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  • An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading

    An Autobiography of the Autobiography of Reading

    The geopolitics of empire had already prepared me for this…coloniality constructs outsides and insides—worlds to be chosen, disturbed, interpreted, and navigated—in order to live something like a r...

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  • Fields of Light and Stone

    Fields of Light and Stone

    You lie awake, needlessly fingering this patchwork guilt. Remorse, a code you live by; distress calls for someone to blame. —from “Threads” Following the deaths of her Mennonite grandparents, An...

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  • Ghosts Still Linger

    Ghosts Still Linger

    In the arena, she shot cigarettes and coins from her trusting husband’s hand. Some women wished she would miss. —from “Little Sure Shot” Kat Cameron’s poetry illuminates the unsung perspectives ...

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  • To float, to drown, to close up, to open

    To float, to drown, to close up, to open

    In this collection, E. Alex Pierce enters the territory of memory embedded in landscape where “language tied to the land” evokes the cadence of tidal rivers and creates a fluid world. She traces th...

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  • Knowings and Knots

    Knowings and Knots

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  • Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth

    Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth

    Malcolm Forsyth (1936–2011) was a musical legend: a much-loved composer, performer, teacher, and mentor. Reflections on Malcolm Forsyth presents a captivating and approachable portrait of one of Ca...

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  • Writing Beyond the End Times? / Écrire au-delà de la fin des temps ?

    Writing Beyond the End Times? / Écrire au-delà de la fin des temps ?

    The Literatures of Canada and Quebec / Les littératures au Canada et au Québec

    This collection of essays examines how the sense of crisis that occasionally seems to overwhelm us directs and transforms Canadian and Quebec writings in English and French, and conversely, how lit...

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  • Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Tiny Lights for Travellers

    Why couldn’t I occupy the world as those model-looking women did, with their flowing hair, pulling their tiny bright suitcases as if to say, I just arrived from elsewhere, and I already belong here...

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  • There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There Are Not Enough Sad Songs

    There is beauty in the teacup like dresses requiring crinoline or beaded purses too small to carry anything but anger. —from “Inheritance” Marita Dachsel’s third poetry collection explores parenth...

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  • Government Information in Canada

    Government Information in Canada

    Access and Stewardship

    Public access to government information forms the foundation of a healthy liberal democracy, but because this information can be precarious, it needs stewardship. Government Information in Canada p...

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  • Apostrophes VIII

    Apostrophes VIII

    Nothing Is But You and I

    The late sun falls slowly into the afternoon of your eyes, and there it pauses as one might pause to take a breath —from “Lost” Nothing Is But You and I, the breathtaking final volume in the Apos...

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  • Indigenous Education

    Indigenous Education

    New Directions in Theory and Practice

    For Indigenous students and teachers alike, formal teaching and learning occurs in contested places. In Indigenous Education, leading scholars in contemporary Indigenous education from North Americ...

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  • Sam Steele

    Sam Steele

    A Biography

    Sam Steele, “the man who tamed the Gold Rush,” had a glittering, high-profile public career, yet his private life has been closely protected. Sam Steele: A Biography follows Steele’s rise from farm...

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  • Waiting

    Waiting

    An Anthology of Essays

    The verb esperar means to wait. It also means to hope.—“The Past Was a Small Notebook, Much Scribbled-Upon”, Cora Siré Waiting, that most human of experiences, saturates all of our lives. We spend...

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  • Magnetic North

    Magnetic North

    Sea Voyage to Svalbard

    “Windburned, eyes closed, this: beneath the keening of bergs, a deeper thresh of glaciers calving, creaking with sun. Sound of earth, her bones, wide russet bowl of hips splaying open. From these s...

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  • Keetsahnak / Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters

    Keetsahnak / Our Missing and Murdered Indigenous Sisters

    In Keetsahnak / Our Murdered and Missing Indigenous Sisters, the tension between personal, political, and public action is brought home starkly as the contributors look at the roots of violence and...

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  • Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland, Letters

    Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland, Letters

    Margaret Laurence and Jack McClelland—one of Canada’s most beloved writers and one of Canada’s most significant publishers—enjoyed an unusual rapport. In this collection of annotated letters, reade...

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  • Crow Never Dies

    Crow Never Dies

    Life on the Great Hunt

    “It was a different crow, but the same crow, you understand? Because there is only one Crow. God made them all black and identical-looking because there is no reason for them to be different birds....

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  • Songs for Dead Children

    Songs for Dead Children

    In a series of poems inspired by Gustav Mahler's Kindertotenlieder, E.D. Blodgett searches for meaning amidst grief. In the contemplative gentleness of his words, he finds the special light childre...

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  • Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Welcome to the Anthropocene

    Alice Major observes the comedy and the tragedy of this human-dominated moment on Earth. Major’s most persistent question—“Where do we fit in the universe?”—is made more urgent by the ecological ca...

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  • Rain Shadow

    Rain Shadow

    Rain Shadow is a collection of poetry that explores the fraught relationship between the natural world and humans yearning to connect with something greater than themselves. The poems range through...

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  • The Evolving Feminine Ballet Body

    The Evolving Feminine Ballet Body

    Dance has become increasingly visible within contemporary culture: just think of reality TV shows featuring this art form. This shift brings the ballet body into renewed focus. Historically both ce...

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