Quill and Quire

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 Nirmal Dass

The unnamed narrator of Nirmal Dass’s first novel is a Canadian of Punjabi descent who returns to the land of his grandfather, the source of the stories and songs that so enlivened his childhood. Although ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Michael Redhill

Given the busy year he’s had – publishing his first novel, producing a play, editing Brick magazine through an impressive reformatting, and fathering his second son – one might forgive Michael Redhill for being off ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Poetry

By Kelli Deeth

In this fresh, unflinching look at some familiar themes – cleft and reconstituted families, the daughter-as-mother figure, suburban angst – Kelli Deeth introduces readers to Leah, “the girl without anyone.” Leah is alternately bound by ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels