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New books out this month from George Stanley, Louis Cabri

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North of California St. - 3DNew poetry books are out this month from George Stanley and Louis Cabri.

Stanley’s North of California St. comprises 51 poems originally published in the 1980s and 1990s in Opening Day, Temporarily, Gentle Northern Summer, and At Andy’s, now all out of print. Three-time Governor-General’s Award finalist Sharon Thesen has written an introduction for North of California St. Stay ‘tooned for an announcement about a Vancouver launch at the Western Front in September.

George Stanley’s most recent book is After Desire, released in Spring 2013. His previous book, Vancouver: A Poem, was a finalist for the Dorothy Livesay Award.

Posh Lust-3D NewCoverPosh Lust is Montreal native Louis Cabri’s third book, following in the wide wake of Poetryworld (2013) and The Mood Embosser (2002). Cabri, who teaches literature at the University of Windsor, employs contemporary poetry practices to engage with the cynicism, excess, taste and feel of contemporary life under heedless capitalism. Launch details are being finalized as this blog post goes to press.