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New and refreshed

NEW CANISIA LUBRIN (Gap Riot) JIM JOHNSTONE (Vehicule) KAREN SOLIE SONNET L’ABBE (Junction) ANDREW MCEWAN (Book*hug) JACQUELYN ROSS (Blank Cheque) MARCUS MCCANN E MARTIN NOLAN (Invisible) DIVYA VICTOR (Book*hug/Fence). CONGRATS to SONNET L’ABBE, CARLETON WILSON and Junction Books, 2017 bpNICHOL Chapbook Award Winners.

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The sweat

The poem that does not eliminate the effort or labour from the writing. The poem that makes difficulty visible. The untidy poem. The apparently struggling poem. The Sick Woman poem. The poem that does not hide its poet because that poet is always there, just behind the curtain. The poems that risk being a try-hard, […]