Canadian Literature’s Issue 219 (Winter 2013) is now available. The issue features articles by Vinh Nguyen, Miriam Pirbhai, Rachel Bower, and others, as well as new poetry & book reviews.
Reviewed by Laura Robinson
Perhaps all new Canadian poetry should abide by one rule: no more nature poetry unless the poet can do something extremely breathtaking with it. These five volumes of poetry, each so different, all position themselves, however uncomfortably, around the seemingly perennial Canadian topic of nature. The title of Zonailo’s Goddess in the Garden almost speaks for itself in its gesture towards the universal and the natural. However, the title promises at least a radical f […more…]