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Paper Rout

Postmedia in the gutter

Past Trauma

Richard Wagamese and an Indigenous literary resurgence

Family Pride

Profiles in gay life

Bill Howell

Bill Howell has five poetry collections, including Porcupine Archery (Insomniac Press, 2009) and Ghost Test Flights (Rubicon Press, 2008). He has recent work in ARC, Antigonish Review, Echolocation, Fiddlehead, Grain, Nashwaak Review, New York Quarterly, nthposition, Toronto Quarterly and The White Collar Book (Black Moss Press, in press).

Articles by
Bill Howell


November 2011
  The more refined your concept is, the more primitive you have to be.” —Wynton Marsalis   How sharp are your tools when you need them? Say, quietly entrancing the fence entrance with what passes for a common gate. Nicking it open,   peeling it back, paring it down to what’s barely there. Quietly again, with nothing in it but the time taken to get it…