Arc 76 Winter 2015  Sylvia Legris is conspicuous

In this issue of Arc Poetry Magazine, a year of Sylvia Legris’ mentorships as Arc’s Poet-In-Residence comes to an end.

In This Issue

With new work from Legris and four exceptional poets fostered by Legris’ mentorship, the Poet-In-Residence feature reveals what makes poems stand out in a crowded field.

Other new work in this issue includes poetry by Matthew Walsh and Robyn Sarah, an extended mockumentary-Esque oral history by Daniel Scott Tysdal, and selections from Armand Garnet Ruffo’s poetic biography of Ojibway artist Norval Morrisseau.

Also check out:

  • Anita Lahey’s essay on the state and purpose of reviewing Canadian poetry;
  • a number of reviews of books engaging with the theme of grief; and
  • Métis artist Christi Belcourt’s colourful paintings exploring nature’s symbolic properties.
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