Literary Landscape this evening at 6:30 on CKCU fm online or off the air talks with the Spencer Gordon and John Buschek about Apt 9, Buschek Books and the Ottawa small press fair. A podcast version should be online within the hour after air time.
A dozen readings last year, and my 5th reading of the year, not including open mics, and probably the last reading I’ll do until some time in 2014. In addition to the lineup of myself and Cassidy McFadzean and Evie Ruddy, the 2013 Regina Slam Poetry Team has been determined; Leslie Cochrane, Johnny Trinh, Micaella […]
I’m in good company at the June issue of The Steel Chisel.
What: The Vertigo Series When: Monday, June 24, 7:30pm Where: Crave Kitchen + Wine Bar, 1925 Victoria Ave, Regina, Saskachewan Who: Readers: Cassidy McFadzean Pearl Pirie Evie Ruddy 2013 Regina Poetry Slam Champion (Winner TBD on June 19th at the Word Up Wednesday Slam Finals) Music: Tyler Gilbert vertigoseries.com
The Dusty Owl Reading Series does not go on hiatus for the summer, unlike Tree this year which after June bows out for the summer. Dusty Owl: Time and Place: 3:00 pm. Mugshots Bar, 75 Nicholas Street Format: Featured reader followed by open set June 23 – Jim Smith & Lesley Belleau, music by Matthew […]
Where: Brixton’s Pub, 210 Sparks St. When: 29 May 2013, 5:30‒7:30 pm (readings 5:45 pm, free) ”Read this beautiful book about Jack’s passion for the arts. I hope his story will inspire you to live your life based on love, hope and optimism.”– Olivia Chow Jack Layton: Art in Action, an inspiring cornucopia of reflections, […]
Poetry pays, in swag. The Ottawa Public Library ran a contest from April 6-16. I tweeted about it. You can see the winning poetry tweets in English and French by myself, Amanda Earl, Adam Thomlison and JC Sulzenko at the Ottawa Poets A-Twitter Contest page. It was judged by the ever clever and well-read duo […]
Dave Currie introduces the in/words line-up, and the first in his small press titles…”So Far”. Jordon Chevalier had poems of urbane subjects, such as girls who love jazz too much or cocaine too much, “Gillespie blows up like a bullfrog and you blow up like a white girl”. In another line “he made reservations Chez […]