I recently reviewed poet Adéle Barclay's Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize-winning collection, If I Were in a Cage I'd Reach Out For You, published by Nightwood Editions. This issue also includes superb new work by Carleigh Baker, Ruth Daniell, and Kayla Czaga, as well as a really inspiring interview with Chelsea Rooney. Order it here.
I recently had the pleasure of reviewing Eric Dupont's Life in the Court of Matane, translated by Peter McCambridge. About which I had to say this: "Spanning 1976 to 1983, this novel, which was originally published in French in 2008 under the title Bestiaire, is chock full of [...] Quebec “zeitgeist” moments, accompanied by the narrator’s … Continue reading Review: Life in the Court of Matane
“A rare and beautiful story, Mãn is proof that Ru was no fluke. Though it is a slim volume that can be read from cover-to-cover in a single sitting, its reach is beyond that of most novels.”