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Life Experience Coolant by Colin Fulton

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Life Experience Coolant is a collection of four long poems informed by artistic isolation, directionless reading, and the avoidance mechanisms that make poetry simultaneously possible and impossible at our current cultural velocity.
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Laws of Rest - Poetry by David B. Goldstein

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Laws of Rest explores a new form, the prose sonnet - an intricate chamber of text enclosed within four quatrains of right-justified prose. In their box-like aesthetics, the poems conjure the weird, meticulous worlds of Joseph Cornell or Edmund Spenser.
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The Red Album by Stephen Collis (ePub Digital Download)

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In the tradition of Borges, Nabakov, and Bolaño, The Red Album is a work of fiction that questions historical authenticity and authority. Divided into two parts, the book begins with an edited and footnoted narrative of dubious origins. In the second part, a section of "documents" (including essays, memoirs, a short play and a filmography) shed light on the first narrative. Familiar characters are revealed to be writers, and the writer and editors of the initial narrative are revealed to be characters. As the ghosts of social revolutions of the past are lifted from the soil in Catalonia, and a new revolution unfolds in South America, the number of mysteriously missing author/characters grows almost as fast as new author/ characters emerge and complicate and scatter the threads of the story.

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The Small Nouns Crying Faith by Phil Hall (ePub digital download)

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The first word in this new collection by Phil Hall is "raw" and the last word is "blurtip." Between these, many nouns cry faith within a hook-less framework that sings in chorus while undermining such standard forms & tropes as "the memoir," "genealogy" and "the shepherd's calendar."

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Nilling + Gimme yr little quiet Book Bundle

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Get both Nilling by Lisa Robertson and Gimme yr little quite by Aisha Sasha John for $21
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Nilling by Lisa Robertson (PDF Digital Download)

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Nilling is a sequence of 6 loosely linked prose essays about noise, pornography, the codex, melancholy, Lucretius, folds, cities and related aporias: in short, these are essays on reading.

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Chris Eaton, A Biography by Chris Eaton (ePub Digital Download)

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Chris Eaton, A Biography is a novel that arises from the idea that we have all been driven, at some point, to Google ourselves. And if you did, what did you find? That there are people out there who seem to have something in common with you? Dates, places, interests?
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NEW LANG(UAGE) SIGN A Poem by Gary Barwin & Gregory Betts

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Moments Café No. 10

In honour of Robert Burns Day 2013, Gary Barwin and Gregory Betts have composed a new work on an old theme by Scotland's favourite son.

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Nilling by Lisa Robertson (ePub Digital Download)

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Nilling is a sequence of 6 loosely linked prose essays about noise, pornography, the codex, melancholy, Lucretius, folds, cities and related aporias: in short, these are essays on reading.

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Voluptuous Pleasure: The Truth about the Writing Life by Marianne Apostolides (ePub Digital Download)

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Voluptuous Pleasure is a collection of non-fiction whose title states that non-fiction does not exist. Sensuous and smart, ambiguous but incisive in their truths - these stories take you into brothels and bedrooms, kitchens and consciousness; they seduce you along the limits of non-fiction, making you question the veracity of anything you've ever read - or even experienced. Put your trust in the language itself: you can't trust reality, not anymore. If you've ever been confused about what "creative non-fiction" is, look no further: this book defines the genre.

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Enter the Raccoon by Beatriz Hausner (ePub Digital Download)

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Enter the Raccoon documents a love affair between a woman and a raccoon. They are a couple that loves without preconceptions, whose being together eschews all limits until their beliefs in the self are put to the test.

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Agony by Steven Zultanski (ePub Download)

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Agony is the first in a trilogy of long confessional poems. It uses semi-rigorous mathematical and logical constraints to view the author's life and body, telescopically, as little bits of time and space.

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You Must Work Harder to Write Poetry of Excellence: Crafts Discourse and the Common Reader in Canadian Poetry Book Reviews by Donato Mancini (ePub Digital Download)

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While Canadian poetic practices have steadily pluralised since the early 1960s, the poetry review has remained stubbornly constant. You Must Work Harder to Write Poetry of Excellence is a critical, and at times hilarious survey of reviews of innovative Canadian poetry in English since 1961.

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Fall 2012 Launch Package

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Get all the trade books we just published in the fall of 2012. We'll even throw in a copy of a signed limited edition chapbook by André Alexis that we produced for subscribers only!
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Nobody Rides for Free: A Drifter in the Americas by John Francis Hughes (ePub Digital Download)

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Nobody Rides For Free: A Drifter in the Americas chronicles former bike courier John Hughes' rambles through Latin America on a bicycle. In this gripping mosaic-travellogue, readers are introduced to banditos, artists, grifters, would-be wives, dope fiends and attacking monkeys: a cast of characters who conspire to reduce him to alcoholic destitution. His last remaining $400 is spent sailing the Amazon, flying to Miami, and then hitchhiking across some of the most frightening highways in the United States with the goal of making it safely home to Vancouver. Throughout his adventures we learn about con-artistry, fear, and kindness set against the imposing backdrop of everything we think we know about the Americas. Nobody Rides For Free sheds light on obscure 1990s road culture while gearing itself to the needs of anyone with a desire to run from their demons on the open road.

