by Josephine LoRe Caponata Carla Scarano D’Antonio Dempsey & Windle (2020) ISBN 9781913329228 Carla Scarano D’Antonio’s Caponata arrived late last year and I devoured it in one sitting. Enough time has passed now for the unique flavours to blend as they would in the caponata my mother prepared at the end of every season from…
by Micheline Maylor Forgotten Work Jason Guriel Biblioasis Press (2020) ISBN: 978-1-77196-382-4 Trolling twitter, I find this on Jason Guriel’s feed: “When I started writing nobody rhymed-it was in utter disrepute. Yet rhyme was a siren to me.” – Kay Ryan. Forgotten Work, Guriel’s mammoth novel in verse succumbs to the siren call with its heroic…
by Anne Burke Let This Lake Remember Joan Shillington Frontenac House (2020) ISBN: 9781989466117 In “Truth” the persona of the poet acknowledges the ironic veracity of illusion, based on childhood memories of her father at Lake Wabamun Provincial Park in Alberta. A subsequent nightmarish prose poem deals with the PTSD she suffers even fifty years later. With bated…
Lorna Crozier reads 4 poems written by her late husband and Canadian literary icon Patrick Lane. Published in Volume 30-1 of FreeFall Magazine. https://youtu.be/HwyPqR4HZjA
Rosemary Griebel recites her poem “Dear Patrick”, written for the late Patrick Lane, published in Volume 30-1 of FreeFall Magazine. https://youtu.be/g6_VORB_5Fo
Sheri-D Wilson recites “Memory Lane” in memory of Patrick Lane, published in FreeFall Magazine Volume 30-1. https://youtu.be/N-k7NGq2idw
Richard Harrison recites his Tribute for Patrick Lane, which was read at Wordfest 2019 on Oct. 17th, and published in FreeFall Magazine Volume 30-1.
Micheline Maylor reads her poem “Rabbits and Fuckers” from Volume 30-1 of FreeFall Magazine, inspired by the late Patrick Lane.
Lorna Crozier reading 3 poems written in dedication to her late husband and Canadian literary icon Patrick Lane. From issue 30-1 of FreeFall Magazine.
Anna Navarro reading her poem which was published in issue 30-2 of FreeFall Magazine.