TtD supplement #72 : seven questions for David Buuck

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #72 : seven questions for David Buuck

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/02/ttd-supplement-72-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #71 : nine questions for Nathaniel G. Moore

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/02/ttd-supplement-71-nine-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #70 : seven questions for Colin Smith

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/01/ttd-supplement-70-seven-questions-for.html

The twelfth issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is now available, with
new work by G
il McElroy, [ … ]

Tuesday poem #202 : Sarah Dowling

Tuesday poem #202 : Sarah Dowling : from “Entering Sappho”

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/02/tuesday-poem-202-sarah-dowling-from.html

coming up: Sara Renee Marshall, Sarah Fox + Nyla Matuk

also: many gendered mothers: Emily Izsak on Mina Low
http://themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/02/emily-izsak-on-mina-loy.html

furthermore: Ploughshares: an interview w/ Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke
http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/a-parliament-of-poems-an-interview-with-parliamentary-poet-laureate-george-elliott-clarke/

beyond that: Queen Mob’s Teahouse: Timothy Dyke interviews Jaimie Gusman

Tuesday poem : dusie,

Some of you might have noticed that I’ve been forced to switch

my weekly “Tuesday poems” emails to MailChimp, which occurred

roughly two weeks ago: my email system keeps telling me I’m

sending out “too many emails,”

which means: I won’t be sending “Tuesday poem” emails via

regular email anymore (which might free up my system to

employ further schemes, naturally);

so: [ … ]

New Mudlark: Shadab Zeest Hashmi

New and On View: Mudlark Poster No. 142 (2017)

Empire Ekphrasis | Poems
by Shadab Zeest Hashmi

Shadab Zeest Hashmi’s poetry has appeared in Prairie Schooner, Poetry International, The Cortland Review, Vallum, Nimrod, Atlanta Review, POEM, The Bitter Oleander, Rhino, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, Spillway, The Adirondack Review, Drunken Boat, Split this Rock! [ … ]

Ploughshares : an interview with Parliamentary Poet Laureate George Elliott Clarke

My eighth (monthly) post at Ploughshares is now up: an interview with Canada’s 7th
Parliamentary Poet Laureate, George Elliott Clarke.
http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/a-parliament-of-poems-an-interview-with-parliamentary-poet-laureate-george-elliott-clarke/

You can see links to all of my Ploughshares posts at:
http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/author/robmclennan/

including an interview with editor/critic Erin Wunker, Arc Poetry Magazine Poetry
Editor Rhonda Douglas, an interview with editor/publisher Leigh Nash [ … ]

On Writing #122 : Sean Braune,

On Writing #122 : Sean Braune : ON WRITHING AND WRY THINGS

http://ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/02/on-writing-122-sean-braune.html

coming up: Susan Glickman, Sarah Cook + Buck Downs,

also: Tuesday poem #201 : CAConrad : Earth poem 8

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/02/tuesday-poem-201-caconrad-earth-poem-8.html

subsequently: Touch the Donkey: nine questions for Nathaniel G. Moore

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/02/ttd-supplement-71-nine-questions-for.html

furthermore: Drunken Boat spotlight #10 : Sonnet L’Abbé

https://medium.com/drunken-boat/spotlight-10-sonnet-labb%C3%A9-8866da63518d#.icgjekxu9

etcetera: many gendered [ … ]

TtD supplement #71 : nine questions for Nathaniel G. Moore

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #71 : nine questions for Nathaniel G. Moore

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/02/ttd-supplement-71-nine-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #70 : seven questions for Colin Smith

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/01/ttd-supplement-70-seven-questions-for.html

The twelfth issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is now available, with
new work by G
il McElroy, Colin Smith,
Nathaniel G. Moore, David Buuck, Kate Greenstreet,
Kate [ … ]

Tuesday poem #201 : CAConrad

Tuesday poem #201 : CAConrad : Earth poem 8

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/02/tuesday-poem-201-caconrad-earth-poem-8.html

coming up: Sarah Dowling, Sara Renee Marshall + Sarah Fox

also: Drunken Boat spotlight #10 : Sonnet L’Abbé

https://medium.com/drunken-boat/spotlight-10-sonnet-labb%C3%A9-8866da63518d#.icgjekxu9

furthermore: many gendered mothers: Susan Rudy on Nicole Brossard

http://themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/02/susan-rudy-on-nicole-brossard.html

new from above/ground press: Beaulieu, Flemmer, miletic, Young, Christie, Hunter + Swan,

a a novel
Derek Beaulieu
$5
See link here for more information

ASTRAL PROJECTION
Kyle Flemmer
$5
See link here for more information

marginal prints
philip miletic
$5
See link here for more information

THIRTY-THREE
Geoffrey Young
$5
See link here for more information

random_lines = random.choice
Jason Christie
$4
See link here for more information
above/ground press’ 800th [ … ]

new from above/ground press: a a novel 1-20, by Derek Beaulieu

a a novel 1-20
Derek Beaulieu
$5

Published in the autumn of 1968, Andy Warhol’s a a novel consists solely of the transcribed conversations of factory denizen Ondine (Robert Olivo). Ondine’s amphetamine-addled conversations were captured on audiotape as he haunted the factory, hailed cabs to late-night parties and traded gossip with Warhol and his coterie. The [ … ]

m a n y g e n d e r e d m o t h e r s : o u r f i r s t f o u r e s s a y s

many gendered mothers is a project on literary influence featuring short essays by writers (of any/all genders) on the women, femme, trans, and non-binary writers who have influenced them, as a direct or indirect literary forebear.

