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Painting Over Sketches of Anatolia

Poetry

Painting Over Sketches of Anatolia

Leonard Neufeldt

Like a painter faced with the incongruities of the familiar and unfamiliar and a sketchbook almost full, Leonard Neufeldt explores the question of finding rootedness in an ethos quite unlike one’s own.  The realities of discovering and settling in Turkey are uppermost in this collection, but a similar rootedness is evident in the lyrical invocations of western British Columbia, where the author was born and raised. >>

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Still Hungry

Poetry

Still Hungry

Alisa Gordaneer

The poems in Still Hungry are elegant meditations on how food so often shapes the crucial moments in our lives — moments of sexual intimacy, love, friendship, betrayal and rebirth. >>

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Electric Affinities

Poetry

Electric Affinities

Michael Pacey

In Electric Affinities, everyday household items become points of departure into wonder. While it is Pacey’s particular magic to discover the amazing alchemical properties of everyday objects, in Electrical Affinities he also illuminates the poetic “current” that connects them to larger questions of human nature, language and the environment.  >>

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A Clearing

Poetry

A Clearing

Louise Carson

A Clearing is a meditation of the everyday—both the joys and the losses observed in the natural world as they so closely mirror day-to-day human experience. >>

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Tropéano’s Gun

Fiction

Tropéano’s Gun

John Brooke

Forced to attend counselling sessions in the city until the psychologist rules that she's truly over her gun phobia and fit for service, Aliette Nouvelle finds herself in the midst of a puzzling crime spree. >>

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I Wasn’t Always Like This

Non-Fiction

I Wasn’t Always Like This

Shelley A. Leedahl

Some people claim they would like to walk away from their lives. Shelley A. Leedahl had the nerve to do it. Was it an act of selfishness, or self-preservation? Provocative, candid, and engaging, these intimate essays explore the implicit complexities and contradictions when personal and professional lives both complement and clash. >>

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Many Unpleasant Returns

Fiction

Many Unpleasant Returns

Judith Alguire

Christmas at the Pleasant Inn should be the most wonderful time of the year, but when strange pranks turn deadly, the holiday becomes decidedly less merry. >>

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Prerequisites for Sleep

Fiction

Prerequisites for Sleep

Jennifer L. Stone

The thirteen stories in Prerequisites for Sleep describe the bartering between individuals and their consciences at the end of the day, the deals and concessions one makes to live with oneself and to, hopefully, get a good night’s sleep. >>

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Text Me / Dimmelo per SMS

Poetry

Text Me / Dimmelo per SMS

Corrado Calabrò

Translated by Genni Gunn

A bilingual collection of love poems, Text Me expresses through language and metaphor the many ways to say “I love you.” >>

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Blue Vengeance

Fiction

Blue Vengeance

Alison Preston

In the spring of 1964, troubled teenager Cookie Blue is found dead in the Red River.Blue Vengeance follows her younger brother Danny and Cookie's friend Janine through a lazy Winnipeg summer, as they plot to kill the despised teacher they blame for Cookie's death. >>

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Brilliant

Fiction

Brilliant

Denise Roig

Brilliant is a collection of short stories set in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, a polygot city where cultures collide and converge, and where money – and sometimes justice – is no object. >>

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Refugee Song

Poetry

Refugee Song

Lawrence Feuchtwanger

In Refugee Song, Lawrence Feuchtwanger weaves together fragmented memories of his South African childhood, youth, and self-exile, with the stories of others—refugees, the displaced and dispossessed, voyagers—who were forced, or chose to leave their homes; his Jewish forebears, Africa's colonized and colonizers, heroic and tragic characters from Greek mythology. >>

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Signs of Subversive Innocents

Poetry

Signs of Subversive Innocents

Cora Siré

Signs of Subversive Innocents travels the depth of human experience from the celebratory to the delusional. Uniquely structured around a quartet set in an abandoned marble quarry, the poems resonate for their ingenuity and range while evoking the search for connection in a complex world. >>

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Ellipses

Poetry

Ellipses

Andrea MacPherson

In Ellipses, Andrea MacPherson sets out to tell the stories of her grandmothers, reimaging familiar lore to recreate the lives of these two extraordinary women. Ellipses reclaims the often obscured realities of motherhood, illness, and the struggles of these women for independence—in verse. >>

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Metropantheon

Poetry

Metropantheon

Steven Artelle

Metropantheon attributes a supernatural design and grand meaning to urban spaces, and invites readers to encounter cities with the same sense of wonder and imaginative renewal. >>

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