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After Canaan

Finalist, City of Vancouver Book Award

After Canaan, the first nonfiction book by acclaimed Vancouver poet Wayde Compton, repositions the North American discussion of race in the wake of the tumultuous ...


In the spring and summer of 1858, 600 blacks moved from San Francisco to the colonies that would eventually become British Columbia. The move was in part initiated by an invitation penned by the governor ...

Performance Bond

In Performance Bond, Wayde Compton, among the most progressive and experimental poets in Canada, defiantly and eloquently confronts the globalization and commodification of Black culture.

With poetry ...

The Outer Harbour

City of Vancouver Book Award Winner

In his debut story collection, poet Wayde Compton explores the concept of place and identity in which characters and space merge to make narrative. These interconnected ...

49th Parallel Psalm

Wayde Compton's first poetry book: a stunning set of poems documenting the migration of Blacks to Canada, specifically when the first Black settlers-facing an increasingly hostile racist government-left ...

The Blue Road

A Quill and Quire Best Book of the Year

In this stunning graphic novel, Lacuna is a girl without a family, a past, or a proper home. She lives alone in a swamp made of ink, but with the help of Polaris, ...

Wayde Compton

Wayde Compton is the author of two books of poetry, 49th Parallel Psalm (Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize finalist) and Performance Bond. He also edited the anthology Bluesprint: Black British Columbian Literature ...

The Blue Road receives starred review in Kirkus

By Arsenal Pulp October 07, 2019 Tags: The Blue Road, Wayde Compton, April dela Noche Milne

The Blue Road: A Fable of Migration by Wayde Compton and April dela Noche Milne has received a starred review in Kirkus Reviews, which calls it "a touching allegory of the unexpected and burdensome trials of migration."

Black History Month offer from Arsenal Pulp Press

By Arsenal Pulp February 02, 2021 Tags: Black History Month

Black writing and storytelling is beautiful, urgent, timeless, essential, and vital. Throughout the month of February if you order two or more titles from the Black Literature section of our website (as part of any order, big or small) we’ll include an additional surprise title at no extra cost.

Books for these times: 25% off in-print titles plus free shipping

By Arsenal Pulp November 25, 2023

A special offer on all in-print books from Arsenal Pulp Press!