Quill and Quire

Poetry

By Mike Barnes

As the title indicates, After Birth focuses on the complicated feelings a woman experiences both during and after childbirth, and it also comprises intergenerational concerns, such as a mother taking her children to visit her ... Read More »

April 1, 2019 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Elizabeth Ross

As the title indicates, After Birth focuses on the complicated feelings a woman experiences both during and after childbirth, and it also comprises intergenerational concerns, such as a mother taking her children to visit her ... Read More »

April 1, 2019 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Susan Glickman

As the title indicates, After Birth focuses on the complicated feelings a woman experiences both during and after childbirth, and it also comprises intergenerational concerns, such as a mother taking her children to visit her ... Read More »

April 1, 2019 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Michael Redhill

Twitch Force is Michael Redhill’s first collection of poetry in almost two decades. Before the poetry itself even begins, it is clear that this will not be poetry for the faint of heart. “Force potentiation,” ... Read More »

March 25, 2019 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Kayla Czaga

The poetry gods claim that a second book is much harder than the first because the bar is set. If a debut collection has received accolades, expectations for the follow-up will be that much higher. ... Read More »

March 21, 2019 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Kaie Kellough

Montreal author Kaie Kellough follows up his debut novel, Accordéon (a finalist for the 2017 Amazon.ca First Novel Award), with a third book of poetry that is similarly polyphonic, situating angst and ancestry over a ... Read More »

March 18, 2019 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Ali Blythe

According to Freud, a dream is the fulfillment of a wish. A deceptively simple formula that implies a double-pronged question: what manner of wish and how fulfilled? Freud’s answer is somewhat as follows: a repressed, ... Read More »

March 14, 2019 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews