Editorial note: This is a slightly modified and edited version of an essay that appeared in the author’s personal […]
Volume 28 Issue 4
In her recently published memoir Good as Gone, about her marriage with internationally renowned Canadian poet, the late Irving Layton, […]
En route to Europe and Asia, I find graffiti everywhere on streets and train stations in Copenhagen.
Like so many artist-creators who felt somewhat suffocated under our country’s last political regime, for me it was […]
Le projet des cornets s’est amorcé en 2013 alors que l’artiste avait fixé sur sa bicyclette un petit atelier de […]
He drove me in a TATA cab through the streets of Old and New Delhi.
Portrait of Nina Simone, heart blazing, on Jeanne Mance St., by Montréal street artist (and jazz singer) MissMe, who describes herself […]
Municipal Court Mondays were always a low roar or outright chaos.
Ellipse I am the chaos of my father’s order I am the conscience of his delight I am the […]
I came looking for you on the streets of Montparnasse boulevard Arago, rue Saint-Jacques, rue Mouffetard, boulevard Raspail place […]
Approximately one hundred and fifty years ago, a remarkable play featuring a Muslim character who hates himself and who embodies […]
Nelly Arcand, Breakneck, Anvil Press, 2015, 223 pages.
Canadian poetry The birds are quiet here.
In the context of the present aggressive globalization, this affirmation – the heart has its reasons – is fundamental.
[Melissa Bull, rue, poems, Anvil Press, 2015, 104 pages] I was handed a copy of Melissa Bull’s debut book […]
Woman in the dream of the pink house I listen to you tell, Éloïse.
“She is a liar and a cheat.
This is an adaptation of the presentation I gave at the launch of the English-language edition of […]
Resilience and Triumph: Immigrant Women Tell their Stories (Second Story Press) is a collection of writings by over 45 women […]
Yves Engler’s latest book, Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation, continues this author’s relentless work not […]
Cope, Karin. What We’re Doing to Stay Afloat.
Imagine nomads in quilted alkhallas (long loose robes), strumming ektaras (single stringed drone guitars) in the Sufi-Baul tradition […]