In the world of Salem Paige, poetry becomes a vehicle for transformation, a medium through which we can uncover the hidden layers of our own existence and find solace in the shared narratives of the human experience.

- Sunday Mornings at the River


In the captivating realm of poetry, we find ourselves immersed in a conversation with Salem Paige, a remarkable transgender poet whose introspective works have captivated readers worldwide. With their latest book, "The Third Self," Paige takes us on a profound journey of self-discovery and creative exploration.

Residing on Algonquin Anishinaabe territory, Salem Paige graciously invites us into their creative universe. Their poetic voice, filled with sublime imagery and existential introspection, sets the stage for a conversation that promises to be both enlightening and transformative.

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latest work : Fresh Voices 28

Welcome to the twenty-eighth edition of Fresh Voices, a project from and for the League’s associate members, edited by Joan Conway (Check out her personal blog!) and Blaine Marchand. The League’s associate members are talented poets who are writing and publishing poetry on their way to becoming established professional poets in the Canadian literary community. We are excited to be taking this opportunity to showcase the work of our associate members in this series!

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