My book, The Brightest Thing, gets a lovely review by Myshara Herbert-McMyn of The Ormsby Review. You can follow the link to read the entire review. “By using the princess’s silenced voices, Daniell gives the nameless young woman a voice more powerful than the suffocating prince in the tales … She also shows us theContinue reading “The Brightest Thing reviewed in The Ormsby Review”
Oh, how lovely—my book, The Brightest Thing (available for purchase now!), gets a generous shout-out this week by Read Local BC as one of their recommended reads. Be sure to check out their recommended books; many of them were already on my “to read” list! The Brightest Thing is definitely appropriate reading for Valentine’s DayContinue reading “Read Local BC says: Snuggle up with a good book this Valentine’s Day”
I had the privilege of spending time with two poetry debuts and with friend and colleague Laura Ritland, and the result is our co-authored review that’s now featured on the Maisonneuve website. Check it out (and also check out the two books Laura and I discuss)!
Awhile back, I wrote a “how a poem works” essay about Julie Bruck’s poem “Sex Next Door” from her excellent book The End of Travel (Brick Books, 1999), and it’s now published as part of Brick Books Celebration of Canadian Poetry. You can go read it now! I have all of Julie Bruck’s poetry collections; I’dContinue reading “How a Poem Works: “Sex Next Door” by Julie Bruck”
I wrote a review for Catherine Chandler’s most recent book of poetry, Glad and Sorry Seasons (Biblioasis, 2014). You can go read my review over on the PRISM international website now; I hope it’ll make you want to pick up a copy and read Glad and Sorry Seasons, too! I love sonnets, so it should be noContinue reading “Review of Glad and Sorry Seasons”
I wrote a short humour piece that is up on the PRISM international‘s blog today, in which I share with Sierra Skye Gemma my top 10 tips for annoying poets and writers of “less marketable” literature. Please feel free to share the link widely, especially if you can relate to any of the annoying thingsContinue reading “10 Ways to Annoy a Poet (and other writers of “less marketable” literature)”