Monthly Archives: January 2011

Book Review: Automaton Biographies

I’ve just finished reading Larissa Lai’s first full-length poetry collection, Automaton Biographies. I’ve worked with Larissa before, some of her wonderful poems were included in “Swallowing Clouds: An Anthology of Chinese-Canadian Poetry”, and I’ve read her amazing novel, “When Fox … Continue reading

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Meet the Piperoids

Not this but last Christmas, the mom of my boyf’s best friend’s husband, who was staying with them at the time, gave us a little Christmas gift. A simple set of rolled paper, marked carefully where you cut them, and … Continue reading

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The Books I Read in 2010

The books I read in 2010 (it seems to have been a good year for reading) – the two bolds are my top recommendations for the year: Jee Leong Koh’s Equal to the Earth (Poetry) Eli Jaxon-Bear’s The Enneagram of … Continue reading

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