Review: Practical Anxiety | By Heidi Greco

Inanna Publications | 2018 | 104 Page| $18.95 | Purchase online Double the Pleasure: Heidi Greco’s Practical Anxiety Review by Susan Ioannou When Inanna Publications announced Heidi Greco’s newest collection Practical Anxiety, it blurbed that the poems “dwell in the hearth of domesticity.” I was intrigued by the title, especially … [click for more]

The Varying Hare by Tammy Armstrong Moore

May they have long lives,  The hares that afford us a break  From the language that would explain them. —Dermot Healy    I’d been away so long I’d forgotten  .                         this province’s dark roads and deep pines rarely bring down enough moon .        … [click for more]

With Thanks to Prince Charles by Merle Amodeo

I’ve been trying to find an explanation for our break up. Then last night I saw a documentary  about Prince Charles and Camilla, and the light dawned.   It’s adversity that keeps people together. If the queen had approved of their love when they were both young and reasonably innocent, they’d … [click for more]

It’s Not a Diet! by Katerina Fretwell

Omnivore carnivore herbivore fedupivore Eat Right for your Blood Type allows me seafood and molasses Atkins the Man abhors a bounty of complex carbs Flat Belly Smart Sugar opines on TexMex and salsa Ayurveda condemns shellfish, garlic, anything tomato seems we’re back in belladonna nightshade 1300’s: when the Devil spawned … [click for more]

After rain by Lesley Strutt

young finches at the feeder      I go to the mock orange      snip three sprigs  for the jar beside me on the porch   I wait     the door behind me creaks open   pressed by the wind to utter a sound   it would otherwise not make   I wait   tradescantia struggle to right themselves   after hard rain     lift their purple … [click for more]

A haiku by Jacquie Pearce

. after the rain my daughter jumps into each piece of sky  . Copyright © Jacquie Pearce. Winner of the 2018 National Haiku Contest from the League of Canadian Poets.  . – Jacquie Pearce grew up on Vancouver Island. She has published poetry, short non-fiction and several novels for children. … [click for more]

Photograph of Earth from Space by Pamela Porter

On the outskirts of Luanda, Angola, Gerald Nduma has walked an hour to school carrying his chair, which is really an empty coffee can.  Nine years old,  he holds in his other hand a mango  which will be his lunch. At school,  which is really a tree, Gerald  places his lunch beneath … [click for more]

Tilting to the Shadow Side by Judy Gaudet

the Earth is tucking her head into the shoulder of winter   the maple is shivering in her sparkling bright red coat   the newly potted plants at the door are knocking to come in   Copyright © Judy Gaudet.   – Judy Gaudet is a poet and teacher living in Prince Edward … [click for more]

2018 National Broadsheet Contest Winner: Leah MacLean-Evans

Congratulations to the winner of the League’s 2nd annual National Broadsheet Contest, Leah MacLean-Evans! Her winning poem, “Name Me After a Fish” was selected by judge Doyali Islam for its “subtle vulnerabilities and playful humour.”       “Name Me After a Fish” is a spare poem, but each pass yields more for the … [click for more]

Mapping by Sneha Madhavan-Reese

I was raised near the jutting-out knuckle on the thumb of my right hand. A native Michigander, I was never without a map of the state, its lower peninsula shaped like an open palm. My life line traced the path of I-69. We took school field trips to Lansing, in … [click for more]

the weight of dew by Daniela Elza

 “The natural world is the old river that runs through everything and I think poets will forever fish along its shores.” —Mary Oliver (1994)               can I fill these words with what is not intended?        with what the river keeps hidden under her tongue. … [click for more]

Review: Checking In | By Adeena Karasick

Talonbooks | 2018 | 96 Page | $16.95 | Purchase online  Reviewed by Jake Marmer for Tablet Poetry, at its core, is a mystical endeavor: an encounter with the web of language that holds our consciousness. This is true even if the poem, on the surface, seems like a series … [click for more]

Dog of Noah by Dorothy Mahoney

Suddenly there is need for one more dog. Thick sawdust becomes  bedded with urine and dung, I tread a rush of horns and tusks, hooves and talons, squawk and squeal of spine and snout, the clatter of plank. The slow business of settling into the monotony of incessant rain, with the … [click for more]

