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Poetry

By David Solway

Few critics match the moral urgency of David Solway, whose poetry reviews constitute an anti-canon to the literati’s assessment of its own merits. Solway’s debunking of celebrated poets, from Atwood to Zwicky, has earned him ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Poetry

By Carla Hartsfield

Toronto poet Carla Hartsfield is a true Renaissance woman. Her biography states that she is, by turns, a poet, painter, songwriter, and classical/pop musician. Sometimes, as she demonstrates in her third collection of poetry, Your ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Poetry

By Aislinn Hunter

Given the critical recognition awarded her first book of stories published earlier this year, it comes as no surprise that B.C. writer Aislinn Hunter is an accomplished storyteller. Crossing genres with her second book, Hunter ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Poetry

By Ken Babstock

With his second collection of poetry, Days into Flatspin, Toronto poet Ken Babstock proves himself to be one of the “lords of the little gestures” that he cites in the book’s epigraph. His poems are ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Poetry

By Brian Bartlett

Wanting the Day, the seventh collection of poetry from East Coast poet, lecturer, and essayist Brian Bartlett, gleans some of the best poems from Bartlett’s six earlier collections to create an intense volume of selected ... Read More »

October 16, 2003 | Filed under: Poetry