Poetry Suite • 5 • by Elizabeth Tessier

MESH AND MYTH Poems on Relationship: A suite of ten poems by ELIZABETH TESSIER    Losing Face Given the blank face her husband got all the right numbers          but put them on the outside of the circle. He is himself        with certain absences so he begrudges her reminders but forgets                  to take the pill. Faced … Continue reading Poetry Suite • 5 • by Elizabeth Tessier

Book Reviews: Barwin / Gwathmey / Bunting / M. Travis Lane

BOOK REVIEWS by GARY BARWIN FOLKTALES, TREES AND EMPTY BOWLS: HAMILTON REVIEWS NEW BRUNSWICK MATTHEW GWATHMEY’S Our Latest in Folktales [Brick Books, 2019, $20.00] SANDRA BUNTING’S Identified in Trees [Marram Press, 2015, $14.99] M. TRAVIS LANE’S A Tent, A Lantern, An Empty Bowl [Palimpsest Press, 2019, SALE: $15.16] Matthew Gwathmey’s first book, Our Latest in … Continue reading Book Reviews: Barwin / Gwathmey / Bunting / M. Travis Lane

Book Reviews: LeBlanc / Heslop / Barrick / Bassnett

BOOK REVIEWS by AMY LeBLANC WHERE WE ARE COMING FROM AND WHERE WE ARE HEADED: CALGARY REVIEWS LONDON KEVIN HESLOP’S there is no minor violence just as there is no negligible cough during an aria [Victoria: Frog Hollow Press, 2019, $15.00] DAVID BARRICK’S Incubation Chamber [Toronto: Anstruther Press, 2019, $10.00] MADELINE BASSNETT’S Under the Gamma … Continue reading Book Reviews: LeBlanc / Heslop / Barrick / Bassnett

Book Reviews: Bassnett / Dennis / Haysom / Parisien

BOOK REVIEWS by MADELINE BASSNETT LAYERED TRANSFORMATIONS: LONDON REVIEWS OTTAWA MICHAEL DENNIS’ Bad Engine: New + Selected Poems [Vancouver: Anvil, 2017, $28.00] JENNY HAYSOM’S Dividing the Wayside [Kingsville: Palimpsest, 2018, SALE PRICE: $15.16] DOMINIK PARISIEN’S We, Old Young Ones [Victoria: Frog Hollow, 2019, $14.00] If Ottawa poets Michael Dennis, Jenny Haysom, and Dominik Parisien are … Continue reading Book Reviews: Bassnett / Dennis / Haysom / Parisien