose Leslie intelligently explores the noti...

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  • While the Sun is Above Us

    While the Sun is Above Us

    While The Sun Is Above Us takes readers deep into the extraordinary world of Sudan through the intertwined narratives of two women. In the midst of a bloody civil war, Adut is brutally captured and...

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  • Personals

    Personals

    These are not love poems. These are almost-love poems. Jittery, plaintive, and fresh, Personals is voiced through a startling variety of speakers who continually rev themselves up to the challenge ...

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  • Voices of the Land

    Voices of the Land

    The sound of the wind across a Prairie field, the smell of grass on the first day of spring, the vocalization of birds in the early morning woods, the silence of the lake at night interrupted by ca...

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  • Western Taxidermy

    Western Taxidermy

    "Roadkill stuffed and presented as art, an OB/GYN appointment gone horribly wrong, and government spies with a weakness for salmon bagels and Timmy Ho’s.Tender, satirical, and occasionally absurd, ...

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  • Nobody Cries at Bingo

    Nobody Cries at Bingo

    Author and narrator Dawn Dumont paints a picture which goes beyond many cultural stereotypes. She talks about drinking and bingo and the toughness needed to deal with bullying by the other natives ...

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  • The Cast Stone

    The Cast Stone

    Ben Robe is a retired political science professor who has returned to his reserve at Moccasin Lake, Saskatchewan, to live out his life in relative peace and solitude. But the complications of a sud...

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  • dear Hermes...

    dear Hermes...

    By turns joyous and adventurous, melancholy and nostalgic, Michelle Smith's debut collection of poems showcases a wide-ranging fascination with places, people, and story. Smith's limpid and humane ...

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  • The Metabolism of Desire

    The Metabolism of Desire

    The fact that Cavlacanti’s friend, Dante Alighieri, was a supremely fine poet ought not blind us to Cavalcanti’s own, rather different excellence. Both men were attracted to the dolce stil nuovo, t...

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  • Pretenders

    Pretenders

    Is the need to play a role a threat to the throne of Sevildom? Back from exile to claim the throne of Sevildom, Ev’rel must play the frail princess with the Demish to claim power as she is tempted...

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  • Far Arena

    Far Arena

    One thousand years in the future... Two descendant races of humanity square off over their political differences as Sevolite Prince Amel’s life hangs in the balance. The neo-feudal Sevolites fina...

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  • Righteous Anger

    Righteous Anger

    Righteous Anger is about Horth Nersal — the child of a marriage between enemies undertaken to end a war. The fighting did stop but the war of ideology continued with sometimes lethfal results for l...

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  • The Shore Girl

    The Shore Girl

    Rebee Shore’s life is fragmented. She’s forever on the move, ricocheting around Alberta, guided less than capably by her dysfunctional mother Elizabeth. The Shore Girl follows Rebee from her todd...

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  • Courtesan Prince

    Courtesan Prince

    The Saga begins... When Earth’s first attempt to conquer the far reaches of space was thwarted by the failure of a faster than light transportation system, the first colonists were abandoned. Sub...

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  • Turning Tiger

    Turning Tiger

    Take one state of the art fully armed sentient military attack robot, let it go rogue, then set the US army and more robots after it. And let it happen in down town USA. If things get bad, have it ...

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  • Coyote's Song

    Coyote's Song

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Sara used to be a back-up singer in a band. She left her singi...

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  • Listen!

    Listen!

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Liz invites her sister, Roma, and two friends to dinner. The f...

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  • Tribb's Troubles

    Tribb's Troubles

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Tribb has always been a thinker, not a doer. But he needs to d...

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  • Cake Date

    Cake Date

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Max wants to date Mona. Max has ...

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  • Potluck

    Potluck

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Mel questions the freshness of m...

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  • The Perfect Man

    The Perfect Man

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Tess, who has a clear idea of th...

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  • Love of My Life

    Love of My Life

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Don and Dell got married a long ...

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  • The Test

    The Test

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Dan has studied hard to pass an ...

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  • The Change

    The Change

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Lily works in a store. One day L...

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  • Inside Out

    Inside Out

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary photostory is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) students who are beginning readers. Nan is ecstatic. A date with Rod...

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  • The Break-In

    The Break-In

    This high-interest, low-vocabulary novella is intended for adult basic education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) readers. Marcus and Alex have two things in common - they each have a b...

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  • Treasure Island

    Treasure Island

    The adventure story told in Treasure Island has become a part of popular folklore. John Sutherland discusses the novel’s place in Stevenson's biography and oeuvre in his learned and lively critical...

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  • The Painter's Craft

    The Painter's Craft

    A mystery set around an artist’s studio in Toronto. A Toronto artist finds herself in the unlikely role of amateur sleuth as she sets about unraveling the strange death of her mentor, a renowned a...

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