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Hacker Packer

(Available April 14, 2015)
Hacker Packer
Written by Cassidy McFadzean
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771057229
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Hacker Packer

Written by Cassidy McFadzean


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $18.95

A playfully inventive and invigorating debut collection of poetry from a finalist for the CBC Poetry Prize and the Walrus Poetry Prize.
     With settings ranging from the ancient sites and lavish museums of Europe to the inner-city neighbourhood in North Central Regina where the poet grew up, the poems... Read more >
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Hacker Packer

Written by Cassidy McFadzean


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $14.99

A playfully inventive and invigorating debut collection of poetry from a finalist for the CBC Poetry Prize and the Walrus Poetry Prize.
     With settings ranging from the ancient sites and lavish museums of Europe to the inner-city neighbourhood in North Central Regina where the poet grew up, the poems... Read more >
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Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent

Written by Liz Howard


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $14.99

A stunning debut book of poems from a bold new voice unafraid to engage with the exigencies of our contemporary world.
    In Liz Howard’s wild, scintillating debut, the mechanisms we use to make sense of our worlds – even our direct intimate experiences of it – come under constant... Read more >
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Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent

(Available April 14, 2015)
Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent
Written by Liz Howard
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771038365
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Infinite Citizen of the Shaking Tent

Written by Liz Howard


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $18.95

A stunning debut book of poems from a bold new voice unafraid to engage with the exigencies of our contemporary world.
    In Liz Howard’s wild, scintillating debut, the mechanisms we use to make sense of our worlds – even our direct intimate experiences of it – come under constant... Read more >
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A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes

Written by Madhur Anand


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $14.99

A striking poetic debut that brilliantly illuminates and celebrates the intersection of poetry and science, and the ways they can mediate our discovery of the world and our place in it.
     Originating from her living room, backyard garden, university office, or the field sites in boreal or tropical forests... Read more >
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A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes

(Available April 14, 2015)
A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes
Written by Madhur Anand
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771006982
Our Price: $18.95
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A New Index for Predicting Catastrophes

Written by Madhur Anand


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: April 14, 2015
Price: $18.95

A striking poetic debut that brilliantly illuminates and celebrates the intersection of poetry and science, and the ways they can mediate our discovery of the world and our place in it.
     Originating from her living room, backyard garden, university office, or the field sites in boreal or tropical forests... Read more >
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The Wrong Cat

Written by Lorna Crozier


Format: eBook, 112 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $14.99

Like the people and animals in her new collection, Lorna Crozier “defies / the anecdotal, / goes for the lyric, / music made from / bone and muscle and the grace notes” of life. The poems in The Wrong Cat are vintage Crozier: sly, sexy, irreverent, and sad, and populated by...

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The Wrong Cat

(Available March 31, 2015)
The Wrong Cat
Written by Lorna Crozier
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771023910
Our Price: $18.95
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The Wrong Cat

Written by Lorna Crozier


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 31, 2015
Price: $18.95

Like the people and animals in her new collection, Lorna Crozier “defies / the anecdotal, / goes for the lyric, / music made from / bone and muscle and the grace notes” of life. The poems in The Wrong Cat are vintage Crozier: sly, sexy, irreverent, and sad, and populated by...

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Plainwater
Plainwater
Written by Anne Carson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781101911273
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Plainwater
Essays and Poetry
Written by Anne Carson


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: March 18, 2015
Price: $11.99

The poetry and prose collected in Plainwater are a testament to the extraordinary imagination of Anne Carson, a writer described by Michael Ondaatje as "the most exciting poet writing in English today." Succinct and astonishingly beautiful, these pieces stretch the boundaries of language and literary form, while juxtaposing classical and modern... Read more >
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Listening
Listening
Written by Margaret Avison
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781551994215
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Listening
The Last Poems of Margaret Avison
Written by Margaret Avison


