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

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

The Eternal by Michael Crummey March 21 2016

The Eternal by Michael Crummey It was where ugly thrived. Blight and galloping stench prospered there in exile. The spent and defective arrived in the bed of a flagging half-ton on a strict bi-weekly schedule. A way station between town and abiding absence, a parcel of magic and ruin we haunted all summer, casting through … 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

Poetry Month Events April 01 2013

Don’t miss your chance to celebrate National Poetry Month with our annual Anansi Poetry Bash in Toronto and more great events! Spring 2013 Anansi poets: Michael Crummey (Under the Keel), Adam Dickison (The Polymers), and Sara Peters (1996) Wednesday, April 24, 7:00 p.m. Anansi Poetry in Montreal Librarie Drawn & Quarterly 211 Bernard Ouest, Montreal, … Read More