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BOOK 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 Moyra Davey

A collection of 14 essays, many of them extensions of pieces that originally involved other media, along with several reproductions of photographs, Index Cards is a frequently fascinating, if ultimately exhausting, survey of Toronto-born, New ... Read More »

June 8, 2020 | Filed under: Criticism & Essays, Reviews

By Celia Krampien

Come rain or shine, many situations in life are beyond our control. Two new picture books by debut authors offer insight into reframing attitudes and considering different perspectives. The titular character in Sunny, by St. ... Read More »

June 4, 2020 | Filed under: Kids’ Books, Picture Books