Little Free Libraries

Swap boxes and Little Free Libraries are one of life’s urban delights. Here’s a guide to LFL in Ottawa. It’s extensive and got a map of all the beauties. btw, since you’re here, click over to my Instagram, or my Patreon.

Eye-caught

Not in vain you’ve sent me light by Cora Cire (Guernica) Masses on Radar by David O’Meara (Coach House) Lullabies in the Real World by Meredith Quartermain (NeWest) finish this sentence by Leslie Roach Mawenzie House Deluge by Laila Chatti (Copper Canyon) Side effects may include strangers by Dominik Parisien (McGill Queens) And yet by […]

Poetry whir

Managing the Emotional Load of the Submission Process – guest post by Sherre Vernon Red Alder is open for subs. Frances Boyle’s poem was picked up by Best Canadian Poetry. Watch at Biblioasis on FB. Albert Dumont on being asked to be English poet laureate of Ottawa for the next 2 year term. I will […]

LCP shortlists

Lampert: Bertrand Bickersteth – The Response of Weeds (NeWest Press, 2020), Jillian Christmas – the gospel of breaking (Arsenal Pulp Press, 2020), Valerie Mason-John – I Am Still Your Negro (University of Alberta Press, 2020), Bahar Orang – Where Things Touch (Book*hug Press, 2020), Tyler Pennock – Bones (Brick Books, 2020), and Natasha Ramoutar – Bittersweet (Mawenzi House, 2020) For Raymond Souster: Sadiqa de Meijer – The Outer Wards (Véhicule Press/Signal Poetry, 2020), Klara du Plessis – Hell […]