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Mobsters and Thugs: Quotes from the Underworld
The pioneering American gangsters: perpetually appealing, forever misunderstood. Who were they and what were they...
Coming Here, Being Here: A Canadian Migration Anthology
This migration anthology is an entertaining miscellany of memoir, essays, newspaper reportage, and even a...
Gary Geddes: Essays on His Works
Gary Geddes has been called Canada's best political poet. For almost forty years and in...
Culture and Difference: Essays on Canadian Society
This book focuses on prevailing ideas connected to cultural and social diversity.The writers of these...
Happy Slaves: A Duologue on Multicultural Deficit
In this duologue, Kosta Gouliamos and William Anselmi bring to a head their radical revisioning...
Margaret Atwood: Essays on Her Works
Examining her dynamic and perpetually progressing nature as a writer, this collection of essays on...
Writing Poetry to Save Your Life combines Gillan's personal story about her journey as a writer with her suggestions for writers at all stages of development. The voice in this book is the voice of a friend who sits with you in a warm kitchen sipping espresso or a cup of herbal tea, while offering support and encouragement. It is designed to help you find the stories you have to tell and the words to tell them. It is based on the belief that when you find the courage to explore your memories, you will find the source for...

"I believe we all have stories to tell, and that those stories are the basis for writing poems that reach across the barriers of age, ethnicity, gender, social class to connect with all that is human in us."
Writing Poetry To Save Your Life: How To Find The Courage To Tell Your Stories
Writers in Transition: The Proceedings of the First National Conference of Italian Canadian Writers
Writing Our Way Home
Devils in Paradise: Writing on Post-Emigrant Culture
My Silent Pledge: A Journey of Struggle, Survival and Remembrance
A Dive into My Essence
The Courage of Poetry
Where Seas and Fables Meet: Parables, Aphorisms, Fragments, Thought
P.K. Page: Essays on Her Works
A Call for Cultural Symbiosis
Dagoes Read: Tradition and the Italian / North American Writer
Get Onboard: Walk in the Shoes of a Transit Operator
Sharon Pollock: Essays on Her Works