I see my love more clearly from a distance by Nora Gould

Review by Allison LaSorda Late last year, Russell Smith of The Globe and Mail wrote an article on Canada’s unlikely poetry renaissance; in it, he suggests an increasing interest in…

(NOT) GIRLS AND (MAD)WOMEN: Tiqqun’s Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young Girl and Kate Zambreno’s Heroines

Review by Heather Cromarty A little less then ten years after her first video, where she played the perfect conception of a virgin-whore, Britney Spears seemingly lost her mind. By…

As Long As Trees Last

Hoa Nguyen’s “As Long As Trees Last”

Some years ago, during a seminar on Joanne Kyger in one of my favourite classes at McGill (“Poetry at the Mid-Century: the New York School and the San Francisco Renaissance”),…

Two from Derek Beaulieu’s “No Press”

If you aren’t aware, Derek Beaulieu is a prolific artist who is extremely active within multiple art communities. No surprise then that his newest chapbook imprint No Press is just…

Helen Guri’s “Match”

Robert Brand is no Superstar Ken doll, but rather an emotionally challenged middle-ager who buys into the lyrics of the “Barbie Girl” song that when “life is plastic, it’s fantastic.”…

Donato Mancini’s “You Must Work Harder to Write Poetry of Excellence”

Donato Mancini’s “You Must Work Harder to Write Poetry of Excellence” is a book about writing about poetry. There is an ideology lurking unspoken in the practice of reviewing poetry…

Motherhood in the Work: An Inte[re]view of Montreal Visual Artist Frédérique Ulman-Gagné

I was trying to work in the house and I had a very young child that was always beside me and naturally he started picking up the paints. I would…

Statues and Drones: A Review of Public Figures by Jena Osman

How come there are no right wing poets actively working today? There must be a few out there somewhere, but I don’t think I’ve ever come across one. I wondered…

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