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Artificial Cherry
Arsenal Pulp Press
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Impact: The Titanic Poems
Arsenal Pulp Press

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Billeh's collection on the Titanic and her impact on cities around the world.

McPoems
Arsenal Pulp Press

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This collection finds Nickerson focusing on a thought-provoking exploration of the carbonated highs and greasy lows of life behind the counter.... The poems are quick, tasty meals themselves: fast-paced snapshots of what could be considered one of the most universal cultural experiences in North America.

Xtra! West

Seminal
Arsenal Pulp Press

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Both John Barton and Billeh Nickerson deserve accolades for fathering this historic, vital and truly seminal text.

George Elliott Clarke
Halifax Chronicle Herald

Let Me Kiss it Better
Arsenal Pulp Press

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Kind of like Sex And the City, without too much City, this book was genuinely one of the funniest I’ve read in a long time.

Gay Times U.K

The Asthmatic Glassblower
Arsenal Pulp Press

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Sly, witty, acerbic, mischievous, erotic, audacious. I’m running out of adjectives to describe this accomplished first book from Vancouver writer Billeh Nickerson, whose poetry negotiates a sexual landscape with humour and intelligence.

Tanis MacDonald
Monday Magazine

Vancouver poet Billeh Nickerson forms his exacting observations into poems that are fragile receptacles of wordplay.(starred review iconStarred review)

Ross McKie
Quill and Quire