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Motel of the Opposable Thumbs

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Motel of the Opposable Thumbs

Anvil Press

Poetry. In MOTEL OF THE OPPOSABLE THUMBS, Stuart Ross continues to ignore trends in Canadian poetry, further following the journey he began over four decades ago with his discoveries of the works of Stephen Crane, E. E. Cummings, Nelson Ball, Ron Pa...

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The Inflatable Life

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The Inflatable Life

Anvil Press

Poetry. Mark Laba's second full-length poetry collection—his first in seventeen years—recreates the structure of the old variety shows he watched on TV as a child. Much of the imagery plays across the broad spectrum of these popular cultural tropes,...

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I Could Have Pretended to Be Better Than You

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9781772141245
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I Could Have Pretended to Be Better Than You

Anvil Press

Poetry. Spanning more than 25 years, I COULD HAVE PRETENDED TO BE BETTER THAN YOU gathers work from three distinct eras of Jay Millar's development as a poet: the wonder years of the 1990s culled from a variety of self-published micropress publicati...

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Black Star
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Black Star

Anvil Press

Fiction. Del Hanks is on the verge of academic tenure, but at forty she's also perched on the precipice of either the beginning or the end of the rest of her life. BLACK STAR is a dark comedy, both bitingly funny and transgressive, an unflinching an...

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On the Count of None
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On the Count of None

Anvil Press

Poetry. ON THE COUNT OF NONE is the first full-length poetry collection by Kingston poet Allison Chisholm. The surprising poems in this audacious debut explore the relationship between the serious and the absurd, the formal and the illogical, whimsy...

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The Second Detective
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The Second Detective

Anvil Press

Fiction. If faced with reincarnation, would you want to come back as a dog, an eagle, a plant? Most poison ivy is reincarnated ivy. You can see the complexity of second lives, the intrepid narrator-detective declares. For those yet reincarnated, dev...

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The Knockoff Eclipse
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The Knockoff Eclipse

Anvil Press

Fiction. Women's Studies. Melissa Bull's debut short story collection THE KNOCKOFF ECLIPSE AND OTHER STORIES hums with the immediacy of distant and future worlds. Firmly rooted in the streets of Montreal and its many neighbourhoods and subcultures, ...

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Trauma Head
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Trauma Head

Anvil Press

Poetry. In 2012, poet Elee Kraljii Gardiner precipitously lost feeling in, and use of, her left side. The mini-stroke passed quickly but was symptomatic of something larger: a tear in the lining of an artery known as the tunica intima. This long-poe...

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Bolt
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Bolt

Anvil Press

Poetry. BOLT, the debut collection from West Coast performance poet Hilary Peach, ranges over familiar and unknown landscapes. From a series of surreal vignettes derived from twenty years as a welder with the Boilermakers' Union, to a suite of poems...

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Slinky Naive
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Slinky Naive

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Poetry. In this debut collection, Caroline Szpak is the grand ventriloquist, manipulating words and voices in strange and fantastical ways. Her phrases, her metaphors and similes, slam up against each other like strangers on the street. Apologies, c...

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Hider/Seeker
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Hider/Seeker

Anvil Press

Fiction. HIDER/SEEKER is the debut fiction collection from award-winning poet Jen Currin. These stories are about addiction and meditation, relationships and almost-relationships, solitude and sexuality. They take place in cafes, in snowy woods, on ...

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I Heard Something
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I Heard Something

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Poetry. In her uncompromising follow-up to 2012's Sympathy Loophole, Jaime Forsythe offers a breathless cascade of evocative somethings: mysterious sounds, faint rumblings, biographies real and imagined, tabloid rumours, nagging memories, an animal ...

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Quarrels
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Quarrels

Anvil Press

Poetry. Shortlisted for the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize. The poems in this collection reach for something other than truth, the marvelous. Leaves fall out of coat sleeves, Gandhi swims in Burrard Inlet. The poems are like empty coats from which the in...

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Atomic Road
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Atomic Road

Anvil Press

Fiction. October, 1962, the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Clement Greenberg, the art critic of the 20th century, is more interested in silencing his rival Harold Rosenberg than with the threat of nuclear destruction. Greenberg is driving from ...

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Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food
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Sustenance: Writers from BC and Beyond on the Subject of Food

Anvil Press

Poetry. Fiction. Literary Nonfiction. Food. SUSTENANCE: WRITERS FROM BC AND BEYOND ON THE SUBJECT OF FOOD brings to the table some of Canada's best contemporary writers, celebrating all that is unique about Vancouver's literary and culinary scene. P...

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