USEREVIEW Archive

TRADITIONAL REVIEWS

001 — K.B. Thors reviews Takako Arai‘s Factory Girls (Action Books, 2019)
004 — John Nyman reviews Klara du PlessisHell Light Flesh (Palimpsest Press, 2020)
007 — Manahil Bandukwala reviews Lily Wang’s Saturn Peach (Gordon Hill Press, 2020)
010 — Sanchari Sur reviews Aditi Machado’s Emporium (Nightboat Books, 2020)
013 — Conyer Clayton reviews Nicole HaldoupisTiny Ruins (Radiant Press, 2020)
018 — Mark Laliberte reviews Sacha Archer’s Mother’s Milk (Timglaset Editions, 2020)
019 — Julie McIsaac reviews Cornelia Hoogland & Ted Goodden‘s Cosmic Bowling (Guernica Editions, 2020)
022 — Melanie Power reviews Emily Skov-Nielsen’s The Knowing Animals (Brick Books, 2020)
028 — John Nyman reviews Ian WilliamsWord Problems (Coach House Books, 2020)
033 — Sneha Subramanian Kanta reviews Annick MacAskill’s Murmurations (Gaspereau Press, 2020)
038 — Leah Bobet reviews Jen Sookfong Lee’s The Shadow List (Wolsak & Wynn, 2021)
043 — A.G. Pasquella reviews Roxanna Bennett‘s The Untranslatable I (Gordon Hill Press, 2021)
047 — Ursula Pflug reviews Jessi MacEachern’s A Number of Stunning Attacks (Invisible Publishing, 2021)
050 — Joelle Kidd reviews Molly Cross-Blanchard’s Exhibitionist (Coach House Books, 2021)
055 — John Nyman reviews Paolo Javier’s O.B.B. (Nightboat Books, 2021)
058 — Deirdre Danklin reviews Samantha Garner’s The Quiet Is Loud (Invisible Publishing, 2021)
062 — Emily Woodworth reviews Rahela Nayebzadah’s Monster Child (Wolsak & Wynn, 2021)
066 — Gustave Morin reviews Lorenzo Buj’s Earlybloom Bombs (2021)
070 — Renée M. Sgroi reviews Poetry & the Dictionary edited by Andrew Blades & Piers Pennington (Liverpool University Press, 2020)
071 — Kate Finegan reviews Amy LeBlanc’s Unlocking (University of Calgary Press, 2021)
079 — Deirdre Danklin reviews Andrea King’s Spectral Living (University of Calgary Press, 2021)
083 — Elizabeth Upshur reviews Nicola Vulpe’s Through the Waspmouth I Drew You (Guernica Editions, 2021)
089 — Mark Laliberte reviews Gustave Morin‘s Gongo Dodan (New Star books, 2022)
100 — Mark Laliberte reviews 5 titles from the Conundrum 25 series of graphic short story books (Conundrum Press, 2021-22)
102 — Kate Finegan reviews Deirdre Danklin’s Catastrophe (Texas Review Press, 2022)
103 — Hollay Ghadery reviews rob mclennan’s the book of smaller (University of Calgary Press, 2022)
104 — Marcie McCauley reviews Victoria Hetherington’s Autonomy (Dundurn Press — Rare Machines imprint, 2022)

