Monthly Archives: March 2012

Jenna Butler’s beautifully difficult remembering

Jenna Butler. Wells (University of Alberta Press 2012). Jenna Butler. Spindle (Snowapple Press 2012). Wells, Jenna Butler’s second full length book, takes on a difficult & grand subject, that of memory, slowly disappearing & then fully lost in a loved … Continue reading

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Nancy Mattson’s Finns and Amazons: the personal tie to history

Nancy Mattson. Finns and Amazons (UK: Arrowhead Press 2012). Nancy Mattson. Lines from Karelia (with letters by Lisi Hirvonen, translated by Iiris Pursiainen) (UK: Arrowhead Press 2011). Finns and Amazons is a large book, both in size & in vision, … Continue reading

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