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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.