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Meanwhile: The Critical Writings of bpNichol

by bp Nichol & Roy Miki

Meanwhile comprises a substantial collection of bpNichol’s critical writing from the mid-1960s to the year of his death, 1988.


The City Still Breathing

by Matthew Heiti

A northern gothic noir, The City Still Breathing is an acid-washed love letter to the 1980s.


Minor Episodes / Major Ruckus

by Garry Thomas Morse

Includes Minor Episodes, a tribute to surrealist narrative and film technique, and Major Ruckus, a parody of speculative fiction.


For Display Purposes Only

by David Seymour

Poems that borrow from the lexicon of filmmaking to let us find some solace in our facades.


Sub Divo

by Norm Sibum

Quasi-satirical invectives, addresses, and epistrophes from Canada's best cranky poet.


Need Machine

by Andrew Faulkner

Need Machine clamours through the brain like an unruly marching band.


Self-Portrait Without a Bicycle

by Jessica Hiemstra

These poems stitch loss to memory, to colours and smells, to tastes of past and present, canvas and ink.


The Politics of Knives

by Jonathan Ball

Ball's poems of menace and horror promise to make him the Stephen King of verse.


The Collected Poems of Miriam Waddington

by Miriam Waddington & Ruth Panofsky

Miriam Waddington's verse is deceptively accessible: it is personal but never private, emotional but not confessional, thoughtful but never cerebral. The subtlety of her craft is the hallmark of a modernist...


The Wrong World

by Bertram Brooker & Gregory Betts

Bertram Brooker won the country's first Governor General's Award for literature in 1936 for his novel Think of the Earth, and his explosive, experimental paintings hang in every major gallery in the country....


English Poems and Writings

by Paul Tagney

A significant collection of truly artistic and original poetry and prose was created by Paul Tagney's natural ability to record his unique perspectives on life's special moments. These include inspirations from...


Wabusk Outside the Wire / Nanook Looking In

by Joseph Boyden

"Wabusk Outside the Wire / Nanook Looking In" is Joseph Boyden's contribution to Northwords, a cross-platform project that takes urban Canadian writers to some of the world's most extreme environments.

Introduced...


Homeland

by Alissa York

"Homeland" is Alissa York's contribution to Northwords, a cross-platform project that takes urban Canadian writers to some of the world’s most extreme environments.

Introduced by award-winning journalist and...


Torngat Mountains, A New Waiver

by Noah Richler

"Torngat Mountains, A New Waiver" is Noah Richler's contribution to Northwords, a cross-platform project that takes urban Canadian writers to some of the world’s most extreme environments.

Introduced by award-winning...


Torngat Sketches

by Sarah Leavitt

"Torngat Sketches" is Sarah Leavitt's contribution to Northwords, a cross-platform project that takes urban Canadian writers to some of the world's most extreme environments.

Introduced by award-winning journalist...


Samuel's New Voyage

by Rabindranath Maharaj

"Samuel's New Voyage" is Rabindranth Maharaj's contribution to Northwords, a cross-platform project that takes urban Canadian writers to some of the world’s most extreme environments.

Introduced by award-winning...


Collected Later Novels

by Anne Hebert

This attractive trade paperback collection of Anne Hebert's later novels includes some of the most accomplished and best loved fiction of her more than sixty-year career, and features an introduction by her...


The City of Words

by Alberto Manguel

In the 2007 CBC Massey Lectures, Alberto Manguel leads us back into our literary tradition to find insight about one of the most contentious issues of our time: the rise of ethnic nationalism.

The end of ethnic...


National Plots

by Andrea Cabajsky & Brett Josef Grubisic

Fiction that reconsiders, challenges, reshapes, and/or upholds national narratives of history has long been an integral aspect of Canadian literature. Works by writers of historical fiction (from early practitioners...


The Collected Writings of Michael Snow

by Michael Snow & Louise Dompierre

Writing, for Michael Snow, is as much a form of “art-making” as the broad range of visual art activities for which he is renowned, including the “Walking Woman” series and the film Wavelength. Conversely,...