Have you read Pasha Malla’s report? Some interesting thoughts in his 27 thoughts on CanLit including, 7. Part of the reason for this dismay is that there seems to exist a tacit, unchallenged compact among those of us who work in the literary arts that we are all on the side of good[…] 9. Is […]
Join series editors Molly Peacock & Anita Lahey and guest editor Sonnet L’Abbe in celebrating the Toronto launch of The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2014 – the 7th edition of this distinguished annual anthology. That’s at Joy Bistro, 884 Queen St. E, Toronto, Ontario on Monday, November 24at 7:00pm I’m not sure who all […]
Artist Statement Artist Statement My work explores the relationship between the Military-Industrial Complex and unwanted gifts. With influences as diverse as Machiavelli and Francis Bacon, new tensions are manufactured from both constructed and discovered narratives. Ever since I was a postgraduate I have been fascinated by the endless oscillation of the mind. What starts out […]
At the Toronto Quarterly Angela Carr What kinds of advice would you give to aspiring poets? 1. Read. Read. Read. 2. Don’t fall prey to the romantic image of the debauched poet. Take care of your body.
Jessica Smith has brought forward to me— and therefore you if you want to get one—this lovely little hand drawn chapbook called Cicada Radio. There’s an essay by here here. Michael e. Casteels of puddles of sky press has for us a set of micro fictions. “3 Chapters Towards an Epic. We three were by […]
Since we slipped in almost late for the Battle of the Bards, with only 5 people coming after us, 2 once readings were in progress, I didn’t inquire about taking any pictures. It felt too complex to be worth it to risk having a waggling finger come at me. It was a couple weeks ago. […]
The book table. See if you can spot something familiar or intriguing from left to right. And at the end, bookseller David Dollin (and crew who jumped aside camera shy) are there to get you your books. More as I have time. Day 3 at Versefest: 7pm is old guard: David McFadden, Sue Goyette and […]
People on Day 1 of 6 of Versefest, including David O’Meara who now has an album with the Hilotrons. Right, Kevin Matthews welcoming people. There’s table where you can put out your wares if you’re there — magazines, books, chapbooks, CDs, flyers and Versefest will look after selling it as free extra service to the […]