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Norma Jeane Baker of Troy Cover Image
$11.95
ISBN: 9780811229364
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Published: New Directions - February 25th, 2020

Anne Carson’s new work that reconsiders the stories of two iconic women—Marilyn Monroe and Helen of Troy—from their point of view


The Tower Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781552454114
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Published: Coach House Books - April 14th, 2020

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 mortality as an aging spiritualist Irish Senator, this version contends with a new mortality: ours.


Pop Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781552454091
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Published: Coach House Books - April 14th, 2020

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.


Avant Desire: A Nicole Brossard Reader: A Nicole Brossard Reader Cover Image
By Brossard, Queryas (Editor), Robichaud (Editor)
$22.95
ISBN: 9781552454039
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Published: Coach House Books - October 6th, 2020

The definitive survey of an essential feminist poet.


letters to the person i was Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781524854041
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Published: Andrews McMeel Publishing - February 25th, 2020

Sana Abuleil presents a poetry collection of forgiveness, reflection, and self-love. 

letters to the person i was is a poetry collection about the past, the present, and the future. It is a compilation of every word Sana wishes someone had said to her when she was a young girl. When she was struggling. Falling. Breaking. Bleeding.


The Gospel of Breaking Cover Image
$12.95
ISBN: 9781551527970
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - March 31st, 2020

In The Gospel of Breaking, Jillian Christmas confirms what followers of her performance and artistic curation have long known: there is magic in her words. Befitting someone who "speaks things into being," Christmas extracts from family history, queer lineage, and the political landscape of a racialized life to create a rich, softly defiant collection of poems.


My Art Is Killing Me and Other Poems Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781551527932
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Published: Arsenal Pulp Press - March 31st, 2020

In her novels, poetry, and prose, Amber Dawn has written eloquently on queer femme sexuality, individual and systemic trauma, and sex work justice, themes drawn from her own lived experience and revealed most notably in her award-winning memoir How Poetry Saved My Life.


You Won't Always Be This Sad: A Book of Moments Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781771088398
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Published: Nimbus Publishing Limited - April 30th, 2020

Somewhere
in the midst of this mess--must be a poem


Salt in My Life Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781774150016
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Published: Mawenzi House/Tsar Publishers - February 1st, 2020

Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. This new collection contains seven chapters of bilingual poems.


Likely Stories Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781553805908
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Published: Ronsdale Press - December 15th, 2019

Poetry. These poems featuring the brilliant, the misfit, and the music of the stars summon us into the heart of what it means to be human and passionate on this wild ride we call life on Earth.


Odes & Laments Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781773860152
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Published: Caitlin Press Inc. - December 20th, 2019

Through poems that celebrate the overlooked beauty in the everyday or that mourn human incursions upon the natural world, Fiona Tinwei Lam weaves polythematic threads into a shimmering tapestry that reveals the complexities of being human in an environment under threat.


Taking Measures: Selected Serial Poems Cover Image
$49.95
ISBN: 9781772012378
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Published: Talonbooks - December 24th, 2019

The first-ever collection of the major serial poems by Canada's inaugural Parliamentory Poet Laureate, George Bowering, Taking Measures includes work from each of the last six decades, beginning with Bowering's engagement with process-based long poems in the 1960s and 1970s and moving through his continued exploration of the form in recent decades.


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