The Anansi Blog

Celebrate National Poetry Month With New Limited Edition Poetry and Broadsheets April 09 2016

Looking to celebrate Poetry Month? Consider our special editions, recently released and available exclusively at This April we have 4 limited edition hardcover books that were printed and bound by Coach House Press in Toronto: The Waking Comes Late by Steven Heighton, Box Kite by Baziju, Little Dogs by Michael Crummey, and A Pillow Book … Read More

Tengluo: Wisteria by Baziju (Roo Borson & Kim Maltman) April 03 2016

Tengluo: Wisteria Baziju (Roo Borson & Kim Maltman) I ask for the Chinese name of that flower and you tell me, then tell me about the sweet that is made for moon-viewing, wisteria blooms soaked in sugar then rolled in dough, so that I forget all about the name and will have to go to the … Read More

New Releases from Anansi this April April 03 2016

April is Poetry Month! Along with 4 stunning collections of poetry comes a graphic memoir about living with cancer, a tale from one of Canada’s funniest literary talents, and an inspiring true story about two young concentration camp survivors.   A Pillow Book by Suzanne Buffam Available: April 09 Not a narrative. Not an essay. Not … Read More

Save the Date! Anansi’s Poetry Bash is almost here! March 12 2016

Ottawa, Toronto, and Kingston… Get ready, the Anansi Poetry Bash is headed your way! Join us in launching new Anansi Poetry Books by Suzanne Buffam, Steven Heighton, Michael Crummey, and Kim Maltman & Roo Borson (Writing as Baziju). All five poets will be present and reading at each stop on the Poetry Bash tour. The details can be … Read More