Melanie Dennis Unrau

Melanie Dennis Unrau is a settler of mixed European ancestry living on Treaty 1 territory in Winnipeg. Melanie is a Research Affiliate and Visiting Fellow at the University of Manitoba. She is the author of the poetry chapbook The Goose (above/ground, 2023) and the poetry collection Happiness Threads (Muses’ Company, 2013), a co-editor of Seriality and Texts for Young People: The Compulsion to Repeat (Palgrave, 2014), and a former editor of The Goose journal and Geez magazine. Her forthcoming book The Rough Poets: Petropoetics and the Tradition of Canadian Oil-Worker Poetry is on contract with McGill-Queen’s University Press.

Works by Melanie Dennis Unrau

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Editorials by Melanie Dennis Unrau

Articles by Melanie Dennis Unrau

Book Reviews by Melanie Dennis Unrau

Waiting with Wayman
By Melanie Dennis Unrau and Kelly Shepherd
Published in Canadian Literature 250 (2022): 147-148.
  • Watching a Man Break a Dog's Back by Tom Wayman
Love on Looted Lands
By Melanie Dennis Unrau
Published in Reading, Writing, Listening Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 241 (2020): 170-171.
  • Sotto Voce by Maureen Hynes
  • Crow Gulch by Douglas Walbourne-Gough
Trembling Men
By Melanie Dennis Unrau
Published in House, Home, Hospitality Spec. issue of Canadian Literature 237 (2019): 137-138.
  • How to Dance in this Rarefield Air by Rienzi Crusz
  • Dead White Men by Shane Rhodes