Books published by Exile Editions


Exile Editions | April 1, 2014 | 79 pages
From Toronto’s poet laureate (2012–15) comes a new book that is a tour de force in confessional verse. This autobiographical sequence in 980 lines contains 70 stanzas of “skeletal sonnets” composed, astonishingly, in one day and one evening. Traverse is a web of intersecting, crisscrossing... More Info

The Selected Gwendolyn MacEwen

Exile Editions, Ltd. | August 30, 2008 | 330 pages
Spanning Gwendolyn MacEwen's career from the late 1950s to the early 1970s, this is a comprehensive collection of work by one of the greatest women writers of the 20th century. It traces the trajectory of her verse and the development of her fiction and drama, and includes letters, paintings, and... More Info


Exile Editions, Ltd. | July 19, 2019 | 117 pages
Using delicate prose and intense imagery, this translation explores the relationship and struggle of the human body and its inner being. Completely paralyzed by Lou Gehrig’s disease, Magali is imprisoned in her own body, able to communicate only by blinking her eyes. Feeling mentally free but... More Info