James Reaney on the Grid

A deep dive into the influences, patterns and structures that underscore the foundation of the literary works of James Reaney, whose poems and play

Granted

In Granted, Jeffery Donaldson explores ‘a universe of potential relation’, providing a master class in the art of metaphor by exploring in v

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Baudelaire, Emil Orlik, Northrop Frye, T.S. Eliot and the woodblock prints of Richard York

The Essential Eugene McNamara

In The Essential Eugene McNamara, poetry pushes the barriers of language and grammar, daring to convey raw emotion with disarming empathy.

Took You So Long

Took You So Long presents emotionally resonant stories about challenging relationships and deeply flawed characters mired in the circumstanc

Coach House at Fifty looks back at an underreported slice of the complex history of one of Canada’s most celebrated small, literary publis

Changing Channels

Peter Grant’s memoir, Changing Channels, recounts a life dedicated to guiding Canada in its journey towards a distinctive place in the world

Let That Bad Air Out

Stefan Berg revives the wordless graphic novel in his portrait of the ‘first man of jazz’. Very little is known of Buddy Bolden.

Buying on Time

The anecdotes, extended scenes and burgeoning imagination that make up these stories are tightly composed and sharply focused.

A Suit of Nettles

A new edition of James Reaney’s classic long poem which has been described, variously, as ‘the toughest and funniest, most literary and most seriou