1 December 7pm: Launch of In the Heat of Shadows

We’d love you to join us for the book launch of In the Heat of Shadows: South African Poetry 1996-2013, an evening celebrating the language and rhythms of South Africa. The anthology, edited by Denis Hirson, includes work by many…

Necessary Goodbyes by Rose Alana Frith

Moments fall around us. People pass in anonymous congregations. We sit, apart, strangers to it all and observe the fragile architecture of life and love and living. We are not yet the finished versions of ourselves, which we are forever…

Alive! by Pia Copper

L’automne, even the word seems rich. It falls off your tongue and lingers in the recesses of your throat, an echo of how absolutely blissful it all is. Deep, sensual, ripe, overwhelming with sensation. I always feel more alive in…

(Tumbleweed) On the Road by Ben Aitken

Any account of travel ought to start with a description of the weather, so I should say that it was generally overcast in Paris on June 13. Before heading east to Nancy, we dropped by the bookstore (where we had…