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Against an African Sky
An Island is a World
Arrival of the Snake-Woman
Behind the Face of Winter
Blues from the Malabar Coast
Canada Geese & Apple Chatney
Cape Town Coolie
The Chinese Knot and Other Stories
A Cycle of the Moon 
Dancing in the Dust
Divine Elemental
Downfall by Degrees
Drums of My Flesh
Dying in a Strange Country
Echoes from the Other Land
The Enemy Within
Fauji Banta Singth and Other Stories
The Fourth Canvas
The General is Up
The Ghosts of Smyrna
The Harem
Home and Back
In the Shadow of Kirinyaga
Jewels and Other Stories
Last Cool Days
The Legend of the Rockhills and Other Stories
Lingering Tide and Other Stories
Lives: Whole and Otherwise
Looking for Josephine
My Brahmin Days and Other Stories
The Obeah Man
The Palm Leaf Fan and Other Stories
Picture Bride
Rainsongs of Kotli
Return to Arcadia
Rosa's District 6
Shopping for Sabzi
The Strike
Sweet Like Saltwater
Those Who Eat the Cascadura
When the Bottom Falls Out
Why Don't You Carve Other Animals
Without a Name

The Writing Circle


Alphabet Zen
Bleeding Light
Caribbean Blues & Love's Genealogy
Consensual Genocide
Do Not Enter My Soul in Your Shoes
Enough to be Mortal Now
Gabardine & other poems
Gambolling with the Divine
The Game of 100 Ghosts
Hemisphere of Love
In a Boston Night
Inheritance (Yerushe)
Insurgent Rain
Lantana Strangling Ixora
Love Cake
Love in the Time of Technology
Maples and the Stream
The Matuschka Case
Message Sticks
More than Skin Deep
Night Artillery
No More Watno Dur
Nuff Said
Pappaji Wrote Poetry in a Language I Cannot Read
The Perfect Unravelling of the Spirit
Prairie Journey
Red Lacquered Chopsticks
Redemption Rain
River and Bridge
Rootless but Green Are the Boulevard Trees
Songs to a Moonstruck Lady
The Space That Connects Us
Subversive Sonnets
To Love a Palestinian Woman
travelogue of the bereaved
Turkish Delight, Montreal Winter
Uncivil War
Voices from Kibuli Country
Wanting in Arabic: 2nd Edition
Wearing Glasses of Water
Wilting Laughter
Winter, the Unwelcome Visitor

You Cannot Turn Away


Another Way to Dance
Beyond Sangre Grande
Domains of Fear and Desire
The Geography of Voice
Her Mother's Ashes 3
In Our Translated World: Contemporary Global Tamil Poetry
Lutesong and Lament
Re-Imaging the Sky
Shakti's Words
Strike the Wok
A Walnut Sapling on Masih's Grave and Other Stories by Iranian Women


Peng Ma: Abstract Ink Painting
Peng Ma: Chinese Brush Painting
Wang Dehui: Oil and Chinese Brush Paintings


Belonging and Banishment
Beyond Silence
Closed Entrances
Configurations of Exile
Dark Antonyms and Paradise
Equal Before God?
Floating the Borders
History and Imagination
Indenture and Abolition
The Invention of Canada
Majalis al-ilm
A Meeting of Streams
Moveable Margins
Novels and The Nation
Of Hockey and Hijab
Once Upon a Time in Bollywood
Oppositional Aesthetics
Ordeal by Fire
Postcolonialism: My Living
Strangers in the Mirror
The Tanganyika Way
The Texture of Identity
Tiger Girl (Hu Nu)
Transcultural Reinventions
Transnational Poetics
Troubled Pilgrimage: Passage to Pakistan
Why We Write
World Without Walls
Writing from the Borderlands

The Writing on the Wall