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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

Peter Norman

Peter Norman is the author of two collections of poetry, At the Gates of the Theme Park (Mansfield Press, 2010) and Water Damage (Mansfield Press, 2013), with a third forthcoming in 2015 from Icehouse. His first novel, Emberton, was published this year by Douglas and McIntyre.

Articles by
Peter Norman


September 2014
  Flora violates nourishing soil, thrusts in roots that blunder deeper, shove away pith to make path until a shudder and collapse or one rogue root extruding from its flesh a solo blossom bucks the fragile plan.   Instruments of darkness toil in thick dirt. Predators of root and bedrock burrow underfoot. Traveller, beware: the patch of earth your boot imprinted hovers on pockets of…