Canadian Literature’s Issue 221 (Summer 2014) is now available. This special issue focuses on science and Canadian literature and features a wide range of articles and book reviews as well as a selection of new Canadian poetry.
Reviewed by Wilhelm Emilsson
Atli’s Tale, by Winnipeg writer and visual artist Mike Olito, features a depressed, unemployed Icelandic-Canadian who by day wanders aimlessly through the grim streets of Newcastle, England and by night has recurrent nightmares about a giant, sperm-spouting worm. Then our man Atli meets a fellow Canadian, Rose the art student, whose passion in life is to photograph penises, his included. They fall in love. This may sound like a skit from Monty Python or the Kids in the […more…]