The Perfect Archive by Paul Lisson

The Perfect Archive by Paul Lisson

In The Perfect Archive, Hamilton poet, archivist and librarian Paul Lisson stretches the boundaries of poetry and prose to perform an exacting/extracting critique of the archive. Reminiscent of Kafka, radical and irreverent, the archive at the centre of this dark tale...
Best Canadian Poetry 2019

Best Canadian Poetry 2019

How do you choose the best in language and say this is the finest? In Best Canadian Poetry 2019 editors, Anita Lahey, Amanda Jernigan and guest editor, Rob Taylor, would have searched through thousands of submissions to discover why a certain poem would be enjoyable...
The Outer Wards by Sadiqa de Meijer

The Outer Wards by Sadiqa de Meijer

M(other): “I’m foreign, and she is home” In de Meijer’s sophomore collection, motherhood is defined as a “submerged world” into which former modes of being are subsumed or filtered through (24). These lyrical poems have a quiet, expansive grace, allowing for judicious...