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ivH: An Alphamath Serial


Victor Coleman has been writing for a lifetime, working at the edges of poetry – never afraid to challenge any reader

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Hidden in the Grasslands

By Geoff Hancock The grasslands of southwest Saskatchewan along the Montana border are simultaneously open and exposed, yet offer great concealment. In this unique and fragile environment, the “place where words stop,” Sharon Butala began her remarkable pilgrimage.

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A Book of Great Worth

A Book of Great Worth consists of a series of interconnected stories that centre on author Dave Margoshes’s father, Harry Morgenstern (alias Margoshes) and his Galician Jewish roots in New York. Although the collection has the distinct feel of memoir due to the inclusion of real names, dates and historical events that lend authenticity to […]

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Intersecting Sets: A Poet Looks at Science

A scientist, I am not. The closest thing to a science course I’ve taken in a long time was a requirement-filler at SFU, a delightful 3-credit offering that came to me during an equally delightful summer session. The course, which shifted my thinking – as all great courses should – was Physics for Arts Students.

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Day and Night: Poems by Dorothy Livesay

Day and Night was awarded the Governor General’s Award for Poetry in 1944 and established Dorothy Livesay as a writer. More than 60 years have passed since then and I wondered why the publishing company made the decision to print an anniversary edition. Upon reading the poems however, I realized that Livesay’s poetry is still […]

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