Cover image: Leah Rosenberg

Cover image: Leah Rosenberg

Finalist for the League of Canadian Poets’ Gerald Lampert Memorial Award

Surge Narrows is gorgeously sensual and sharply precise—if we could taste it, this book would be salmonberry. It would be salt. To read these poems is to stand under a waterfall, letting the words rush like cold, clean water over the skin. A powerful debut.”

Anne Simpson, Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize & Governor General’s Award Winner

To read recent words of praise for Surge Narrows please see the book reviews, below:
2015    Kemick, Richard Kelly. “Outrunning Ghazals (and other difficult things) – A Review of Emilia Nielsen’s Surge Narrows .” Rev of Surge Narrows, by Emilia Nielsen. The Fiddlehead. Spring: 111-114. Print.

2013    Stepaniuk, Casey. “‘The heart has never surfaced more queer’ – A Review of Emilia Nielsen’s Surge Narrows.” Rev. of Surge Narrows, by Emilia Nielsen. A Canadian Lesbian Book Blog: News and Reviews of Queer Canadian Women Writers 14 August: n. pag. Web.

For sales, distribution or publicity inquiries please write to me or contact my publisher:
Leaf Press
PO Box 416
Lantzville, BC
Canada V0R 2H0
250.390.3028  orders[at]  media[at]


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