Quill and Quire


By Evelyn Lau

Cactus Gardens is the latest collection by award-winning author and former Vancouver poet laureate Evelyn Lau. Furthering her work of the last decade, the book is a testament to the craft inherent to confessional poetry ... Read More »

October 19, 2022 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Michael Crummey

“A hundred feet of line is as far / as we ever manage to travel / from our selves,” declares the speaker in “Tranströmer on Signal Hill,” the second poem in Michael Crummey’s Passengers. The ... Read More »

July 27, 2022 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Megan Gail Coles

Satched – a slang word for drunk, soaking wet, or weighed down – perfectly captures the tone of this confessional work by Megan Gail Coles, a 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize finalist turning her hand this ... Read More »

September 1, 2021 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews