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A Quiet Coming of Light: a Poetic Memoir: Jude's trademarks are a tension between delicacy and power, between obliqueness and honesty, between unmawkish sorrow and ironic humour at her own expense. (Check out the leopard-print lingerie poem.) Read the review by Susanna Braund in the Bowen Island Undercurrent here.
milk tooth bane bone: "One of the places Elza's poetry takes us is the abiding truth of this: if we have to be truly philosophical / we will not say / a word. Elza recognizes not only the power of words and the shape of language, but
Dark Matter: "Who knew, for example, that celibacy could be rendered with such sensuality and empowerment?" Daniel Gawthrop writing in ICN: read the review here.
"The heart has never surfaced more queer": A review of Emilia Nielsen's poetry collection Surge Narrows by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian is here.or: join the mailing list
Emilia Nielsen's Surge Narrows was short-listed for the 2014 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award by the League of Canadian Poets.
Adrienne Gruber's chapbook Mimic won the 2012 bpNichol chapbook award.
Jude Neale's Only the Fallen Can See was long lisited for the 2012 Relit Awards.
Kirsty Elliot's True was short-listed for the League of Canadian Poets 2012 Gerald Lampert Award and long-listed for the 2012 ReLit Awards.
Tina Biello was shortlisted for the Bressani Prize at the Vancouver Italian Cultural Centre for Momenti.
Susan Musgrave and Leanne Boschman were short-listed for the ReLit Awards for their Leaf titles.
Susan Musgrave's Obituary of Light was short-listed for the CAA Award for Poetry.
K. Louise Vincent's The Discipline of Undressing long-listed for the ReLit Awards
Kim Goldberg's Ride Backwards on Dragon shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Award.
Allan Brown's Imagines co-winner of 2009 bpNichol Chapbook Award.