Format: eBook0
On Sale: April 1, 2014
Price: $13.99

A Globe and Mail Best Book of the Year


Margaret Avison was widely acknowledged as one of Canada’s foremost poets. Taut, sublime, subtle, and crystalline, the poems in her brilliant new collection, published posthumously, showcase Avison at her best, and constitute the final chapter in an extraordinary artistic legacy that spanned more... Read more >
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Complicity
Complicity
Written by Adam Sol
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771079276
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Complicity

Written by Adam Sol


Format: Trade Paperback, 112 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $18.95

A dazzling and exhilarating new collection of poetry from an award-winning Canadian poet. For fans of Ken Babstock, A.F. Moritz, and Karen Solie.
     Award-winning poet Adam Sol's fourth collection is a meditation on complicity. By turns intimate and lyrical, experimental and outlandish, the collection focuses us on how we cannot escape... Read more >
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Complicity
Complicity
Written by Adam Sol
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771079283
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Complicity

Written by Adam Sol


Format: eBook, 96 pages
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $14.99

A dazzling and exhilarating new collection of poetry from an award-winning Canadian poet. For fans of Ken Babstock, A.F. Moritz, and Karen Solie.
     Award-winning poet Adam Sol's fourth collection is a meditation on complicity. By turns intimate and lyrical, experimental and outlandish, the collection focuses us on how we cannot escape... Read more >
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Red Doc>
Red Doc>
Written by Anne Carson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307950673
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Red Doc>

Written by Anne Carson


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: March 11, 2014
Price: $15.95

**New York Magazine's Top 10 Books of 2013**
**GoodReads Reader’s Choice Award Winner**

Some years ago I wrote a book about a boy named Geryon who was red and had wings and fell in love with Herakles. Recently I began to wonder what happened to them in later life. Red Doc> continues their...

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Correspondences
Correspondences
Written by Anne Michaels, Illustrated by Bernice Eisenstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307962492
Our Price: $35.00
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Correspondences
A poem and portraits
Written by Anne Michaels
Illustrated by Bernice Eisenstein


Format: Hardcover, 128 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $35.00

A rare and beautifully produced "accordion" book by renowned novelist and poet Anne Michaels and acclaimed artist and writer Bernice Eisenstein that will cause a stir for both its form and its content.

Anne Michaels's resonant book-length poem--which unfolds on one side of the pages of this accordion book--ranges from the universal... Read more >
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Correspondences
Correspondences
Written by Anne Michaels, Illustrated by Bernice Eisenstein
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307962515
Our Price: $17.99
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Correspondences
A poem and portraits
Written by Anne Michaels
Illustrated by Bernice Eisenstein


Format: eBook, 128 pages
On Sale: December 3, 2013
Price: $17.99

A rare and beautifully produced "accordion" book by renowned novelist and poet Anne Michaels and acclaimed artist and writer Bernice Eisenstein that will cause a stir for both its form and its content.

Anne Michaels's resonant book-length poem--which unfolds on one side of the pages of this accordion book--ranges from the universal... Read more >
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Paradoxides
Paradoxides
Written by Don McKay
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771055119
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Paradoxides

Written by Don McKay


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $13.99

Multi-award-winning poet Don McKay returns with a startling collection of new poems, his first since his Griffin Poetry Prize winning book, Strike/Slip
 
Don McKay is known, among other things, as Canada's foremost poet of the natural world. Readers have come to expect a playful extravagance in his poetry. Most recently, he has... Read more >
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Small Mechanics
Small Mechanics
Written by Lorna Crozier
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780771023309
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Small Mechanics

Written by Lorna Crozier


Format: eBook0
On Sale: August 20, 2013
Price: $13.99

A radiant collection of new poems from one of Canada's most renowned and well-read poets.

