Podcast
Image: Ava Raha. Used with permission of Trace Press.
Scott Neigh | Shahrzad Mojab talks about "Lives Lost: In Search of a New Tomorrow," a translation of a poem by Saeed Yousef that remembers the massacre of political prisoners in Iran in the 1980s.
Book Review
Author image: Sarah Race
Alexandra Valahu | In her new book, "My Art Is Killing Me and Other Poems," Amber Dawn names abuses of power in certain spaces and communities.
Blog
Alex Potter designed and led a concert featuring musical versions of the Song of Songs as part of Early Music Vancouver's Bach Festival at Christ Church Cathedral. Image: Jan Gates/Early Music Vancouver/Facebook
Hadani Ditmars | As Eid al adha and Tisha b'av coincide and news from the Holy Land -- not to mention America -- seems as grim as ever, it seems a fitting time to ponder another side of the religious experience.
Book Review
Jenn Cole | The Ktunaxa poet's debut collection offers detailed impressions about what makes up a home, trans/2S sexuality and consent, and overcoming alcoholism.
Book Review
David Gaertner | "river woman," Vermette's second poetry collection, will appeal to those who love nature poetry, aesthetic interventions into politics, or the storied river itself.
Podcast
Feminist art in a digital age
Scott Neigh | Hana Shafi, aka Frizz Kid, talks about her art, her poetry, and her feminist politics.
Blog
David J. Climenhaga | Milton James Rhode Acorn. Born on this day in 1923. Died on August 20, 1986. Named The People’s Poet by his peers.
Book Review
Dionne Brand at Calgary's Wordfest in 2018
Madeleine Reddon | "What the Poets Are Doing" is a delightful little collection of interviews between contemporary Canadian poets.
News
Canisia Lubrin, Sina Queyras | In this excerpt from the recently published book "What The Poets Are Doing," two Canadian poets discuss writing, feminism and activism.
Podcast
Image: Monia Mazigh and young Barâa Arar. Used with permission.
Victoria Fenner | The author of "Hope and Despair: My Struggle to Free My Husband, Maher Arar" shares the podium with her daughter, poet Barâa Arar.
Blog
plate 26 of Jerusalem the Emanation of the Giant Albion by William Blake. Photo: Wikimedia
Ed Finn | Creating an anthology of famous and not-so-famous poems on justice for humanity is thought provoking and inspiring.
Blog
Doreen Nicoll | The Hamilton Fringe production's exploration of art and symbolism in the McCarthy era resonates with our present political moment.