Checking In: Rhonda Melanson

Rhonda Melanson appeared in the 2011 Air Out/In Air, a chapbook anthology for the Guatamala Stove Project . Since then she and the organization have done a lot on their own trajectories. A graduate of Queen’s University Artist In The Community Education Program, Rhonda Melanson has been published in several print and online magazines, including […]

Mini-interview: Shelley A. Leedahl

Shelley A. Leedahl  has written thirteen books, the most recent of which is the poetry collection, Go (Radiant Press, 2022) which caught my attention with its lively down-to-earth and grounded yet lifting past mundane poems. (See the Go book launch.)  Mine is a very marked up copy of ooh, like that. Such as “What I Left […]

Checking In: phafours poet: Allison Armstrong

Allison Armstrong appeared in Air Out/Air In (phafours, 2011). She ran the Voices of Venus series. More recently her poems appeared in Long Con magazine, L’Éphémère Review and Yes Poetry. PP: What have you read lately that lit you up? Why or how?  AA: TBH, what’s been lighting me up lately is novels. The Locked Tomb series […]

Checking In: phafours poet: Catina Noble

Catina Noble, fellow cocoaphile, appeared in Cocoa Cabin (phafours, 2014). She is a busy Ottawa writer with over 200 publication credits. Her work has appeared in Woman’s World Magazine, Y Travel Blog, Perceptive Travel, Bywords and many other places. She has four chapbooks of poetry, a full length poetry book— a total of ten books out. Three of […]