Books written by Karen Solie

The Road in Is Not the Same Road Out

April 9, 2015 | 112 pages
In her fourth collection, and the first since the Griffin Poetry Prize-winning Pigeon, Karen Solie advances her extraordinary poetics of impetus and second thoughts. Ferrying the intimate self through the public realm, these poems meditate on the tensile strength of our most elemental bonds and... More Info

Short Haul Engine

London, Ont. : Brick Books | October 1, 2001 | 83 pages
Short Haul Engine is a tough-minded, original, unyielding first collection. Although the subject matter is often back roads fever, that dead-end dreaminess, the poems are shot through with a smashing energy and a willingness to say just about anything, no matter how risky or wild. Karen Solie is a... More Info


House of Anansi | July 18, 2019 | 100 pages
A second volume of poetic works by an award-winning writer from Toronto expands the repertoire of her earlier collection to consider topics that are not traditionally explored in poetry. By the author of Short Haul Engine. Original.  More Info