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Poetry Friday: "In One Extreme Cell" by Leigh Faulkner

At the risk of angering the many easily-provoked deities of Canadian weather, we think it might finally be Spring.

*waits an appropriate amount of time for retribution from on high*

Alright, we're safe.

So, as it is Poetry Friday, let us celebrate the evolution of Winter into Spring with Leigh Faulkner's "In One Extreme Cell" (from his 1982 collection Charge).

Please enjoy.

And stay dry.

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Excerpt from Marcello Di Cintio's Pay No Heed to the Rockets (in stores now!)

Out in stores now: Pay No Heed to the Rockets: Palestine in the Present Tense, the new work by multiple award-winning author Marcello Di Cintio (Walls)! 

Don't miss out on the book Quill & Quire calls "further testimony to [Di Cintio's] skill in handling one of the most divisive political stories of the last 100 years.

Order your copy from Goose Lane Editions, Amazon, Chapters/Indigo, or your local independent bookstore.

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Interview with Genevieve Scott, author of Catch My Drift (in stores now!)

Out in stores now: Catch My Drift, the debut novel book by Genevieve Scott! 

Don't miss out on the novel The Toronto Star compares to the works of Alice Munro, Barbara Gowdy, and Mona Awad, calling Catch My Drift "an affecting novel-in-stories whose cleverness and comic moments intersect evocatively with moments of loss and regret.

Order your copy from Goose Lane Editions, Amazon, Chapters/Indigo, or your local independent bookstore. And check out this excerpt to whet your appetite for this sensation, sensationally offbeat thriller.

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Excerpt from Genevieve Scott's Catch My Drift, in stores now!

Out in stores now: Catch My Drift, the debut novel book by Genevieve Scott! 

Don't miss out on the novel The Toronto Star compares to the works of Alice Munro, Barbara Gowdy, and Mona Awad, calling Catch My Drift "an affecting novel-in-stories whose cleverness and comic moments intersect evocatively with moments of loss and regret.

Order your copy from Goose Lane Editions, Amazon, Chapters/Indigo, or your local independent bookstore.

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Poetry Friday: "Tell Me How" by Daniel Scott Tysdal

For Poetry Friday, instead of an Easter-themed poem (as you might expect), we're going with a different occasion. A fauxccasion, actually.

In his collection Fauxccasional PoemsDaniel Scott Tysdal commemorates events that never occurred. Each poem is a tribute to such a fictional event, such as today's poem, "Tell Me How."

Reached via social media, Tysdal recalls the thought process behind this fauxcassional ode to Buddy Holly:

This is actually one of the few poems in Fauxccasional Poems that did not start as a fauxccasional poem. At the time I wrote it, my wife was living in Iowa City for a post-doc. On my way to visit her after months apart, this little boy on the flight exclaimed, "It's magic," sparking this poem for the love of my life. I wanted to include it in the book, but, since I had already included a love poem dedicated to my wife, I needed to give this one a "faux" frame. I went with the Buddy Holly angle because I really just liked the idea of him surviving.

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