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Italian Women in Black Dresses
Written to read like a memoir, this collection of poetry details the life of a...
Extraordinary Renditions
The voices in Extraordinary Renditions come from the deep past when war began; and span...
Fosfeni
Andrea Zanzotto's poetics have often been defined as emerging out of Romanticism, yet his work...
The Woman I Am
Spanning fifty years, these poems of love, sexuality, motherhood, loneliness, old age, and death are...
The Bursting Test
These poems test the capacity of individuals, families, communities, and the earth itself to stand...
Black Suede Cave
The poems in Black Suede Cave meditate on the space inside us, where darkness and...
In First Day, Malca Litovitz's third collection, childhood memories, love, nature, and battles with illness are depicted on a broad canvas of lyrical and prose poems. Malca Litovitz's first book, To Light, To Water (1998), won the Canadian Jewish Book Award in 2000. Her second book, At the Moonbean Cafe, was published by Guernica in 2003. Malca Litovitz passed away in 2005.
First Day

Malca Litovitz
2008
First Day
Birdheart
A Queen is Holding a Mummified Cat
Pondering the Weight of Being: Selected Poems (1944-2013)
Mummyjihad
The Fat Man Arpeggios
Light And Time
Under My Skin
A Map of Rain Days
after words
Aknos and Other Poems
Poetry is Blood
Somersault