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The Lightning of Possible Storms by Jonathan Ball

The Lightning of Possible Storms by Jonathan Ball

Jonathan Ball has built an impressive writing career that includes both poetry and fiction. That wild electricity of poetry explodes in his first full-length fiction collection, The Lightning of Possible Storms. The Lightning of Possible Storms is categorized as a...

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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...

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Emerging Writer Workshops!

Emerging Writer Workshops!

Emerging writers! Join Sally Ito for a FREE evening poetry workshop via ZOOM on Wednesday, June 23rd! Registration details can be found on our Workshops page.

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Best Canadian Essays 2020, Edited by Sarmishta Subramanian

Best Canadian Essays 2020, Edited by Sarmishta Subramanian

Last year, the Covid-19 pandemic opened a schism that marks what many people now consider a “before and after." The before: concerts, commutes, handshakes, birthday candles. The after: masks, six foot separations, grocery store line-ups, Zoom. March 2021 marks one...

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I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage to James Baldwin

I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage to James Baldwin

Answering civil rights advocate James Baldwin’s call to witness, Valerie Mason-John’s I Am Still Your Negro: An Homage to James Baldwin, is an uncompromising account of the historic and ongoing trauma of the slave trade, gender disparity, homocentric norms, and our...

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