Rachel: A Feline Fable by Susan Ioannou

Rachel always liked to slink  in a not quite empty sink.  Even when we pulled the stopper  still she crouched in hopes of water.      One sad morning we were startled  finding Rachel grown much smaller.  Now, alas, we search in vain   fearing she’s slipped down the drain.      Has she flushed … [click for more]

I Knew by Doris Fiszer

The events of childhood do not pass but repeat themselves like seasons of the year.  –Eleanor Farjeon    I knew by the overloaded platefuls of Polish food weighing down our table by the rows of Maxwell House jars, cans of Habitant pea soup regimental on our basement shelves by the number … [click for more]

Post Truth by Sean Wiebe

Nothing is true. The papers print untruths. even The Washington Post is post truth even CIA briefings to the President even the Christmas Card holiday greeting your Grandmother sent through the post arrived with an empty stamp without a seal or guarantee  that I love you is more than pat,  her name is Pat, … [click for more]

There is a Stir, Always by Catherine Graham

If I hold onto this body the snow will grow inside me and the winter of my cells will flake into tiny crystals like six-figured Gods, each arrow tip attempting to make the point of something as tears flow.   There is a stir, always.  I rise to the cold to … [click for more]

Slipstream by Lynn Tait

We are all made up fragments, so shapelessly and strangely assembled that every moment, every piece plays its own game. And there is as much difference between ourselves and ourselves as between us and others. -Montaigne   She drifts into various life forms, enters unnoticed through separate doors, assumes the … [click for more]

A Lion by Joshua Levy

Benjy prowls the sidewalk of  St. Catherine Street, ready to pounce.   Shoppers meander by unaware of the danger.  He saw the circus last Sunday and discovered that he’s a lion.   It was no fun being a boy. What fun to be a lion!   Copyright © Joshua Levy.   – Joshua … [click for more]

In the New Republic of Poetry by Greg Santos

after Martin Espada    Poets scrawl their verses onto knives,   flinging the cutlery in the air,   letting chance decide.      Gypsies slink through the throngs,   slipping scrolls of poems   into oblivious purses and pockets.      And the hungry can slip into a bordello   and be fed poems until ink   seeps down their chins.      We have returned to this good land,   where the … [click for more]

Review: Writers North of 54° Chapbooks

Snow Feathers and Skunk Cabbage anthologies from Writers North of 54° 2016 | Contact Harold Fedderson at haroldfeddersen@gmail.com to purchase these chapbooks poems of winter and renewal Review by Lesley Strutt Whatever else we are, Canadians are a nordic people. Our psyche is shaped by our geography. No matter whether we hail … [click for more]

Flight Speed by Lesley Strutt

yellow finch sun-framed the window smeared with the wet eye of a woodpecker lying on the stones now    neck broken no wonder I take off for weeks on end “What are you looking for?” you ask I want flight speed    when I don’t stop to think I can … [click for more]

Heaven Help the Roses by Mark A. McCutcheon

For Pauline Davis, a.k.a. “the Peace Lady,” 1943-2017 Toronto knew her as the Peace Lady: For hours she’d stand athwart an overpass That spanned the Parkway through the valley Don; On Steeles, on Finch, on Lawrence, Eglinton. She wore a white robe, her brown hand held high; Two fingers telegraphing, simply, Peace. … [click for more]

Fresh Voices: Roy Adams, Carol Casey

Welcome to the fourteenth edition of Fresh Voices, a project from and for the League’s associate members. The League’s associate members are talented poets who are writing and publishing poetry on their way to becoming established professional poets in the Canadian literary community. We are excited to be taking this opportunity … [click for more]

Sel by Kate Marshall Flaherty

I would never scold an onion  for causing tears     – Naomi Shihab Nye    I learned the salt content of tears is the same as blood and the sea—   that lysosomes  are healing enzymes,   and sea salt  has nourishing minerals.   We are the same three-fourths water as the earth.   Grey Dead Sea salt … [click for more]

Migrations by Eleonore Schönmaier

The police squint  into the glare on the water looking for small boats.  On a clear day the lightkeeper sees all the way   to Algeria.  Over his sofa hangs a tapestry woven by his grandmother from red   human hair.  Only the birds travel without papers. Though often now   their tiny … [click for more]

