poetry

Book Review
Oct 29, 2015

Finding hope in the poetics and politics of water

Andrew McEwan
Rita Wong's poetry collection 'undercurrent' describes the power and sacredness of water and cracks into the language of colonialism and capitalism and offers alternative narratives.
Book Review
Dec 1, 2011
Love Cake

Love Cake: Poetry and resistance

Ellie Gordon-Moershel
In Love Cake, Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha explores how queer people of colour resist and transform violence through love and desire.
Book Review
Aug 18, 2011

Life in counterpoint

Cara Waterfall
Science and poetry dovetail in Anne Simpson's latest collection, Is, in which she meditates on what it means to be human.
Book Review
Jul 5, 2010
Maple Leaf Rag

Maple Leaf Rag delivers rhymes and resistance

Vincent Tinguely
Kaie Kellough's Maple Leaf Rag is a rollicking guided tour of an "other" Canada, a black diasporic, jazzy-bluesy rumination on notions of place and identity.
Book Review
Apr 9, 2010

Words for a new world

Jorge Antonio Vallejos
The "fifth world" is one imagined by Anna Marie Sewell, a poet of Mi'gmaq and Slavic roots. In Fifth World Drum Sewell recounts her experiences with identity, her search for culture and spirituality.

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