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Chris Eaton, A Biography by Chris Eaton

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Chris Eaton, A Biography is a novel that arises from the idea that we have all been driven, at some point, to Google ourselves. And if you did, what did you find? That there are people out there who seem to have something in common with you? Dates, places, interests?
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The Red Album by Stephen Collis

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In the tradition of Borges, Nabakov, and Bolaño, The Red Album is a work of fiction that questions historical authenticity and authority. Divided into two parts, the book begins with an edited and footnoted narrative of dubious origins. In the second part, a section of "documents" (including essays, memoirs, a short play and a filmography) shed light on the first narrative. Familiar characters are revealed to be writers, and the writer and editors of the initial narrative are revealed to be characters. As the ghosts of social revolutions of the past are lifted from the soil in Catalonia, and a new revolution unfolds in South America, the number of mysteriously missing author/characters grows almost as fast as new author/ characters emerge and complicate and scatter the threads of the story.
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The Small Nouns Crying Faith by Phil Hall

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The first word in this new collection by Phil Hall is "raw" and the last word is "blurtip." Between these, many nouns cry faith within a hook-less framework that sings in chorus while undermining such standard forms & tropes as "the memoir," "genealogy" and "the shepherd's calendar."

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Tuft by Kim Minkus

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With Tuft, Kim Minkus takes us on flights of poetic fancy into futures where we "observe the green elite" and "iceplants bloom in the monotony of paved paths." We tangle and climb into language and are swept into the lives of the animals that haunt the shores of our city's waterways. This is a world where worker, lover, animal and poet unite.

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Virtualis: Topologies of the Unreal by David Dowker & Christine Stewart

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Virtualis: Topologies of the Unreal is a poetic investigation of melancholia and the baroque. As a collaborative reading of writers such as Walter Benjamin, Christine Buci-Glucksmann, Giorgio Agamben, Gilles Deleuze, Charles Baudelaire and Arthur Rimbaud, David Dowker and Christine Stewart have created a series of linguistic interjections that run from the allegorical barricades of the baroque to the topological confound of the modern, incorporating (for example) Medusa and the Sphinx, aestivating snails and the alchemy of bees. Lush and extravagant, this is writing tuned in to the terrestrial spectacle.

Shortlisted for the 2014 Alberta Literary Awards Stephan G. Stephansson Award for Poetry

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fur(l) parachute by Shannon Maguire

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Finalist for the 2014 Goldie Awards: Poetry Category

fur(l) parachute claims as its surrogate the Old English poem “Wulf and Eadwacer.” Declining from a mutant echo of this nineteen-line fragment that appears in the tenth century Exeter manuscript as a text that might be a riddle, or an example of a woman’s lament, or even a broken elegy, the language of fur(l) parachute is further disrupted by such texts as instructions on how to make a parachute lure for fly fishing or the misreading of mathematical knot diagrams. Wryly troubling origins, this poem multiplies its outlawed longing for all that cannot cross.

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Meditations on Georges de La Tour by Paal-Helge Haugen (Translated by Roger Greenwald)

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Paal-Helge Haugen's Meditasjonar over Georges de La Tour (Meditations on Georges de La Tour) was published in Norwegian in 1990, won the Norwegian Critics' Prize, and was a finalist for the Nordic Council's Literature Prize. The book consists of a series of thirty-four poems that emerge from Haugen's long engagement with the work of the French painter.

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The Coming Envelope Issue 6

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Five writers have contributed work to Issue 6: Michael Boughn, Tamara Faith Berger, Christopher Higgs, Alan Reed, and Alex Licker.
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OUTWITH by David Herd

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New British Poets No. 1

OUTWITH presents a series of poems about dis- placement, about locations where one becomes "unlocatable," and the imposition of that most indeterminate and yet ever expanding "state" - the state of exception.
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I Don't Feel So Good by Elizabeth Bachinsky

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I Don't Feel So Good is comprised of material selected from the handwritten journals and notes of Elizabeth Bachinsky (1986-2012). Lines and passages were selected by the roll of a die and appear in the order the die saw fit. In blending confessional and procedural techniques with disjunctive chronology and random chance, this book explores and exacerbates possibilities of the narrative mode both within the text and for the reader. Not so much "written" as "received."

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Killdeer by Phil Hall (ePub Digital Download)

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Winner of 75th Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry
Winner of the 25th Trillium Book Prize
Winner of an Alcuin Award for Design
Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize

Department of Critical Thought No. 4

These are poems of critical thought that have been influenced by old fiddle tunes. These are essays that are not out to persuade so much as ruminate, invite, accrue.
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Killdeer by Phil Hall (PDF)

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Winner of 75th Governor General's Literary Award for Poetry
Winner of the 25th Trillium Book Prize
Winner of an Alcuin Award for Design
Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize

Department of Critical Thought No. 4

These are poems of critical thought that have been influenced by old fiddle tunes. These are essays that are not out to persuade so much as ruminate, invite, accrue.
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Paradise Lust, Book 1: Damage Report by John Kinsella

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The first book of Paradise Lust, an interaction with Milton's Paradise Lost.

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Swim by Marianne Apostolides (PDF eBook)

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Breathe on four. Define your terms. What is this desire?

Attuned to a body in motion, Swim pulls the reader beneath the logic of prose, into the eroticism of language itself. The arcing rhythm of a body breathing &ndash a woman marking her birth as she swims in a pool &ndash sustains the unique and hypnotic language that becomes the medium through which this story moves. PDF eBook.
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Ohmhole by Tyler Hayden (PDF eBook)

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Imagine a not-so-distant future in which everyone is HIV positive and, sooner or later, ends up in a state-operated hospice dying of AIDS. PDF eBook.
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