February 16, 2024
Robert Colman Explores the Loss of Memory and Self in a Profound, Personal Poetry Collection
How do we redefine the self when memory begins to deteriorate? This is the central question at the heart of Robert Colman's new poetry collection, Ghost Work (Palimpsest Press).In this profound and ...
February 08, 2024
Read an Excerpt from Precedented Parroting by Acclaimed Poet Barbara Tran
Pushcart Prize winner Barbara Tran has seen her poetry published in some of the most formidable literary journals in the world, including The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and Ploughshares, and we're ...
January 08, 2024
Shawna Lemay Uses the Still Life Form to Explore Marriage, Beauty, and Time in Her New Essays
The still life is one of visual art's most enduring forms. From Picasso's revolutionary relief constructions to Van Gogh's iconic sunflowers, it is an artistic experiment that has been embraced, reimagined, ...
October 25, 2023
Excerpt: Get Spooky with Chris Kuriata's Dark Wishing-Grant Tale, Sacrifice of the Sisters Lot
Every kid who ever made a wish while blowing out their birthday candles would assume that having your every wish granted would be, well, spectacular. But in Chris Kuriata's deliciously creepy new novel, Sacrifice ...
September 01, 2023
"Things I Wouldn’t Otherwise Be Able to Say" September Writer in Residence Fawn Parker on Poetry & Process
Fawn Parker is not slowing down anytime soon, and that is very good news for readers. On the heels of her widely acclaimed, Giller-nominated novel What We Both Know, which came out in 2022, she has ...
June 07, 2023
Shane Neilson & Roxanna Bennett's Collaborative Poetry Collection Explores Ableism in the Pandemic & CanLit
The pandemic lockdowns were an isolating, complex time that were difficult in myriad ways for everyone effected. But for people with disabilities, mental health challenges, and neurodivergence, there ...
November 17, 2022
Jamie Tennant on Finding His Way Back to Japan for His Spellbinding New Novel
As a horror movie writer, River Black knows that strange, unsolicited objects can bring trouble with them. But when a mysterious book shows up in her mailbox, she can't resist the urge to find out more. ...
November 09, 2022
Read an Excerpt from Kim Conklin's King of Hope, a Gripping Tale of Small Town Environmental Exploitation
In Kim Conklin's debut novel, King of Hope (Palimpsest Press), Hartley Addison is so beloved in the small town of Port D'Espere that he keeps getting elected mayor – without even running. But what ...
June 30, 2022
"Would It Be That Easy to Find a Bomb?" Read an Excerpt from Catherine Graham's Ireland-Set Novel, The Most Cunning Heart
Catherine Graham is known as a decorated writing instructor and poet (indeed, her most recent collection, Æther: An Out-of-Body Lyric, was just nominated for the Trillium Book Award and recently won ...
June 15, 2022
Douglas Kearney and Tolu Oloruntoba Win the 2022 Griffin Poetry Prizes
This morning, the Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry announced via video stream that acclaimed American poet Douglas Kearney is the International winner of the Griffin Poetry Prize and West Coast-based ...