The winter 2016 issue of Arc Poetry Magazine lightens the darkest season with Canada’s brightest poets.
In This Issue
Marilyn Dumont wraps up her tenure as Arc‘s Poet-In-Residence alongside a suite of “split sonnets and parallels” by Doyali Islam. To close the distance, this issue also features an interview with Robyn Sarah, Arc‘s 2015-2016 Poet-In-Residence.
Antonio D’Alfonso continues Arc‘s feature of poetry in translation, and Matt Rader takes a look through a box of chapbooks. Rachel Lebowitz interweaves poetry and history in her lyric essay.
Also find light in:
- Shane Neilson’s uncovering of the metaphor in Jeffery Donaldson’s “Slack Action”;
- reviews of debut collections from Lesley Battler, Aaron Tucker, and Ben Ladouceur;
- paintings and collage from Gunter Nolte scholarship-winning visual artist Laura Demers.