Continuing in a long-established tradition of poetry excellence, the poems in this collection are culled from Canadian literary magazines and journals. The handpicked selections include the best, and most current, representations of the vibrant Canadian poetry scene.
Molly Peacock is a widely anthologized poet and creative nonfiction writer. She is the author of the nonfiction The Paper Garden: Mrs. Delany Begins Her Life's Work at 72 and the collection of poems The Second Blush. A contributing editor of the Literary Review of Canada, she inaugurated the Best Canadian Poetry in English Series in 2008 and continues to serve as an editor. She lives in Toronto.
“The go-to guide representing what’s happening in Canadian poetry.” —Northern Poetry Review on The Best Canadian Poetry in English 2013
"No matter what your tastes, there are some poems here you’ll really like." —Emma Healey, Globe and Mail