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Checking In With: Roland Packer

How did I meet Roland? On the page, over and over. We met face-to-face just once but I had and have followed his concrete and experimental haiku in journals for years. He has a refreshing take on things. For example, q ant m from Wayfarers outlastingeveryone she loved –heartwood Tinywords Or this one at is/let. […]

On reviews

About a month ago at periodicities, Phil Hall mused on reviews, “the absence of negative reviews might be why we are coming to have no reviews at all… What if I wrote one generic blurb with blank spaces for each new author’s name and book title—this would undermine the intent of having a blurb on […]

Nelson Ball Prize Longlist

The press release is out. The Nelson Ball Poetry Prize longlist has been announced. From about 100 submissions, my little chapbook made this cut with some very fine chapbooks and books, Lines – Cameron Anstee (St. Andrew Books) Undoing Hours – Selina Boan (Nightwood Editions) wind – Guy Ewing (Puddles of Sky Press) a grain of sand – Helen […]