New chapbook out today!

A new chapbook I wrote is out today from Trainwreck Press, whose mandate is: “Celebrating the innovative, the non-conforming, the radical, the alternative, the avant-garde, the non-linear, the abstract, the surreal, the visual, the concrete, the experimental.“ New is Mudflaps for short dogs: concrete poetry, machine sonnets, surreal and lyrical these poems poke and play. […]

Nelson Ball Prize

Canadian poetry book/chapbook/ephemera publishers! The Nelson Ball Prize has extended its deadline by two weeks. This $1,000 prize goes to a Canadian poet for a publication of any length featuring “poetry of observation,” as chosen by our two judges.

Reading Launch

After a few years of hiatus, The Heart of the Library series returns. At 7:30pm EST, Sat May 15 you can catch the re-launch on the 100 Mile Artist Network Channel. I’ll be in conversation with the ever-effervescent Ilse Turnsen.

Lesley Strutt Poetry Prize

Forwarded information from Nick, president of the Merrickville Artist Guild. To date $9,355 has been raised for the Lesley Strutt Poetry Prize. The League of Canadian Poets who were very enthusiastic and supportive of the idea of creating a prize in Lesley’s name.  The League developed a process and path forward for an annual poetry […]