Series: Lady From Kent, Thea Story for Girls and Boys and Bees Dressed Up as Fleas and Crocodiles. Also Elves.HardcoverBarbara Nichol9781897141878$23.00JUVENILE FICTION Age (years) from 5 - 95Oct 26, 2018
THE LADY FROM KENT, by Barbara Nichol, was written over a long period of time. First came a sketch, then a few verses. Then other verses came along. Nichol finished it on the coast of BC in the back kitchen of a house on Savary Island. Alone, she saw deer pass by. Unafraid. They would stop and graze. Nichol covered the old green wood kitchen table with post-it notes, each representing a verse, moving verses back and forth, around and around on the table, putting the poem together like a puzzle. It sometimes seemed impossible to get it right. Sh... + Read More
Series: Only SeemlyPaperbackGuy Birchard9781897141885$20.00POETRY Oct 26, 2018
Only Seemly, codicil to Hecatomb, comprises diverse matters of threshold consciousness, profane Moments, Bright or Stolen, "re-enacted desire" recouped with scalpel, magnifying glass, tweezers: what you alone see, or sense, that no one else does. "A peerless autobiography." --Howard McCordAlso by Guy Birchard:Baby Grand (Ilderton: Brick / Nairn, 1979)Neckeverse (Newcastle upon Tyne: Galloping Dog Press, 1989)Birchard's Garage (Durham, UK: Pig Press, 1991)Twenty Grand (Boston, Mass.: Pressed Wafer, 2003)Further than the Blood (Boston: Pressed Wa... + Read More
Series: OderinPaperbackAgnes Walsh9781897141892$20.00POETRY Nov 14, 2018
A new collection by Newfoundland poet Agnes Walsh, her first since the release of Going Around With Bachelors (2007). Born and brought up in Placentia, Newfoundland, Walsh studied folklore in Georgia (USA), before returning home and taking to writing works founded in her love of her ancestral place. Oderin is an homage to Walsh's mother, who signed her letters, Love from your loving mother--Mother."
Series: Remainder, ThePaperbackCatherine Hobbs9781897141908$22.00FICTION Dec 30, 2018
A debut novel, a story of a poet, an archivist, and an art photographer; experiential in style, episodic, interspersed with memories. Themes of memory and human relationship to time recur. Questions arise about the remnants of human lives: what, if anything, remains?
Series: LambPaperbackMichael Kenyon9781897141915$20.00POETRY Nov 30, 2018
Words "don't hold the world," writes Michael Kenyon in LAMB, "because we/ absorb the shallow fast first meaning." In its line-by-line leaping precision, in the carefully detailed manyness of its particulars, in its expansive, intricate, overarching design, LAMB refutes that laxity. Kenyon combs through time, history, identity, passionately seeking "something lost." LAMB is a long poem of potent lyricism. It enacts what Galway Kinnell says of poetry, that it "sings past even the sadness that begins it." Singing through, Kenyon shapes a resonant ... + Read More
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