Toccata by Joanne Epp

That first lift in the wind, its rough push that sends you staggering. That whisk of leaves across the path. Your hair blown back. A sweeping-out of dead wood, of melancholy. Breathless laughter in the gusts that snatch your voice away. You meet no one except those two who turned … [click for more]

Hamilton Escarpment Park by Ed Woods

steep edge drop-off hidden night effects panoramic view relaxation cabana protection one bench overtaken homeless mans home layers of sleeping bags bundled residual heat melts snow showers my civic plow routine to clear streets for commuters transit and economic needs time for midnight coffee break I request a double order … [click for more]

Suddenly Leaves by Daniela Elza

Letting go .                        of serrated edges   after the rain                stretched flat on unfamiliar pavement  .                       leaves bleed themselves into sidewalks          turning   their webbed essence … [click for more]

Because it snowed by Louise Carson

Soft (as falling snow makes no mistake, covers no missing person or re-shapes the lie of land without a gifting temporariness that cloaks and cleans) and sweet (as when peepers crawl from under winter’s silence, and each call, a raindrop, punctures water’s surface, imprinted where you and I, love, drift … [click for more]

LCP Chapbook Series

The League is embarking on a new quarterly chapbook publication program with the express intent to center diverse voices and rising poetic talents in Canada. The LCP Chapbook Series will publish fresh and exceptional Canadian poetry guided by various themes and forms to increase visibility and recognition for the various … [click for more]

There is a voice by Bänoo Zan

that sings your song  opens your veins to blood  There is a voice who is not you  gives you words you never had  invites you  to the allegory   of the cave  There is a voice in whose tales  you are a myth  shatters your pettiness  and makes you whole  There … [click for more]

Goose in the Bottle by Murray Reiss

The governor of California used to be into Zen. Now he wants Leslie van Houten to explain how she transformed from an upstanding teenager—homecoming princess no less—into a killer who tied a pillow over Rosemary La Bianca’s head with a lamp cord, held her down while another member of Charles … [click for more]

Marcus by Melanie Thompson

“There is lipstick smeared across my mirror. I have crushed so many tubes that I am left with a palette of shades of pink, orange, and red; a myriad of feminine torment. There are still strands of hair woven in my carpet from two fortnights ago, when I took Mother’s … [click for more]

Ars Poetica by Amanda Earl

Some poets celebrate the quietude of spaces, hear music in the awkwardness of silence. Others choke the breath out of a trope. Some leave the starving text to perish. Others carry punctuation marks through the rough. Record the huff of air, pay heed to the rustle of consonants. Some take … [click for more]

Surrender by Lesley Strutt

I take a breath    decant the air   smell  not sorrow    not grief    the damp is not   tinged with death   it lasts  longer than my swift intake shorter   than my life  elegance is not what I am seeking    and yet here    pungent deep and still  waiting where it always was    among … [click for more]

Domestic by Catherine Graham

after “My heart lives in my chest” by Dorothy Molloy He sculpts my words with the chisel of his mouth. Fits me inside his mind’s binding. I do what I’m told to get my playpen back, the edge of no to end each day. What did I do to exit … [click for more]

Review: Auguries | By Clea Roberts

Brick Books | 2017 | 104 Page | $20.00 | Purchase online Signs, Signals, Divinations: Clea Roberts’ Auguries Review by Susan McCaslin Clea Roberts’ spare, finely-crafted Auguries (Brick Books, 2017) is, as the title suggests, a scanning of the Yukon sky and landscape for signs and portents of mysteries both hidden … [click for more]

The Writing Parent – Support System How-Tos

Column by Vanessa Shields I know there are many of us who are writers and parents. This is a wild duality to live. My intention with this column is to write about the challenges of being a parent and a writer. I aim to share stories that reflect both the difficult … [click for more]

REVIEW: FOX HAUNTS | BY PENN KEMP

Aeolus House | 2018 | 97 Page | $20.00 | Purchase online Review by Stanley Fefferman, also found on Opus One Review The way suburban garden fences are a line the fox crosses from the countryside to steal our chickens, is like the line fox, since time immemorial, has crossed … [click for more]

ORDER YOUR COPY OF HEARTWOOD!

