Where Sound Pools by Lynn Davies

Where Sound Pools by Lynn Davies

Review by Ian LeTourneau. Lynn Davies’ first collection, The Bridge that Carries the Road, published in 1999, was nominated for the Governor General’s and Gerald Lampert Awards. Where Sound Pools, her second book, equally deserves prize nominations. On the surface, the poems seem straightforward: lyrical with some narrative excursions. But
Point No Point by Jane Munro

Point No Point by Jane Munro

Reviewed by Jenna Butler Jane Munro’s Point No Point is a quietly eclectic collection of poems situated strongly in both location and recollection. Just as her poems are rooted in the physical landscape and rugged geography of British Columbia’s west coast, so too are they deeply anchored in memory and
Abandon by Oana Avasilichioaei

Abandon by Oana Avasilichioaei

Review by Kris Brandhagen. Oana Avasilichioaei’s first book of poetry, Abandon (Wolsak and Wynn 2005), begins with a brilliance that is almost impossible to follow. The first section, “Dragon,” builds up a momentum that is difficult to maintain, and the following two sections — “Abandoned Markets” and “From the Diaries