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Review: China Suite by Julie de Belle

Reviewed by Sandra Stephenson Here is a little book I read with a haiku mind.  A haiga mind, really, as…
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Review: This White Nest by Frances Boyle

Reviewed by Kim Fahner This review was originally published by Prairie Fire, Jan 28, 2020.  In the title poem of…
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Thursday’s Child: Review of The Marta Poems by Susan J. Atkinson

Reviewed by John Vardon Originally published by The New Quarterly As a poetry editor for The New Quarterly, I first…
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Review of Serve the Sorrowing World with Joy by Meg Freer and Chantel Lavoie

Reviewed by Frances Boyle   Serve the Sorrowing World With Joy by Meg Freer and Chantel Lavoie (Woodpecker Lane Press,…
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Time Will Tell: a Review of The Eleventh Hour by Carolyn Marie Souaid

Reviewed by Josh Quirion My grandmother’s got two vertical freezers so full of food, it’s her house I’m running to…
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Review of To the Men Who Write Goodbye Letters by Gianna Patriarca

Reviewed by Caroline Morgan Di Giovanni Toronto poet Gianna Patriarca’s new book, To the Men Who Write Goodbye Letters, has…
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One Poem – A Review of A Beautiful Stone: Poems and Ululations by Lynda Monahan and Rod Thompson

Reviewed by Louise Carson After reading A Beautiful Stone, and then the poem on the back cover – ‘Following the…
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Review of Parramisha by Frances Roberts Reilly

reviewed by Bob MacKenzie.   In firmly holding onto the desire to love and cherish one another we keep faith…
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Accessible, a review of The Vivian Poems: Street Photographer Vivian Maier, by Bruce Rice

Reviewed by Louise Carson. I’d seen a documentary about this woman, a Chicago nanny, born 1926, died 2009, who never…
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Spontaneous Poetry Writing Webinar

with Kate Marshall Flaherty! This event took place on January 30, 2021. Spontaneous poetry writing is the act of connecting…
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Sageing, Wider and Deeper: Penn Kemp in Conversation with Jane Munro

by Penn Kemp. The Words Festival has been one of London ON’s liveliest cultural events, presented annually since 2014. But…
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Review of DREAM FRAGMENTS by Mirabel

Reviewed by Catherine Morrison DREAM FRAGMENTS is an incredible collection of poems that bring readers into her mind, experiencing the…
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Book Review: Glass Float by Jane Munro

Reviewed by Marguerite Pigeon. In her last collection, Blue Sonoma (Brick Books, 2014), Jane Munro used dreamscapes and reportage as…
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Review: Swoon by Elana Wolff

Reviewed by Kate Marshall Flaherty Swoon by Elana Wolff. Guernica Editions, 2020, 94 pp, ISBN 978-1-77183-507-7 Elana Wolff explores the…
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Straddling the Third Wall: A review of footlights by Pearl Pirie

Reviewed by Louise Carson. Straddling the Third Wall: A review of footlights by Pearl Pirie, Radiant Press, Regina, 2020. Hide-dingle.…
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Apples and Oranges, Plastic and Screens, Crows on Utility Poles: a review of Fiona Tinwei Lam’s Odes and Laments

Reviewed by Crystal Hurdle   Lam’s third poetry collection, Odes and Laments, surprisingly sweet, offers an equal measure of elegies and…
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Meditations on Steffler’s Forty-One Pages

Review of Forty-One Pages: On Poetry, Language and Wilderness by John Steffler Reviewed by Antony Di Nardo   In his…
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Review of Understan by Gavin Barrett

Reviewed by Patrick Connors Gavin Barrett lives a life with many layers of creativity. Much of his service to poetry…
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An Update for Access Copyright Members

Please review this update from Access Copyright for details about changes in advocacy, innovation, COVID-19, and Legal matters. Access Copyright…
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An Expectation of Enlightenment: walking the Camino

Review of The Way History Dries by Keith Inman Reviewed by John B. Lee       “Than longen folk to goon on…
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Unhappy, Women Write Poems: A review of Folding Laundry on Judgment Day by Miller Adams

Reviewed by Louise Carson This was a difficult book to read. Not because the poems are inaccessible, or boring, or…
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Feminist Caucus in Conversation Series

The LCP Feminist Caucus presents: Feminist Caucus in Conversation: a chapbook and audio project from the League of Canadian Poets.…
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Exodus 13 by Amanda Earl

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Review of Devolution by Kim Goldberg

reviewed by Carole Mertz. Kim Goldberg writes surrealistic poetry that sometimes incorporates formal poetic forms. Many of the 60 poems…
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Music, Art, Mortality – A Review of Sue Chenette’s Clavier, Paris, Alyssum

Reviewed by Louise Carson. I must have been feeling a bit rebellious the morning I picked up Sue Chenette’s recent…
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Another spring by Renée M. Sgroi

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What the walrus said: a review of Claudia Coutu Radmore’s rabbit

Reviewed by Louise Carson. While Claudia Coutu Radmore may not talk “Of shoes and ships – and sealing wax –…
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In the 4 a.m.: A Review of Arleen Paré’s Earle Street

Reviewed by Clayton Longstaff   two women together alone in the luminous house   When you look out your window,…
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That Sinking Feeling: in the broken boat with Daniela Elza

Reviewed by Louise Carson. It was with a sinking feeling in my gut that I started to read Daniela Elza’s…
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Up North with Gillian Harding-Russell, a book review of In Another Air

Reviewed by Louise Carson   Geography. Do we want poems of a geographical nature? Sure we do, especially in Canada,…
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