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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 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 John D. Stiles

After earning a nasty reputation in his claustrophobic Nova Scotia home town, young Selwyn Davies runs off, like many a wandering, forever-unsatisfied protagonist before him, to earn a similar reputation around the world. The pace ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels

By Lynette D’anna

Readers with an insatiable thirst for darkness and depravity might enjoy Vixen, Lynette D’anna’s novel that explores an obsessive relationship in several short vignettes. Those wishing to avoid another trip to the literary circle of ... Read More »

October 30, 2003 | Filed under: Fiction: Novels