What other poetry books have you been reading lately?
As I write at the beginning of March, spring launches are fast approaching and so I’m thrilled to be reading a number of works: Eric Schmaltz’s Surfaces (http://invisiblepublishing.com/product/surfaces/), Shannon Webb Campell’s Who Took My Sister? (https://bookthug.ca/shop/books/who-took-my-sister-by-shannon-webb-campbell/), Adam Dickinson’s Anatomic (https://chbooks.com/Books/A/Anatomic), David Brock’s Ten-Headed Alien (https://bookstore.wolsakandwynn.ca/collections/all/products/ten-headed-alien), Susan Zelazo’s Lances All Alike (https://chbooks.com/Books/L/Lances-All-Alike), Dani Couture’s Listen Before Transmit (https://bookstore.wolsakandwynn.ca/collections/all/products/listen-before-transmit), Cameron Anstee’s Book of Annotations (http://invisiblepublishing.com/product/book-of-annotations/) and Shannon McGuire’s Zip’s File (https://bookthug.ca/shop/books/zips-file-a-romance-of-silence-by-shannon-maguire/).
In terms of recently read, I loved Billy Ray-Belcourt’s This Wound is a World (https://www.frontenachouse.com/dd-product/this-wound-is-a-world/) and Ocean Vuong’s Night Sky with Exit Wounds (https://www.oceanvuong.com/books). They are two young poets that absolutely blow me away with their work. Beyond this, one of my favourite things is going to Knife Fork Books in Kensignton Market, Toronto, and asking Kirby to pull out a book or two for me – the store is amazing and he always has the best taste!