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By Irfan Ali

Irfan Ali Brick Books A lot of 21st-century English-language poetry has been marked by an irreverent and implicitly self-absolving stance toward truth and meaning. What stands out about the poems in Irfan Ali’s debut collection ... Read More »

March 26, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Noor Naga

Noor Naga’s debut book of poetry is an intimately written interrogation of female desire and spiritual belief played out in the context of an extramarital affair. Naga dwells in the alternating solace and crisis presented by ... Read More »

March 16, 2020 | Filed under: Poetry, Reviews

By Wendy McLeod MacKnight

Wendy McLeod MacKnight’s latest middle-grade novel takes readers to an alternate version of Saint John, New Brunswick, where one per cent of the population are Copycats – beings that can magically transform into whatever human ... Read More »

March 12, 2020 | Filed under: Kids’ Books