Andrea Thompson has been publishing and performing her work for over twenty-five years. In 2005 her spoken word album, One, was nominated for a Canadian Urban Music Award, in 2009 she was the Canadian Festival of Spoken Word’s Poet of Honour, and in 2019 her poetry album, Soulorations helped earn her the League of Canadian Poets’ Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award.
Roger Aplon’s new collection is divided into five sections. He begins his unique poetry compilation with an explanation of the book’s title and dedicating it to all those who’ve devoted themselves to the survival of our endangered planet.
It took years for Rose to put together this book about the music of Charles Mingus but in poems. Rose covers melodies, harmonies, tones, mood and tempo to illustrate Mingus’ life in poetry and prose.