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The Occidental Hotel
A brooding fugitive hides out in a crumbling hotel that was once filled with celebrities...
Shakespeare Beyond Science: When Poetry Was the World
Shakespeare wrote at a unique historical turning point: the world was understood through poetry --...
Swimming Toward the Sun: Collected Poems: 1968-2020
Swimming Toward the Sun: Collected Poems (1968-2020) brings together five decades of poetry...
Two unrelated, aspiring writers, born on the same day in the same year to parents with the same first names, grow up together and eventually gain national prominence as authors. But their complex sexual identities undermine their intense private relationship as the years pass, inflicting damage that cannot be undone by their public reputations or the excellence of their fiction and poetry. Inspired by the lives and work of American literary giants Ernest Hemingway and Hart Crane, This Cleaving and This Burning is a story of creative passions stoked by unspoken desires within the mind and heart.

"On the path to the limestone cliffs he could smell the sweetness of the jasmine and tang of the pines. From the edge of the precipice he threw the box into the sea, wondering idly if Hornsby's arm was still as strong as ever. Back at the house he sat... "
This Cleaving and This Burning

J.A. Wainwright
This Cleaving and This Burning
Changing The Face of Canadian Literature
Down in the Ground
Tales from the Bottom of My Sole
A Map of Rain Days
Blood Rises