Alan Twigg’s tribute to Rudolf Vrba

Rudolf Vrba, who escaped Auschwitz and co-authored a report saving 200,000 lives, remains unrecognized in Vancouver despite his significant historical impact. Alan Twigg (l.) seeks to change this.” FULL STORY


Ali Blythe

May 21st, 2024

In Stedfast (Goose Lane Editions $19.95), Ali Blythe reinterprets John Keats’s work, introducing themes of marginality into the Romantic vision. Set over a single night with the poet beside a sleeping lover, Blythe’s poems explore illusion versus reality, immersion and escapism, and the enduring in contrast with the transient. Written in tight, short lines, these poems are infused with eros, examining the nature of love, as they address and undress their subjects with poetic precision. 9781773103051

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