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Neo-Hellene Poets: An Anthology of Modern Greek Poetry 1750-2018

ISBN 978-1-77171-301-6 Neo-Hellene Poets (poetry) 55.95
published 2018 817 pages

Wordless celebrates 40 years of Haiku Canada: a society of haiku poets and enthusiasts dedicated to promoting the creation and appreciation of haiku, and fostering communication, friendship, and mutual support among haiku poets in Canada and abroad. A unique anthology, Wordless is more than the usual collection of three-line poems. It’s a story of the paths poets have taken to write their best haiku, a contemporary history of Haiku Canada members who write in English and French.

Wordless: Haiku Canada: 40 years of haiku

ISBN 978-1-77171-231-6 Wordless (poetry) 24.95
published 2017 176 pages

Wordless celebrates 40 years of Haiku Canada: a society of haiku poets and enthusiasts dedicated to promoting the creation and appreciation of haiku, and fostering communication, friendship, and mutual support among haiku poets in Canada and abroad. A unique anthology, Wordless is more than the usual collection of three-line poems. It’s a story of the paths poets have taken to write their best haiku, a contemporary history of Haiku Canada members who write in English and French.

Found in Translation

ISBN 978-1-897430-99-6 Found in Translation (poetry) 24.95
published 2013 220 pages

Found in Translation is a unique and exciting look at the process of translation, where poems from seventeen poets from Quebec are each translated by five different translators. Edited by Antonio D'Alfonso.

Ekstasies: Thirty Years ~ the Ekstasis Anthology

ISBN 978-1-897430-00-2 Ekstasies: Thirty Years ~ the Esktasis Anthology (poetry) 23.95
published 2012 124 pages
Edited by Carol Ann Sokoloff and Richard Olafson.

Published to mark the 30th anniversary of Ekstasis Editions, Ekstasies features highlights from the hundreds of poetry volumes published by this eclectic literary press. From well-known names to brand new voices, Ekstasies offers a fascinating glimpse into Canadian poetry during the last quarter century.

Framing the Garden

ISBN 978-1-897430-74-3 Framing the Garden (poetry) 36.95
published 2011 92 pages

On the surface, the differences in the styles of the poets Miles Lowry, Richard Olafson and Derek Robinson represented in this collaborative anthology will be obvious, but though their approaches differ they are united by a commitment to beauty and by the spiritual essence of Vancouver Island which resonates throughout their poems.

Voices from the Edge

 

ISBN 978-1-897430-80-4 Voices from the Edge (poetry anthology) 20.00
published 2011 123pages
edited by Dvora Levin

These are poems from unheard voices, tough words that arise from hope and sorrow, anger and love. They come from the side of the street where light rarely reaches. Listen! The poems were written with tears. Read them with joy.
~ Parick Lane

Along the Rim: The Best of Pacific Rim Review of Books, Volume Two

ISBN 978-1-897430-66-8 Along the Rim (essays) 22.95
published 2010 160 pages

The action is here on the Pacific Rim and the editors know it. The twenty-five essays in this book give you a sense of the breadth and depth of that action. This is not to say that all the material here comes from the Rim itself, but it is surely shaped by an emerging Pacific ethos. An ethos strengthened by Pacific Rim-based movements such as the San Francisco Renaissance, West Coast Eco-Dharma Lit, and the importance of Asian art and culture.

Against the Shore: The Best of the Pacific Rim Review of Books

ISBN 978-1-897430-34-7 Against the Shore (essays) 22.95
published 2008 186 pages

Addressing a broad horizon of topics and issues including East-West culture, serious poetry, international relations, history, and ecological inquiry, contributors include such distinguished writers as Gary Snyder, Josef Skvorecky, Red Pine, Rex Weyler, Andrew Schelling, and Michael Platzer, as well as many of the veteran and talented young west coast writers whose work the PRRB has consistently championed.

Down in the Valley

ISBN 1-894800-59-1 Down in the Valley (poetry & prose) 19.95
published 2004 180 pages

A breakthrough addition to Canada’s regional literary renaissance, Down In The Valley is a sparkling collection of contemporary writing from B.C.’s fastest growing region, the magnificent Fraser Valley. These are poems and tales freighted with unexpected power and humility that celebrate new ways to sing the valley’s old songs and stories, renewing them for the changing generational mosaic of our times.

Paris Quebec

ISBN 1- 894800-35-4 Paris Quebec (poetry/anthology) 21.95
published 2004 124 pages
edited by Claudine Bertrand

This anthology, translated by Stephen Scobie and Marie Vautier, and illustrated with atmospheric black-and-white photography by Miles Lowry, makes wonderful introduction to contemporary Québécois poetry and an intriguing exploration of one of the world’s favourite cities.

 
Line by Line

ISBN 1-896860-50-8 Line by Line (poetry) 19.95
published 2002 142 pages
Edited and with drawings by Heather Spears

Line by Line offers a glimpse of poetry in action through the expressive drawings of Heather Spears. Fifty of Canada’s most revered poets contemplate the subject ‘line’ – lines of poetry, landscape or art – each poem accompanied by a portrait capturing the poet in performance.

 
Mocambo Nights

ISBN 1-896860-90-7 Mocambo Nights (poetry) 19.95
published 2001 126 pages
Edited by Patrick Lane

Award-winning poet Patrick Lane is the editor of this remarkable anthology of poetry featuring Canada’s most revered writers alongside emerging poets and brand new writers – all readers at the Mocambopo readings series in Victoria, BC.

 
A Matter of Spirit

ISBN 1-896860-24-9 A Matter of Spirit: Recovery of the Sacred in Contemporary Canadian Poetry (poetry) 22.95
published 1998 296 pages
Edited by Susan McCaslin

A Matter of Spirit reaffirms the suggestion that soul-making is the true vocation of the poet. This collection of sixteen of Canada’s most important voices displays the surprising breadth and variety of the poets who continue to acknowledge the place of the sacred in daily life.

 
The Fernwood Anthology

ISBN 1-921215-81-9 The Fernwood Anthology (poetry) 12.95
published 1994 64 pages
Edited by Chris Carless and Richard Olafson.

This anthology introduces the writers and poets of Fernwood, a Victoria neighbourhood known for its heritage homes, community activism and multiculturalism. An open-mike and a series of monthly readings at “the Cove” community hall provided an outlet for diverse voices and rich talents.

 
The Inner Shore

ISBN 0-921215-00-2 The Inner Shore (poetry) 8.95
published 1987 72 pages

On the surface, the differences in the styles of the poets Miles Lowry, Richard Olafson and Derek Robinson represented in this collaborative anthology will be obvious, but though their approaches differ they are united by a commitment to beauty and by the spiritual essence of Vancouver Island which resonates throughout their poems.