Nelson Ball Short List

Lines – Cameron Anstee (St. Andrew Books) wind – Guy Ewing (Puddles of Sky Press) a grain of sand – Helen Hajnoczky (above/ground press) A Number of Stunning Attacks – Jessi MacEachern (Invisible Publishing) Rain’s Small Gestures – Pearl Pirie (Apt. 9 Press) Last year the finalist was announced mid-December.

Village Poet

I had the pleasure of being on library shift with Wakefield’s Village poet emeritus, Phil Cohen. Phil started in New York City, went to MIT in engineering, and somehow ended up Quebec by 1984. {…] real people here too on the other side of the man made wall.Odd isn’t it,That whenever I slow downI find […]

Bob Hogg

Word went out Thursday that he was moving to palliative. By now you’ve probably heard of the quick decline of Robert Hogg and our loss of him on Sunday. I never did the math that he was 80. He was busy in the 60s with that zeitgeist of poetic excitement. He had a young energy. […]