EXPERIMENTAL REVIEWS

002 — Khashayar Mohammadi reviews Canisia Lubrin‘s The Dyzgraphxst (McClelland & Stewart, 2020)
003 — Mark Laliberte reviews Dani Spinosa‘s OO: Typewriter Poems (Invisible Publishing, 2020)
005 — Deirdre Danklin‘s fiction-form experimental review of 8 different books!
006 — Jade Wallace reviews Tanis Franco‘s Quarry (University of Calgary Press, 2019)
008 — Erica Mckeen reviews Lily Wang’s Saturn Peach (Gordon Hill Press, 2020)
009 — Emily Woodworth reviews Lidia Yuknavitch’s The Chronology of Water (Hawthorne Books, 2011)
011 — Amanda Earl reviews Bahar Orang’s Where Things Touch: A Meditation on Beauty (Book*Hug Press, 2020)
012 — Hollay Ghadery reviews Catherine Bush‘s Blaze Island (Goose Lane Editions, 2020)
016 — Jessica Bromley Bartram reviews Karen McBride’s Crow Winter (Harper Avenue, 2019)
021 — Klara du Plessis presents an experimental review of four books of poetry!
025 — Karl Jirgens reviews Ken Babstock’s Swivelmount (Coach House Books, 2020)
027 — Lannie Stabile reviews Katherine E. Young’s Woman Drinking Absinthe (Alan Squire Publishing, 2021)
029 — Khashayar Mohammadi reviews his own poetry collection Me, You, Then Snow (Gordon Hill Press, 2021)
031 — Hollay Ghadery reviews Gillian Wigmore’s Night Watch: The Vet Suite (Invisible Publishing, 2021)
036 — Jeremy Colangelo’s debut short fiction collection Beneath the Statue (Now Or Never Publishing, 2020) is NOT really reviewed
042 — Sarah Cavar reviews Johanna Hedva’s Minerva the Miscarriage of the Brain (Sming Sming + Wolfman Books, 2020)
049 — Gary Barwin reviews Kate Siklosi & psw’s collaborative book, Reply (2021)
051 — Manahil Bandukwala reviews Selina Boan’s Undoing Hours (Nightwood Editions, 2021)
075 — Meredith Sadler employs the comics form to respond to Tove Ditlevsen’s graphic memoir The Copenhagen Trilogy (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2021)
084 — Emily Woodworth reviews Nathan Niigan Noodin Adler‘s Ghost Lake (Kegedonce Press, 2020)
088 — Katharine Mussellam reviews John O’Neill‘s Goth Girls of Banff (NeWest Press, 2020)
093 — John Nyman reviews Zane KossHarbour Grids (Invisible Publishing, 2022)
101 — Daniel Hinds‘ reviews Lana Del Rey‘s Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass (Simon & Schuster, 2020)

CAPSULE REVIEWS

014 — Jade Wallace reviews Nicole HaldoupisTiny Ruins (Radiant Press, 2020)
015 — Jade Wallace reviews Faye Guenther‘s Swimmers in Winter (Invisible Publishing, 2020)
017 — Jade Wallace reviews David Ly‘s Mythical Man (Palimpsest Press, 2020)
020 — Jade Wallace reviews Cornelia Hoogland & Ted Goodden‘s Cosmic Bowling (Guernica Editions, 2020)
023 — Jade Wallace reviews Emily Skov-Nielsen’s The Knowing Animals (Brick Books, 2020)
024 — Jade Wallace reviews Lauren Turner’s The Only Card in a Deck of Knives (Wolsak & Wynn, 2020)
026 — Jade Wallace reviews Rasiqra Revulva‘s Cephalopography 2.0 (Wolsak & Wynn, 2020)
030 — Jade Wallace reviews Maria Meindl‘s The Work (Stonehouse Publishing, 2020)
032 — Jade Wallace reviews Tyler Pennock‘s Bones (Brick Books, 2020)
034 — Jade Wallace reviews Annick MacAskill‘s Murmurations (Gaspereau Press, 2020)
035 — Jade Wallace reviews Amy LeBlanc‘s I Know Something You Don’t Know (Gordon Hill Press, 2020)
037 — Jade Wallace reviews Paul Edward Costa‘s God Damned Avalon (Mosaic Press, 2020)
039 — Jade Wallace reviews Theresa Kishkan‘s The Weight of the Heart (Palimpsest Press, 2020)
040 — Jade Wallace reviews Claire Caldwell‘s Gold Rush (Invisible Publishing, 2020)
041 — Jade Wallace reviews Jennifer Hosein‘s A Map of Rain Days (Guernica Editions, 2020)
044 — Jade Wallace reviews Sneha Subramanian Kanta‘s Ghost Tracks (Louisiana Literature Press, 2020)
045 — Jade Wallace reviews Sue Goyette‘s Anthesis (Gaspereau Press, 2020)
046 — Jade Wallace reviews David HaskinsBlood Rises (Guernica Editions, 2020)
048 — Jade Wallace reviews Rosalind M. Pepall‘s Talking to a Portrait: Tales of an Art Curator (Véhicule Press, 2020)
052 — Annick MacAskill reviews Travis Sharp‘s Yes, I am a corpse flower (knife|fork|book, 2021)
053 — Mark Laliberte reviews Michael e. CasteelsThe Man with the Spider Scar (Puddles of Sky Press, 2021)
054 — Jade Wallace reviews Allie McFarland‘s Disappearing in Reverse (University of Calgary Press, 2020)
056 — Jade Wallace reviews Hollay Ghadery‘s Fuse (Guernica Editions, 2021)
057 — Jade Wallace reviews Sabyasachi Nag‘s Uncharted (Mansfield Press, 2021)
059 — Jade Wallace reviews Paul B. Preciado‘s Can the Monster Speak? (Semiotext(e), 2021)
060 — Jade Wallace reviews C.J. Lavigne‘s In Veritas (NeWest Press, 2020)
061 — Jade Wallace reviews Aaron Schneider‘s What We Think We Know (Gordon Hill Press, 2021)
063 — Manahil Bandukwala reviews Dominik Parisien‘s Side Effects May Include Strangers (McGill-Queens University Press, 2020)
064 — Manahil Bandukwala reviews Vannessa Barnier‘s Sample Platter (Gap Riot Press, 2021)
065 — Manahil Bandukwala reviews Terrence Abrahams X Cleopatria Peterson‘s What We Call Home (Collusion Books, 2021)
067 — Hollay Ghadery reviews Jean Marc Ah-Sen, Emily Anglin, Devon Code & Lee Henderson‘s Disintegration in Four Parts (Coach House Books, 2021)
068 — Hollay Ghadery reviews Ashley-Elizabeth Best‘s Alignment (Rahila’s Ghost Press, 2021)
069 — Hollay Ghadery reviews SJ Sindu‘s Dominant Genes (Black Lawrence Press, 2022)
072 — A.G. Pasquella reviews Genevieve LeBleu‘s Weeding (Conundrum Press, 2021)
073 — A.G. Pasquella reviews Ted Staunton & Josh Rosen‘s The Good Fight (Scholastic Canada, 2021)
074 — A.G. Pasquella reviews Philippe Girard‘s Leonard Cohen: On a Wire (Drawn & Quarterly, 2021)
076 — Joelle Kidd reviews Sadiqa de Meijer‘s alfabet / alphabet (Palimpsest Press, 2020)
077 — Joelle Kidd reviews Peter Counter‘s Be Scared of Everything: Horror Essays (Invisible Publishing, 2020)
078 — Joelle Kidd reviews Michelle Porter‘s Approaching Fire (Breakwater Books, 2020)
080 — Taylor Brown reviews Melissa Lozada-Oliva‘s Dreaming of You (Astra House Books, 2021)
081 — Taylor Brown reviews Laila El Mugammar‘s undergrad: a commonplace book (2021)
082 — Taylor Brown reviews Rax King‘s Tacky: Love Letters to the Worst Culture We Have to Offer (Vintage Books, 2021)
085 — Bryce Warnes reviews Liam Burke X Natalie Hanna‘s Machine Dreams (Collusion Books, 2021)
086 — Bryce Warnes reviews Kyle Flemmer‘s Barcode Poetry (The Blasted Tree, 2021)
087 — Bryce Warnes reviews Dona Mayoora & Gary Barwin‘s Punctum (Gap Riot Press, 2021)
090 — Annick MacAskill reviews Rita Wong‘s Current, Climate (Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2021)
091 — Annick MacAskill reviews Talya Rubin‘s Iceland Is Melting and So Are You (Book*hug Press, 2021)
092 — Annick MacAskill reviews Shaun Robinson‘s If You Discover a Fire (Brick Books, 2020)
094 — Taylor Brown reviews Feel Ways: A Scarborough Anthology edited by Adrian De Leon, Téa Mutonji & Natasha Ramoutar (Mawenzi House, 2021)
095 — Sneha Subramanian Kanta reviews Sarah Dowling‘s Entering Sappho (Coach House Books, 2020)
096 — Michael Russell reviews Adèle Barclay‘s Renaissance Normcore (Nightwood Editions, 2019)
097 — Jade Wallace reviews Jim Johnstone‘s Infinity Network (Véhicule Press, 2022)
098 — Jade Wallace reviews Dawn Dumont‘s The Prairie Chicken Dance Tour (Freehand Books, 2021)
099 — Jade Wallace reviews Tasnuva Hayden‘s An Orchid Astronomy (University of Calgary Press, 2022)
105 — Jade Wallace reviews Trynne Delaney‘s the half-drowned (Metatron Press, 2022)