subscribe
Twitter   Facebook   Google Plus   YouTube
search the site
Black Diva: Selected Poems 1982-1986
Concerned with the quest for love, this selection, specially translated by Daniel Sloate from various...
Shiftless
Like the narrator of Raymond Carver's poem “Shiftless,” Janet Fraser likes to sit in a...
This Desert Now
...We started to read aloud, each in turn, from Judith Cowan's translation and my original....
The Moon Knows No Boundary
The poems in this collection describe the survival of love and family during times of...
Impromptu: A Trilingual Edition
This is a trilingual -- Italian, English and French -- edition of Amelia Rosselli's last...
Illuminations
This text is in English and French. This edition of Rimbaud's masterpiece marks the first...
In his first collection of poetry, Max Layton takes the post apocalypse to new heights. Satirical in places, full of longing and remorse in others, the poems (each beginning with "When the rapture comes ...") bring together memories of family, trips to fantasylands, and outrageous humour. Life, in other words, in all its varied colours and shapes -- despite the shadow of when the rapture comes.
When The Rapture Comes

Max Layton
2012
When The Rapture Comes
The Examined Life
A Taste of Earth, A Taste of Flame
Downtown Flirt
Things That Fall
Formentera Followed by The Gardens of Suzhou
Insult to the Brain
First Secrets and Other Poems
A Bride in Three Acts
Where The Sun Shines Best
Instants
I Found It at the Movies: An Anthology of Film Poems
Footsteps on the Ceiling