Fertig’s new poems

“Poet, publisher and long-time supporter of the writing community, Salt Spring Island-based Mona Fertig (left) has released her first collection of poems in 14 years.” FULL STORY


Jude Neale

March 07th, 2024

A collaboration between a poet and an artist, Water Forgets Its Own Name (Ekstasis Editions $36.95) is a celebration of the profound beauty of Bowen Island. With evocative poetry by Jude Neale complemented by Nicholas Jennings’ paintings, the book captures the essence of this small island. From Snug Cove to Crayola Beach, the verses resonate with tender memories, like gathering pebbles and summer paddles. Neale’s lyrical celebration re-enchants the island, inviting readers to become part of its beauty. The collaboration encapsulates a shared depth of gratitude within a small community, offering a delightful invitation to embrace the life of Bowen Island. 9781771711609

One Response to “Jude Neale”

  1. Jude Neale says:

    Thanks for the great review, just saw it! If you’d like a ‘real’ book, let me know. It’s a gorgeous art book.

    All my very best,

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