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Poetry

By Natasha Ramoutar

Indo-Guyanese Canadian Natasha Ramoutar’s debut collection of poems charts paths through diasporas and ends in a celebratory uplifting of Toronto suburb Scarborough, the final destination on this journey. With an especially skilled use of internal ... Read More »

January 25, 2021 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood captures the tone of her latest collection in the title poem, when she writes, “Don’t think this is morbid. / It’s just reality.” “Dearly” best encapsulates the poet’s musings on time as an ... Read More »

January 18, 2021 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Ian Williams

Margaret Atwood captures the tone of her latest collection in the title poem, when she writes, “Don’t think this is morbid. / It’s just reality.” “Dearly” best encapsulates the poet’s musings on time as an ... Read More »

January 18, 2021 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Kyeren Regehr

In her second book of poetry, Kingston, Ontario, writer Sadiqa de Meijer crafts pieces that examine maternity. The Outer Wards disputes conventional notions of maternal instinct, instead conceiving of motherhood as a self one consciously ... Read More »

June 11, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Sadiqa  de Meijer

In her second book of poetry, Kingston, Ontario, writer Sadiqa de Meijer crafts pieces that examine maternity. The Outer Wards disputes conventional notions of maternal instinct, instead conceiving of motherhood as a self one consciously ... Read More »

June 11, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Mathew Henderson

The best poetry combines robust language use and meaning, not one at the expense of the other. Roguelike, the sophomore collection from Toronto poet Mathew Henderson, delivers both. According to the book’s publisher, Roguelike combines ... Read More »

April 27, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Elana Wolff

The best poetry combines robust language use and meaning, not one at the expense of the other. Roguelike, the sophomore collection from Toronto poet Mathew Henderson, delivers both. According to the book’s publisher, Roguelike combines ... Read More »

April 27, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews