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National Poetry Month Exercise

When Graeme Smith took the stage at the Art Gallery of Ontario last October, having just been named winner of the Hilary Weston Writers’ Trust Prize for Nonfiction, the first words out of his mouth weren’t of thanks or surprise, or even words of his own. They were the words of Emily Dickinson.

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Bakka Phoenix

  1. THE WORLDS WE MAKE, Megan Crewe
  2. LOCKSTEP, Karl Schroeder
  3. FELL SWORD, Miles Cameron
  4. NEUROMANCER, William Gibson
  5. HOW TO CURSE IN HIEROGLYPHICS, Lesley Livingston & Jonathan Llyr
  6. BATTLE, Michelle West
  7. OMENS, Rachel HartmanKelley Armstrong
  8. TRAITOR'S BLADE, , Sebastien De Castell
  9. TOUCH, Michelle Sagara, Liisa Ladouceur
  10. RED KNIGHT, Miles Cameron
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Ben McNally Books

  1. THEY LEFT US EVERYTHING, Plum Johnson
  2. THE LICENCE OF WAR, Claire Letemendia
  3. BORN & BRED, Peter Murphy
  4. EMPRESS OF THE NIGHT, Eva Stachniak
  5. JEWEL OF THE THAMES, Angela Misri
  6. THE INCONVENIENT INDIAN, Thomas King
  7. THE ANGEL EFFECT, John Geiger
  8. ALL MY PUNY SORROWS, Miriam Toews
  9. THE DOGS ARE EATING THEM NOW, Graeme Smith
  10. ARTHUR ERIKSON, David Stouck
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    1. THE ORENDA, Joseph Boyden
    2. CRAZY TOWN, Robin Doolittle
    3. THE BEAR, Claire Cameron
    4. DEAR LIFE, Alice Munro
    5. FROG MUSIC, Emma Donoghue
    6. THE INCONVENIENT INDIAN, Thomas King
    7. INFIDELITY, Stacey May Fowles
    8. ANNABEL, Kathleen Winter
    9. STROLL, Shawn Micallef
    10. THE LUMINARIES, Eleanor Catton
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    Bryan Prince Bookseller

    1. THE ORENDA, Joseph Boyden
    2. RULE OF THREE, Eric Walters
    3. THE INCONVENIENT INDIAN, Thomas King
    4. CATARACT CITY, Craig Davidson
    5. EVERY AFTER OF ASHWIN RAO, Padma Viswanathan
    6. THE AGE, Nancy Lee
    7. THE BEAR, Claire Cameron
    8. THE LUMINARIES, Eleanor Catton
    9. ARE MEN OBSOLETE? THE MONK DEBATE ON GENDER, Hanna Rosin, Maureen Dowd, Caitlin Moran and Camille Paglia
    10. PRAIRIE OSTRICH, Tamai Kobayashi
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    Northern Woman’s Bookstore

    1. ABORIGINAL ALPHABET FOR CHILDREN, Evelyn Ballantyne
    2. WHAT WOULD YOU DO, Elaine Lariviere Chaput
    3. MY KOKUM CALLED TODAY, Iris Loewen
    4. LOST TEACHINGS, Dozay (Arlene) Christmas & Michael James Isaac
    5. STRENGTH AND STRUGLE, Rachel A. Mishenene & Dr. Pamela Rose Toulouse
    6. LET'S PRETEND THIS NEVER HAPPENED, Jenny Lawson
    7. PURE GOLD BABY, Margaret Drabble
    8. YOUR MOUTH IS LOVELY, Nancy Richler
    9. YEAR OF THE FLOOD, Margaret Atwood
    10. THE FLYING FALCONES, Susan Payelta

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