Book Reviews: Palmu / Cowper / Chafe

BOOK REVIEWS by BRIAN PALMU DANIEL COWPER’S Grotesque Tenderness 
[McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018. $17.95] AIDAN CHAFE’S Short Histories of Light 
[McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018. $16.95] The line “Is the eternal / world a city or wood? I ask myself / that often” appears in “Cinematheque”, a poem from Daniel Cowper’s first trade collection, Grotesque Tenderness. … Continue reading Book Reviews: Palmu / Cowper / Chafe

Book Review: Danny Jacobs / Kelly S. Thompson

BOOK REVIEW by DANNY JACOBS No, This Story Would be Mine KELLY S. THOMPSON’S Girls Need Not Apply: Field Notes from the Forces 
[McClelland & Stewart, 2019]       After 60-odd pages of ostracization, verbal abuse, indignities, failures, and physical hardship, an eighteen-year-old Kelly Thompson experiences her first triumph while fieldstripping her weapon during … Continue reading Book Review: Danny Jacobs / Kelly S. Thompson

Book Review: Rachel More • Margaret Lindsay Holton

BOOK REVIEW by Rachel More Margaret Lindsay Holton’s Trillium 
 Trillium by Margaret Lindsay Holton is a book that is steeped in both geography and history. A very specific, very localized geography and history. Trillium chronicles the history of the Niagara Peninsula and European settlement and development here. From the first sentence “Clinging tightly to … Continue reading Book Review: Rachel More • Margaret Lindsay Holton