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KISS OF THE BEGGAR

by Pierre L'Abbé

Whether it's Toronto, a French or Italian town, Pierre L'Abbe's stories are rich with a sense of place where the ambiance and characters fuse in a loaded sense of expectation. The characters, much like those...


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.


English Poems and Writings

by Paul Tagney

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


When I Am Older

by A Collection by Young Authors & Sylvain Fortier

Childhood dreams and beliefs are sometimes forgotten, but they are always real.

What were yours? What are yours?

Here is an sample of what our authors had to share:

When I am older, I want to be a great dad, like...


Penned In: A collection of Literary creations from both sides of the fence

by Andrea P L Winterbottom, I.M. GreNada & Peter Williams

"Penned In" is a literary jewel with poems and stories from voices on both sides of the fence. Creative writing teachers, volunteer teachers and inmates at a medium-security Fraser Valley correctional institute...


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.


Rita Royale 2 (The Beach House)

by Terry Anderson

Vancouver Island, British Columbia. The year 2021. Major Royale has been posted to Sidney as the new Liaison Officer, as the war for Canada slowly winds down.

Although the war may have been won, the battles continue....


The Politics of Knives

by Jonathan Ball

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


Pauline Johnson: Selected Poetry and Prose

by Pauline Johnson & Michael Gnarowski

Canada's first Native writer, Pauline Johnson, exemplified the duality of culture in early Canada through her half-Mohawk, half-English heritage. Her unique poetry and presention style remain a legend in Canadian...


3 Nations

by Brown R. Michael, Loring M. Donna & Valerie Lawson

In this time when so much attention is focused on the border between Mexico and the US, the northern border, unique for its shared borders and boundaries, the bridges between, the blood and heritage people share...


Baloney

by Raymond Bock & Pablo Strauss

A Tristram Shandy-esque novella about failing memory and failed writing, from one of French Canada's most exciting new voices.

A young, floundering author meets Robert 'Baloney' Lacerte, an older, marginal poet...


Writing the Okanagan

by George Bowering

George Bowering was born in Penticton, where his great-grandfather Willis Brinson lived, and Bowering has never been all that far from the Okanagan Valley in his heart and imagination. Early in the twenty-first...


Dead Metaphor

by George F. Walker

Canada’s top playwright sears the page with three new darkly comic plays that denounce political culture, individualism, and the accompanying moral depravity. The title play, Dead Metaphor, examines the collision...


Almost Japanese

by Sarah Sheard

In Sarah Sheard's celebrated novel Almost Japanese, a young girl's obsession with a famous Japanese musician blossoms into personal transformation. In spare, lyrical prose, Sheard documents Emma's discovery...


Fences in Breathing

by Nicole Brossard & Susanne de Lotbinière-Harwood

Invited to a quiet Swiss château by the enigmatic Tatiana Beaujeu Lehmann, Anne begins to slowly write a novel in a language that is not hers, a language that makes meaning foreign and keeps her alert to the...