From 4-5pm EST tomorrow, in the first of 2 hour show Bruce Kauffman and I chatLIVE on Finding a Voice locally at 101.9fm – or – Livestreaming worldwide at cfrc.ca BY 7PM THAT EVENING: On the blogspace at findingavoiceoncfrcfm.wordpress.com All shows remain there 4 years.
Kees Kapteyn‘s review of footlights calls it powerful and luminous, and he comments, Everything literary runs on metaphors, acting as a lubricant for us to move through our lives. Pearl has a sort of sixth sense when it comes to seeing these devices, as if she sees a dimension few people can see. A penny […]
On a personal note, my mom’s funeral is tomorrow. I’ll give a eulogy, the first and hopefully last time, I’ll ever need to do that in life. How fitting that the pen my mom gave me for Christmas should run dry while I edit it.
There’s still 7 days of readings left of free readings in VERSeFest. (You can always donate at the site so VF can do more than the funding.) As a new addition this year, the site has direct buy link of the collections of many poets, and sample poems of many of the poets in translation […]
Later in the fall, listen for a small machines talk interview with Amanda Earl and finding a voice with Bruce Kauffman on 101.9fm, Kingston. Watch for a reading broadcast from the Wakefield library.
How about that. It seems something like a longer poem has started to form. I’d almost forgotten the sensation. But I sat and the world and its clocks fell away and I have a draft. I’ve been feeling the occasional haiku, aided by reading many. They are concrete and present and that focus helps me […]
Here is a super thrilling thing. After listening to Alan Neal report on poetry for probably 15 years we talked, he and I on CBC radio’s All in A Day. I think I bit-down on fan girl enough to be coherant. This was a lead up to my reading at VERSeFest to launch footlights.
Watch for my reading at VERSeFest 2020, the 10th anniversary edition on Nov 6th with Bahar Orang and Sadiqa de Meijer. [Edit: Became an event with Ken Victor replacing Sadiqa.] Hosted with interview by Jenny Haysom, the reading is now on playback.