The poems in Lorna Crozier's rich and wide-ranging new collection, a modern bestiary and a book of mourning, are both shadowed and illuminated by the passing of time, the small mechanics of the body as it ages... Read more >
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Supplying Salt and Light
Supplying Salt and Light
Written by Lorna Goodison
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771035906
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Supplying Salt and Light

Written by Lorna Goodison


Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $18.99

This stunning new book of poems from internationally renowned poet Lorna Goodison opens in Spain and Portugal, conjuring up a new history of the Caribbean and a new way of setting up its heritage.

     The title sets the tone for poems about backgrounds and outlines and shadows and sources of light...

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Supplying Salt and Light
Supplying Salt and Light
Written by Lorna Goodison
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ISBN: 9780771035913
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Supplying Salt and Light

Written by Lorna Goodison


Format: eBook, 82 pages
On Sale: March 26, 2013
Price: $13.99

This stunning new book of poems from internationally renowned poet Lorna Goodison opens in Spain and Portugal, conjuring up a new history of the Caribbean and a new way of setting up its heritage.

     The title sets the tone for poems about backgrounds and outlines and shadows and sources of light...

Read more >
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The Autobiography of Red
The Autobiography of Red
Written by Anne Carson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780345807014
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The Autobiography of Red

Written by Anne Carson


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $11.99

A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK OF THE YEAR
National book Critics Circle Award Finalist  

"Anne Carson is, for me, the most exciting poet writing in English today."--Michael Ondaatje

"This book is amazing--I haven't discovered any writing in years so marvelously disturbing." --Alice Munro

            
The award-winning poet Anne Carson reinvents a genre in... Read more >
Red Doc>
Red Doc>
Written by Anne Carson
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307960580
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Red Doc>

Written by Anne Carson


Format: Hardcover, 192 pages
On Sale: March 5, 2013
Price: $24.95

Some years ago I wrote a book about a boy named Geryon who was red and had wings and fell in love with Herakles. Recently I began to wonder what happened to them in later life. Red Doc> continues their adventures in a very different style and with changed names.

To...

Read more >
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Paradoxides
Paradoxides
Written by Don McKay
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771055096
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Paradoxides

Written by Don McKay


Format: Trade Paperback, 96 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $18.99

Multi-award-winning poet Don McKay returns with a startling collection of new poems, his first since his Griffin Poetry Prize winning book, Strike/Slip
 
Don McKay is known, among other things, as Canada's foremost poet of the natural world. Readers have come to expect a playful extravagance in his poetry. Most recently, he has... Read more >
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Rain; road; an open boat
Rain; road; an open boat
Written by Roo Borson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780771012983
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Rain; road; an open boat

Written by Roo Borson


Format: Trade Paperback, 88 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $18.99

The first new collection of poetry from Roo Borson since her highly acclaimed collection Short Journey Upriver Toward Oishida, winner of three major prizes, including the Griffin Poetry Prize.
 
Roo Borson's new collection continues the exploration of form, tone, musicality, and content begun in her widely acclaimed previous collection. Here, co-existing peacefully... Read more >
The Cinnamon Peeler
The Cinnamon Peeler
Written by Michael Ondaatje
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307948960
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The Cinnamon Peeler

Written by Michael Ondaatje


Format: eBook0
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

Michael Ondaatje’s selected poems, The Cinnamon Peeler, brings together poems written between 1963 and 1990, including work from his most recent collection, Secular Love. These poems bear witness to the extraordinary gifts that have won high praise for this truly original poet and novelist. Read more >
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Handwriting
Handwriting
Written by Michael Ondaatje
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307948823
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Handwriting

Written by Michael Ondaatje


Format: eBook0
On Sale: July 27, 2011
Price: $11.99

"Tumultuous, vibrant, tragic and over too soon." --Newsday

Handwriting is Michael Ondaatje's first new book of poetry since The Cinnamon Peeler. The exquisite poems collected here draw on history, mythology, landscape, and personal memories to weave a rich tapestry of images that reveal the longing for--and expose the anguish over--lost loves, homes... Read more >
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