To order a copy of Heartwood: Poems for the Love of Trees ($25 including tax) directly from the League office, please email nicole@poets.ca with the all of the following information: First Name: Last Name: Email for invoice: Mailing Address for books:  Number of copies you’d like to order:  Within 5 days … [click for more]

2018 LEAGUE AWARD WINNERS

On Saturday, June 16, 2018 at our annual awards ceremony in Toronto – this year held as part of the Canadian Writers’ Summit at the Harbourfront Centre – we were thrilled to honour the winners of six League of Canadian Poets awards: three book awards, one spoken word award, and two membership … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: BETH GOOBIE

Saskatchewan Arts Board Writing Grant by Beth Goobie   – from breathing at dusk by Beth Goobie, shortlisted for the 2018 Pat Lowther Memorial Award Coteau Books | 2017| 104 Page | $17.95 | Purchase online – Beth Goobie is the author of 25 books. breathing at dusk is her third … [click for more]

REVIEW: A GENEROUS LATITUDE | BY LENEA GRACE

ECW Press | 2018 | 88 Page | $18.95 | Purchase online Review by M.A. Mahadeo – Lenea Grace’s debut poetry collection A Generous Latitude is an intertwined tale of human interaction, love, loss, and the need for connection. Language transcends literal meaning to reflect today’s dating culture, I found … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: SUSAN ELMSLIE

    Trigger Warning by Susan Elmslie The sun was shining outside or it was raining. There were windows but none of them opened. I was wearing clothes but I was naked, that first day back in the classroom after the shooting. The next story we were scheduled to read … [click for more]

THE SHORTLIST IN CONVERSATION | SUSAN ELMSLIE AND BETH GOOBIE

Our conversation happened over a couple of weeks between year-end concerts (Beth plays percussion), end-of-term busyness (Sue’s a CEGEP teacher), grocery shopping (Beth), tending to sick kids (Sue). Both of us enjoyed the process. And both of us are very much looking forward to reading the other’s shortlisted book. BETH … [click for more]

ASK A SHORTLISTER: WHAT KEEPS YOU GOING?

We asked the poets shortlisted for our 2018 Book Awards some questions about their writing lives, inspirations and -of course – poetry. Join us for our weekly series Ask a Shortlister until the winners are announced on June 16, 2018. What keeps you going as a writer? Billy-Ray Belcourt: Now, I write for at least … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: MARY DI MICHELE

    Scotopia by Mary di Michele Beacon shining from the top of Mount Royal, a cross, unblinking under Capricorn. Beaver Lake is iced over. The ring in his pocket stays in his pocket. In the shadow of the red-tailed hawk, what’s left of a crow is now just tail … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: LESLEY BELLEAU

  Milkweed by Lesley Belleau Somehow the feasting attached itself to our bodies gnawing against each others hungry corners. Your tongue birchbark sliding my back against the earth your shoulders half hiding the moonsmile and our breaths are crawling like broken weavings in and out of each other. Isn’t firelight … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: PHOEBE WANG

    Permanent Status by Phoebe Wang I wake like a convalescent in an exemplary country naked between cloudy IKEA sheets and a duvet packed with goose feathers. I know a blanket of snow has been pulled over the world because I felt the weight of it like a benediction … [click for more]

THE WRITING PARENT: THE FIRST EDIT

Column by Vanessa Shields I know there are many of us who are writers and parents. This is a wild duality to live. My intention with this column is to write about the challenges of being a parent and a writer. I aim to share stories that reflect both the difficult … [click for more]

ASK A SHORTLISTER: WHAT ARE YOU READING?

