An abstract rendering of contemporary Canadian youth culture, Magnetic Days is a collection of poems and stories about love, class, race, drugs and religion. Magnetic Days is the first book of poetry from Roland Pemberton.
Rollie Pemberton is a writer, rapper and producer (Cadence Weapon). His albums Breaking Kayfabe and Hope In Dirt City were both shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize. In 2021 his album Parallel World won the Polaris Music Prize. He served as Poet Laureate of Edmonton from 2009 to 2011. His debut book, Bedroom Rapper, will be published by McClelland & Stewart in 2022. He lives in Toronto.