Category: Poetry.

Book Review: Woke, A Guide to Social Justice by Titania McGrath

Book Review: Woke, A Guide to Social Justice by Titania McGrath

Full disclosure; I requested this book from Hachette because I wasn’t sure if it was a joke or not. How can I resist reviewing a book called ‘Woke’? The name alone strikes me as controversial because some people would gladly use that adjective to...
Book Review: NDN Coping Mechanisms by Billy-Ray Belcourt

Book Review: NDN Coping Mechanisms by Billy-Ray Belcourt

It’s the inaugural I Read Canadian Day today (February 19), and to celebrate I’m highlighting a Canadian book published by a Canadian press, written by an Albertan. NDN Coping Mechanisms by Billy-Ray Belcourt was published in 2019 by House of Anansi Press....
Book Review: Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq

Book Review: Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq

I’ve been meaning to read and review Split Tooth by Tanya Tagaq for awhile now… since October, to be exact. I saw Tagaq perform in Calgary as part of Wordfest, and once I listened to her read it out loud, I knew I’d enjoy reading it myself too. Her...
Book Review: the sun and her flowers by rupi kaur

Book Review: the sun and her flowers by rupi kaur

I read rupi kaur’s first book of poetry milk and honey when it came out a few years ago, and I liked it. And although I don’t typically read or review poetry, I was willing to give her second book the sun and her flowers a go, simply because I remembered...