We asked the poets shortlisted for our 2018 Book Awards some questions about their writing lives, inspirations and -of course – poetry. Join us for our weekly series Ask a Shortlister until the winners are announced on June 16, 2018. What are you currently reading? Billy-Ray Belcourt: I just read NOT HERE, Hieu Minh Nguyen’s … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: JULIE PAUL

HONDA CB-750 by Julie Paul At the crossroads of the crotch begins the vulval buzz: ten thousand bees, lips on a trumpet. Together we ride the road that tempts the sea to rise; leather to leather we lean through every curve together – your shoulder dips and machinery follows. Behind … [click for more]

ASK A SHORTLISTER: KAIE KELLOUGH

Kaie Kellough is one of three finalists for the 2018 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award. This annual award was created by Sheri-D Wilson—a pioneer of spoken word poetry in Canada—to honour a Canadian spoken word artist who has made a substantial contribution to the development of spoken word, through the originality … [click for more]

ASK A SHORTLISTER: IAN KETEKU

Ian Keteku is one of three finalists for the 2018 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award. This annual award was created by Sheri-D Wilson—a pioneer of spoken word poetry in Canada—to honour a Canadian spoken word artist who has made a substantial contribution to the development of spoken word, through the … [click for more]

GET TO KNOW THE SHORTLIST: SUSAN ELMSLIE

FROM “POETRY CURE: MUSEUM OF KINDNESS BY SUSAN ELMSLIE” ON ALL LIT UP Museum of Kindness is a collection of poems that register that symbolic lack in various ways, sometimes by offering as counterpoint the vulnerability that is at some level kin to kindness. The book is structured in four sections … [click for more]

ASK A SHORTLISTER: INFLUENCES

We asked the poets shortlisted for our 2018 Book Awards some questions about their writing lives, inspirations and -of course – poetry. Join us for our weekly series Ask a Shortlister until the winners are announced on June 16, 2018. Is there a single piece of writing that has informed you (as a writer, … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: WENDY DONAWA

KitKats for the Blessed by Wendy Donawa My beloved lives down the river valley edged by escarpments wild above wolf willows and golfclub condos. .           Occasionally her neighbour’s garage opens .           to an Aladdin’s cave of pastel Rubbermaids .        … [click for more]

VANCOUVER’S NEWEST POET LAUREATE

>>From the Vancouver Sun’s article “Musqueam rapper Christie Charles named Vancouver’s poet laureate”: “It’s a really monumental thing for me. I’m super-excited and honoured to stand up and champion not just my work, but a lot of local First Nations, from Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh, and also urban Indigenous poets,” … [click for more]

ASK A SHORTLISTER: Can you describe your writing practice?

We asked the poets shortlisted for our 2018 Book Awards some questions about their writing lives, inspirations and -of course – poetry. Join us for our weekly series Ask a Shortlister until the winners are announced on June 16, 2018. DO YOU FEEL THAT YOU’VE FOUND A WRITING PRACTICE THAT WORKS FOR YOU? IF … [click for more]

FRESH VOICES: CHRISTEN THOMAS, M.A. MAHADEO, MICHAEL QUILTY

Welcome to the eleventh edition of Fresh Voices, a project from and for the League’s associate members. The League’s associate members are talented poets who are writing and publishing poetry on their way to becoming established professional poets in the Canadian literary community. We are excited to be taking this opportunity … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: CANISIA LUBRIN

  That Instrument of Laughter by Canisia Lubrin Nowadays I like to say cool cool cool thrashing my tongue like iguana before even a li’l wind ruffle my branch. Because that was the dark, that was the dark between my lips, saying nothing beyond the resolute, so I forlorn, cool? … [click for more]

GET TO KNOW THE SHORTLIST: MARY DI MICHELE

FROM “BICYCLE THIEVES: AN INTERVIEW WITH MARY DI MICHELE” BY NATHANIEL G. MOORE FOR PRISM INTERNATIONAL Was “Life Sentences” always going to go up to 100 verses? How did that poem evolve during the process of completing Bicycle Thieves? For me, the poem was a page-turner, something readers of poetry don’t … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: BENJAMIN HERTWIG

    Night Convoy, Kandahar by Benjamin Hertwig you pitch past market .   stalls backlit like nativity grottos .   in prairie catholic churches where men in bare .   feet knead flour into naan .   share tea the news of the day swerve around .   skitter of dogs garbage and meatsmoke … [click for more]

REVIEW: THE PANIC ROOM | BY REBECCA PAPUCARU

Nightwood Editions | 2017 | 96 Page | $18.95 | Purchase online The Prodigal Daughter’s Return to Memory: Review by Diana Manole Our shared Romanian cultural background has instantly attracted me to The Panic Room (Nightwood Editions, 2017), Rebbeca Păpucaru’s debut collection of poems. I was keen to find out … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: KAREN ENNS

