Guest edited by Jacob McArthur Mooney, this eighth edition of Canada’s vibrant yearly anthology features the fifty finest Canadian poems published during 2014. The Best Canadian Poetry series, which thrives under the stewardship of acclaimed series editor Molly Peacock and assistant editor Anita Lahey, ushers readers into the heart of the diverse Canadian poetry scene. A must-read for anyone with a stake or interest in contemporary Canadian literature.
Praise for The Best Canadian Poetry in English
“No matter what your tastes, there are some poems here you’ll really like… The wide range of writers, forms and themes represented here make it a great jumping-off point for readers who might be interested in Canadian poetry but are unsure about where to start.”
—Globe and Mail
“A true nation of poetry is revealed: fifty poems is the icing on a rich, decadent cake.”
“Readers will find this edition replete with new and memorable verses that will welcome them into the wilds of poetry.”
“The Best Canadian Poetry series offers an annual glimpse of poetry published across Canada, complete with a diverse sampling of voices and experiences that may be appreciated beyond borders.”
—Lori A. May, Examiner.com