Books published by Guernica Editions

Venera Dreams

Guernica Editions | August 1, 2017 | 252 pages
Venera Dreams is a mosaic novel, a surreal history of a fictional and fantastical European city-state, inspired in part by Venice, The Arabian Nights, and the architecture of Antoni Gaud�. It is divided in three sections. The first, The Lure of Vermilion, describes the impact of Venera's lure on... More Info

Faithful and Other Stories

Guernica Editions | September 1, 2017 | 170 pages
A fiction writer in the tradition of Michael Chabon, Philip Roth, and David Gilmour, in Faithful and Other Stories Daniel Karasik brings together an assortment of complex characters searching for meaning and connection in a world that is by turns violent and indifferent. These award-winning stories... More Info

What If Zen Gardens

Guernica Editions | September 1, 2017 | 75 pages
In What If Zen Gardens, Henry Beissel, often considered the master of the long poem, turns to the time-honoured tradition of the haiku to help bring to light what he calls "the world's hidden affairs." Included in the collection are a series of black-and-white illustrations by Arlette Franci�re,... More Info

The Four Corners Hotel

Guernica Editions | September 1, 2017 | 135 pages
In exchange for the slavish obedience of her two daughters, the mother promises to support them against the tyrannical father. Rather than Montreal or the suburbs, the family settle in a hotel at the cross-roads of a practically deserted village. An impenetrable forest surrounds the hotel where the... More Info

Through the Sad Wood Our Corpses Will Hang

Guernica Editions | September 1, 2017 | 285 pages
At the age of twenty, Sheyda Porrouya's life is almost over. She was born in Iran on the day staunchly orthodox mullas declared the birth of the Islamic Republic and set about summarily purging the country of all things Western and un-Islamic. To make matters worse, as she matured, Sheyda seemed... More Info

Red Haws to Light the Field

Guernica Editions | August 1, 2017 | 150 pages
Red Haws to Light the Field is wide-ranging in subject matter: love, eroticism, war, death, and the nature of poetic endeavour. Red Haws also contains poems inspired by or dedicated to the great masters and fellow poets: Li Po, Tu Fu, Federico Garc�a Lorca, Czes'aw Mi'osz, Raymond Souster, Pablo... More Info

Maria Campbell

Guernica Editions | August 18, 2019 | 192 pages
This essay collection gathers together writings on the works of Maria Campbell, feminist, activist, visionary, artist, mother, grandmother, and Métis elder. The book talks truthfully of Maria's journey as a writer, how her writing was infected with her experiences with marginalisation and... More Info

Richard Outram

Guernica Editions | August 18, 2019 | 218 pages
Something of a ?foreigner? in his own country, Richard Outram was uncommonly dedicated to living an "examined life" and to the act of creation for its own reward. This book represents a posthumous, introductory panorama of this late Canadian poet?s work, written by those who continue to admire his... More Info