    White Flag by Karen Enns Our lives are dreamlike and ungrounded. What we thought we understood is left behind in yellowed newsprint on the seats of trains and buses, in the cellars of old houses with uneven roofs. What do we know of the solid calculations of our … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: PUNEET DUTT

Wild State by Puneet Dutt “…understand yourself as rendered hypervisible in the face of such language acts.” -Claudia Rankine when you lasso    voice down from a country rope burns the flesh mother or the grandfather die dirty words hang with friends in backseats when it forks at school where … [click for more]

EXCERPTS FROM THE SHORTLIST: BILLY-RAY BELCOURT

THE CREATOR IS TRANS by Billy-Ray Belcourt the creator is trans and the earth is a psychology experiment to determine how quickly we mistake a body for anything but a crime scene the product of older crime scenes. there is a heaven and it is a place called gay. gay … [click for more]

TWUC’S ADVOCACY ALERT: HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED

This is your chance to tell your story face-to-face with the MPs reviewing the Copyright Act.   From The Writer’s Union of Canada: The Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology announced today it will hold formal hearings and public, open-mic sessions for the statutory review of the Copyright Act … [click for more]

2018 BOOK AWARDS: SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENTS

The League of Canadian Poets proudly presents the 2018 Book Awards shortlists for the Gerald Lampert and Pat Lowther Memorial Awards, the Raymond Souster Award and, together with the Calgary Spoken Word Society, the finalists for the 2018 Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award. The winners will be announced in Toronto … [click for more]

#NPM18: WEEKLY ROUND-UP | WEEK FOUR

Overwhelmed by all the amazing National Poetry Month content coming out every day? Need a refresher? We’ll be rounding up our blog content, along with the awesome stuff our friends at All Lit Up, 49th Shelf, and CBC Books are releasing – plus other NPM news that catches our eye each week; all month long. – … [click for more]

#NPM18: CANADIAN INDEPENDENT BOOKSTORE DAY

To celebrate Canadian Independent Bookstore Day, we’re sharing some of the awesome National Poetry Month displays installed in independent bookstores all across Canada that we’ve seen on social media this month. Click the photo to visit the bookseller’s website. Thanks to each and every small bookstore that makes a space … [click for more]

#NPM18: JOIN THE LEAGUE

Thinking of joining the League? Now is a great time to apply! Our membership year starts in April, making National Poetry Month the perfect launch point to maximize the benefits we offer. Prospective members make note: there’s still time to apply for support from our funding programs. Another great reason … [click for more]

#NPM18: TODAY IS POEM IN YOUR POCKET DAY!

Today, April 26, 2018, we’re celebrating Poem in Your Pocket Day – and we hope you’ll join us! On this day, select a poem, carry it with you, and share it with others at schools, bookstores, libraries, parks, workplaces, street corners, and on social media using the hashtag #pocketpoem. – … [click for more]

ANNOUNCING CALGARY’S NEW POET LAUREATE

>> From the Alberta Foundation for the Arts’ article, “Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate”: “As poets speak so they listen—poets listen through the ideas that arrive and arise from the earth and through community eyes. Calgary, Mohkínstsis, the place where two rivers meet—is an epicentre of poetry and spoken … [click for more]

#NPM18: LA POÉSIE PARTOUT | GUEST POST BY JONATHAN LAMY

de diffusion, de médiation et de dissémination de la poésie For the English translation of this article, click here. La poésie peut être faite partout, avoir lieu n’importe où. Voilà le principe fondateur de La poésie partout, un organisme à but non lucratif mis sur pied à Montréal en janvier 2017, … [click for more]

#NPM18: WEEKLY ROUND-UP | WEEK THREE

Overwhelmed by all the amazing National Poetry Month content coming out every day? Need a refresher? We’ll be rounding up our blog content, along with the awesome stuff our friends at Open Book, All Lit Up, 49th Shelf, and CBC Books are releasing – plus other NPM news that catches our eye each week; all month long. … [click for more]