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Coming to the small press fair this Saturday, poems from a forthcoming manuscript of rob mclennan, 4 little poems including this: Prairie montage, ive said it is as i have told it Dennis Cooley, abecedarium Is this: glottal-growl. Rags-rap, rattle, narrate. Gravity occurs. Constant, consonants. Speak clear, chew. Particulate. What speech would make. A hardened […]
This now exists, with copies still being folded and cut. To come out fully at the phafours table at the Ottawa Small Press Fair, upstairs at Jack Purcell by Elgin St. June 7th. The 6 wonderful little potent poems by Rod Pederson includes this one: bent into untimely sorrow knowing someday he’ll die and I […]
New chapbook by Catherine Brunet at the reading tonight. 7:30pm, Pressed Café. I’ll bring 20 copies so get it while you can. Here’s a sample poem from it: John Coltrane Redux Avant-guard jazz on my ride home: saxophone incursions deep into John Deere clang and guitar twang of country-western territory. Coltrane would get punched in […]
This chapbook hatched over supper conversations after a Versefest event in March 2013. Janice Tokar said something about squirrels wearing Stetsons, and Carol Stephen said something about goats on Mars. It was on. Fast-forward a month and I have a call out. Flyers are going around the spring Ottawa small press fair, thanks to Amanda […]
Previously and soon to be published in Freefall, The Prairie Journal, The Antigonish Review and Descant, Sneha Madhavan-Reese‘s poetry has been popping up at the Tree Reading Series. The assembly of x-books is still underway but it will at the Ottawa Small Press fair June 15th, noon to 4pm at the Jack Purcell Community Centre.
Some lovely Tibetan recycled hemp paper, accordion folded into sections, edges wet and torn. Long armed stapler putting to good use again. Drat, if you can read that and have your copy already, please correct the wabi sabi in the 4th line to then, not when. *sigh*. But love how the pockets turned out. (Reading […]
[Edit: Deadline extended to September 15th, 2013] That’s as much the tone, or more, than the substance. A departure point…from left field. Squirrelly poems. Those tangental to space. Absurd. Offbeat goats. Wondrous. Whimsical. Funny, kind. An offbeat optimistic. Mouse-sized flash fiction. Surreal. Silly. Vispo. Amuse me. (Hints: limericks do not amuse me. Dead squirrels need […]