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Masses on Radar

By David O’Meara
Categories: Poetry

WINNER OF THE ARCHIBALD LAMPMAN AWARD 2022

WINNER OF THE OTTAWA BOOK AWARD 2022

Words like radio waves, bouncing off the spectres of mortality, middle age, and the mundane.

Arriving at middle age was a decisive ...

Because The Sun

By Sarah Burgoyne
Categories: Poetry

Camus’s Meursault and Thelma and Louise meet up under the blazing sun.

Vexed by the ‘unremarkable star’ that ‘presses’ Camus’s Meursault to commit murder, Because the Sun considers the blazing ...

Exhibitionist

By Molly Cross-Blanchard
Categories: Poetry

Shortlisted for the ReLit 2022 Poetry Award

Smart, raunchy poems that are sorry-not-sorry.

 

One minute she’s drying her underwear on the corner of your mirror, the next she’s asking the sky to swallow ...

Entering Sappho

By Sarah Dowling
Categories: Poetry

An abandoned town named for the classical lesbian leads to questions about history and settlement.

Driving along the Pacific Coast Highway, you come to a road sign: Entering Sappho. Nothing remains of ...

Swivelmount

By Ken Babstock
Categories: Poetry

Poems to read in the small hours before dawn, when the sirens start up again.

Swivelmount’s concerns – the collapse of subject and world, eros and law, knowledge and bafflement – gain new urgency ...

Word Problems

By Ian Williams
Categories: Poetry

From Ian Williams, author of Reproduction, winner of the Giller Prize and a June 2020 Indie Next Great Read

Frustrated by how tough the issues of our time are to solve – racial inequality, our pernicious ...

Avant Desire

The definitive survey of an essential feminist poet.

In June 2019, Nicole Brossard was awarded the Lifetime Recognition Award from the Griffin Poetry Trust. Rarely has a prize been so richly deserved. ...

POP

By Simina Banu
Categories: Poetry

Softening concrete poetry with humour and tenderness, POP takes an uncommon perspective on modern poetic traditions, combining deft lyricism with visual poems for a playful romp.

POP rummages through the ...

The Tower

By Paul Legault
Categories: Poetry

W. B. Yeats meets Gregg Araki at a gay bar.

The Tower is a "translation" of W. B. Yeats's The Tower—an homage and reinvention of the poet’s greatest work. Whereas Yeats’s book contended with his ...

National Gallery

By Jonathan Ball
Categories: Poetry

A poetic collage of art in the modern world: from Rilkean elegies for an iPhone to a meditation on Melville's classic
Jonathan Ball's fourth poetry book, the first in seven years, swirls chaos and confession ...