This project is directly inspired by the American website Literary Mothers, created by editor Nadxieli Nieto and managing editor Nina [ … ]

Reminder: NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017

Dear poets and visual poets and artists,
So far i’ve received around 30 poems/visual pieces for NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017, A Celebration of Women. Please see the guidelines and send me something by the end of February: http://angelhousepress.com/index.php?EZines

I want to be able to provide our audience with variety and range of poetry and visual poetry from all over [ … ]

Tuesday poem #200 : Daphne Marlatt

Tuesday poem #200 : Daphne Marlatt : austral light

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/01/tuesday-poem-200-daphne-marlatt-austral.html

coming up: CAConrad, Sarah Dowling + Sara Renee Marshall

also: Amanda Earl on Sandra Ridley at many gendered mothers

http://themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/01/amanda-earl-on-sandra-ridley.html

furthermore: recent above/ground press chapbooks by Kyle Flemmer,

philip miletic, Geoffrey Young, Jason Christie, Carrie Hunter and John Barton

http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/

AWP 2017 off-site reading for Posit, Prelude, Inter/rupture, & Bone Bouquet

Going to AWP? Don’t miss this reading hosted by Posit, Prelude, Inter/rupture, and Bone Bouquet! Featuring Rae Armantrout, G.C. Waldrep, Amy King, Catherine Blauvelt, Armando Jaramillo Garcia, Lindsay Turner, Sarah Sarai, Laura Jaramillo, Dominique Salas, Eloisa Amezcua, Lucian Mattison, and Caroline Crew. [ … ]

new from above/ground press: ASTRAL PROJECTION, by Kyle Flemmer

ASTRAL PROJECTION
Kyle Flemmer
$5

[https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-JD9WK3F3Ngc/WIzx5wYOqJI/AAAAAAAAXB8/MH-izD91zssxKiRzoxdxvNNeoR1SecqagCLcB/s400/DSC04611.JPG]published in Ottawa by above/ground press
January 2017
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Kyle Flemmer

[https://3.bp.blogspot.com/-JD9WK3F3Ngc/WIzx5wYOqJI/AAAAAAAAXB8/MH-izD91zssxKiRzoxdxvNNeoR1SecqagCLcB/s1600/DSC04611.JPG]

is an author, editor, and publisher from Calgary, Canada. Kyle founded The Blasted Tree Publishing Company in 2014, a small press and community of emerging Canadian artists. He graduated from Concordia University in [ … ]

Narrative Live-House Dance-Narrative-Voice Poetry With Jesse Glass AND UGADUB in TOKYO! LINK IS HERE!!!!

New narrative poetry in the style of CHARLES OLSON MEETS NARRATIVE MOTHRA: TWINS RESULT.  MANY THANKS!  HERE’S THE LINK:https://soundcloud.com/ugadub-427885321/sets/poetry-reading-session-of

Jesse Glass: Spoken words. David Hoenigman: Spoken words.

Lata Tap: Percussions. Kazuma Hyakutake: Synthesizers. Hiro Ugaya: Bass, samples and ambient sound.

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 9, Interview with Sarah MacDonell

Episode 9 – Interview with Sarah MacDonell

The Clock Tower Pub, January 25, 2017

https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/episode-9-interview-with-sarah-macdonell

 

We discuss Sarah’s chapbook “The Lithium Body” published by In/Words Press, her collaboration with American artist Evy Borkan, large and small geologies, the relationship with language, what it’s like working with editor, a.m. kozak. Sarah talks about the way the work is a [ … ]

On Writing #121 : Jennifer Baker

On Writing #121 : Jennifer Baker : On Writing

http://ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/01/on-writing-121-jennifer-baker.html

coming up: Sean Braune, Susan Glickman + Sarah Cook,

oh, and: Tuesday poem #199 : Klara du Plessis : The poem is its own portrait

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/01/tuesday-poem-199-klara-du-plessis-poem.html

also: many gendered mothers : Nam-Chi Tran on Trinh T. Minh-ha
http://themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/01/nam-chi-tran-on-trinh-t-minh-ha.html

furthermore: rob mclennan interviews Geoffrey Young: recent [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 8, Interview with Claire Farley

Please listen to the latest episode in the Small Machine Talks, a podcast that explores the poetry scene of Central Canada and beyond.

https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427

We talk to Claire Farley about her poetry and editing duties and the mandate for Canthius, a feminist magazine exclusive to women and nonbinary contributors. We discuss expansive and inclusive feminism. We talk [ … ]

Tuesday poem #199 : Klara du Plessis

Tuesday poem #199 : Klara du Plessis : The poem is its own portrait

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/01/tuesday-poem-199-klara-du-plessis-poem.html

coming up: Daphne Marlatt, CAConrad + Sarah Dowling,

also: many gendered mothers : Nam-Chi Tran on Trinh T. Minh-ha
http://themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/01/nam-chi-tran-on-trinh-t-minh-ha.html

furthermore: rob mclennan interviews Geoffrey Young: recent above/ground press poet
& editor/publisher of the late lamented poetry publisher The Figures

Advertise in Welcome to Boog City 10.5 Festival Program

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For our full rate card, please visit:

http://boogcity.com/adrates.pdf

This is our annual Presidents’ Day Weekend festival. Here is the full
event schedule:

https://www.facebook.com/events/245145929247603/

Deadlines

Sat. Feb. 4-Submit ad and make PayPal payment

Sat. Feb. 11-Issue PDF to be uploaded [ … ]

Shakespeare, or not ?

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The word “playwright” was not corrupted from the strange notion of
“play-write,” or any other such oddity. The word “playwright” is a
parallel of “shipwright,” “millwright,” “cartwright,” “metalwright,”
“wheelwright,” etc. The word “wright” connects with “wrought” and not with
“write”! A playwright *makes* a play; a playwright does not necessarily
*write* a [ … ]