Summer 2012 No. 179
Publication Date: July 20, 2012
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Launch: Monday, September 17th. The Fernwood Inn, 1302 Gladstone Ave. Doors 7 p.m., Readings 7:30p.m. Eat, drink, and be literary! Evening begins with a student open mic, hosted by Benjamin Willems. Next will be Malahat readings by local authors Laura Trunkey, George Sipos, Dorothy Field, Danielle Janess, Patricia Young, and Terence Young.
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2012 Novella Prize
- Dorothy Field, "Pontormo"
- Ben Ladouceur, "590 Lisgar St.," "Pulitizer," and "Pollen"
- David Martin, "Jacks," "Henry Kelsey," "Elephant Pools," and "Prospectus"
- Shane Rhodes, from Found Land: "lakes and rivers," "body of text," "as may have been grunted," "file no. 1447," and "the instruments"
- Peter Richardson, “Of Cordwood and Chrysanthemums Handled to the Strains of Bizet”
- George Sipos, "Apostate"
- Dan O'Brien, "The Poet Takes Flight," "The War Reporter Paul Watson Listense to the Translator's Story," and "The War Reporter Paul Watson and the Lady Pol"
Read an interview with Paul Watson and Dan O'Brien on our website.
- Michelle Brown, "the house"
- Catherine Graham, "Between His Finger & His Thumb," "Gold Carp," and "River Bed"
- Robin Richardson, "The Love Story of S. Rose" and "If He Took Me"
- Chantelle Rideout, "Coda: the cityscape, reflected in my water glass"
- Warren Heiti, Hydrologos (Toronto: Pedlar, 2011). (Reviewed by Eric Miller)
- Jamella Hagen, Kerosene (Gibsons: Nightwood, 2011) and Linda Besner, The Id Kid (Montreal: Signal, 2011). (Both reviewed by Danielle Janess)
- Catherine Owen and Joe Rosenblatt, Dark Fish and Other Infernos (Saskatoon: Jack Pine, 2011), Onjana Yawnghwe, The Imaginary Lives of Buster Keaton (Saskatoon: Jack Pine, 2011), and Patricia Young, Pilgrimage: Love Poems (Saskatoon: JackPine, 2011). (All reviewed by Jay Ruzesky)
- Joe Denham, The Year of Broken Glass (Gibsons: Nightwood, 2011). (Reviewed by Allison LaSorda)
- Esme Claire Keith, Not Being on a Boat (Calgary: Freehand, 2011). (Reviewed by Matthew Rutchik)
- Alice Major, Intersecting Sets: A Poet Looks at Science (Edmonton: University of Alberta Press, 2011). (Reviewed by Alisa Gordaneer)
- Fraser Sutherland, The Life and Words of Edward Lacey (Toronto: BookLand, 2011). (Reviewed by Robert G. May)
- Paul Watson, A village girl peers through a cordon of Afghan soldiers as Canadian troops search her family's walled compound, in Kandahar province's rural Panjwai district, for a suspected Taliban informant in the fall of 2010
- Collection of the artist
- Read an interview with Paul Watson and Dan O'Brien on our website.