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Featured Titles by Susan Ioannou
Books in Print
Out of Print
Books in Print

A Magical Clockwork: The Art of Writing the Poem
An examination of the techniques essential for every serious poet to master.
First, Print edition, 2000, 160 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-12-8.

A Real Farm Girl
A city girl's first adventures experiencing life on the farm in the 1940s
First, Print edition, illustrated by James Rozak (Edmonton: Hodgepog Books, 1998), 123 pages, paper, ISBN 978-1-895836-52-3.
Second, expanded eBook edition, 2010, 130 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-33-3.

Balkan Poems
A chapbook of poems about conflict in the former Yugoslavia.
First, PDF edition, 2005, 19 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-25-8.

Catalysts & Catastrophes
Two parts, first serious, then light, of feline poems.
First, PDF edition, 2007, 24 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-27-2.

Clarity Between Clouds
The original 1991 Goose Lane Editions print collection of poems (ISBN 978-0-86492-111-6, out of print).
Reissued in a Wordwrights Canada eBook edition, 2016, 63 pages, ISBN 978-0920835-44-9.

Familiar Faces / Private Grief
A collection of poems about daily life and loss.
First, Print edition, 1996, 60 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-01-2 (out of print).
Revised and expanded eBook edition, 2011, 82 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-38-8.

Holding True: Essays on Being a Writer
Ample light and balm, as well as encouragement and inspiration, for hard-working writers.
First, Print edition, 2008, 184 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-29-6.
Second, eBook edition, 171 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-36-4.

Looking for Light
A collection of poems about creating beauty despite turnmoil in the world and advancing age.
First, Print edition, 2016, 81 pages, paper, ISBN 978-1-927725-34-4.

A collection of poems about mothers and mothering.
First, Print edition, 1985, 52 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-00-7 (out of print).
Revised and expanded eBook edition, 2011, 79 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-39-5.

Nine to Ninety: Stories across the generations
A collection of short fiction in a variety of voices aimed to divert and enteratin.
First, Large Print edition, 2009, 260 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-30-2.
Second, eBook edition, 2010, 159 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-32-6.

O Canada
Three poems on Canadian unity under the shadow of Quebec separation.
First, PDF edition, 2005, 6 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-24-1.

Polly's Punctuation Primer
A fantasy that teaches essential punctuation concepts through pictures and rhymes.
First, Print edition, 1994, 70 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-11-1 (out of print).
Revised, PDF edition, 2004, ISBN 978-0-920835-23-4.

Read-Aloud Poems
A chapbook of poems for students from elementary through senior high school.
First, Print edition, 1993, 24 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-10-4.
Second, Revised Print edition, 2001, 24 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-16-6 (out of print).
Revised, PDF edition, 2005, 34 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-18-0.

Selected Poems 2011
Poems chosen from part of the original 1996 Ekstasis Editions print edition of Where the Light Waits (ISBN 978-0-921215-96-7, out of print).
Republished in a Wordwrights Canada eBook edition, 2011, 81 pages, ISBN 978-0920835-43-2.

Ten Ways to Tighten Your Prose
First, Print edition, 1988; Second Printing, 1994, 16 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-05-8 (out of print).
Revised, Web page format, 2004.

The Hidden Valley Mystery
A boys' adventure novel
First, eBook edition, 2010, 99 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-31-9.

The Merla Poems
A chapbook in honour of a friendship of more than three decades between two women for whom finding beauty is essential to life.
First, Print Limited Edition, 2006, 38 pages, paper ISBN 978-0-920835-28-7 (out of print).
Second, PDF edition, 40 pages, ISBN 978-0-920835-41-8.

Writing Reader-Friendly Poems
First, Print edition, 1989, 20 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-08-1 (out of print).
Second, Print edition, 1995, 24 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-15-9 (out of print).
First, Revised and Expanded eBook edition, Plus Writing Exercises, 2011, 66 pages, ISBN 978-0920835-35-7.

Out of Print

A Magical Clockwork: The Workshop Guide
First, Print edition 2000, 28 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-14-2.

The Canadian Writers' Contest Calendar
Issues 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998: ISBN 978-0-920835-21-0, ISBN 0-920835-19-8, ISSN 1206-1980.
As of 2003, issues are available from White Mountain Publications.

The Crafted Poem: A Step by Step Guide to Writing and Appreciation
First, Print edition 1985; second, Print edition 1994, 58 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-02-9.

Kuttel Daddeldu
by Joachim Ringelnatz.
Translated from the German by Frank E. Thomas and Norman C. Marshall.
Selected and edited by Susan Ioannou.
First, Print Limited edition, 1986, 32 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-04-3.

Literary Market Directory
Issues 1988, 1989, 1990, ISBN 978-0-920835-07-4, paper, ISSN 0844-3343.

Literary Markets That Pay
Issues 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991. First, Print edition 1992; second, Print edition 1993, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-06-7.

Scarborough Poems
by Denis Stokes.
Selected and edited by Susan Ioannou.
First, Print edition 1987; second, Print edition 1993, 36 pages, paper, ISBN 978-0-920835-03-6.

Wordwrights Newsletter
Volume 1, Number 1, 1991, to Volume 10, Number 2, 2000, paper (no ISSN).

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