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Guernica Editions’ Virtual Book Launch, September 1st

Guernica Editions has just begun releasing its September books, and they’re splendid. Editor Dane Swan interviewed on Open Book Celebrating Canadians: In Conversation with Dane Swan, Sennah Yee, and NASRA for Arc Poetry Magazine’s newsletter     Continue reading Guernica Editions’ Virtual Book Launch, September 1st

Nick Cave on Loss

The paradoxical effect of losing a loved one is that their sudden absence can become a feverish comment on that which remains. That which remains rises in time from the dark with a burning physicality — a luminous super-presence — as we acquaint ourselves with this new and different world. In loss things — both animate and inanimate — take on an added intensity and meaning.  ~ Nick Cave Continue reading Nick Cave on Loss

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Kirkus Reviews: Review of Dervish at the Crossroads

A Montreal-based poet digs into our fascination with music and its relation to our search for meaning. Outside of her poetic output, Waterman has collected a diverse collection of essays about creativity on her blog, The Mindful Bard. Many of these … Continue reading Kirkus Reviews: Review of Dervish at the Crossroads