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By Sina Queyras

The title of Sina Queyras’s new collection suggests an equation for measuring grief – “memory x time” – while parodying the reduction of human emotions to algebraic formulae. This pataphy...

April 16, 2014 | Filed under: Poetry

By E.D. Blodgett

To reimagine the lyric form, one must possess a deep knowledge of its history. E.D. Blodgett, professor emeritus of comparative literature, author of more than 20 books of poetry, criticism, and translation, and recip...

April 16, 2014 | Filed under: Poetry

By Anne-Marie Turza

Anne-Marie Turza’s debut collection hits like a shock of black river water. Its combination of chilling imagery and stark sentiment stings in the best possible way. The title piece is broken into three parts, di...

April 16, 2014 | Filed under: Poetry

By Jill Jorgenson

Toronto writer Jill Jorgenson has infused her first collection of poetry with a gentle and beguiling gracefulness. The book opens with “Daybreak Suite,” a group of four poems that beautifully sets the tone...

April 16, 2014 | Filed under: Poetry