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Liberal Interpretations

Making sense of Justin Trudeau and his party

Clock Watching

The nuclear threat lingers still

Spending Power

Can compassion and efficiency be combined in the use of public funds?

Sonnet L’Abbé

Sonnet L’Abbé is a poet and professor. She is at work on a book called Sonnet’s Shakespeare, an erasure-by-crowding, in which she overwrites or “colonizes” all 154 of Shakespeare’s sonnets. She lives on Vancouver Island.

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Between Words

Anne Carson’s new book-without-a-spine, and the spiritual experience of centrelessness. October 2016
“Sometimes I feel I spend my whole life rewriting the same page,” writes Anne Carson, in her new poetry collection, Float. “It is a page with ‘Essay on Translation’ at the top and … by the end there is not much left but a few flakes of language roaming near the margins.” Like the quick-witted but vulnerable kid who will joke at her own expense before you point out her…