new from above/ground press: REFRAMING PAUL CADMUS, by John Barton

REFRAMING PAUL CADMUS
John Barton
$5

DANCER
Egg tempera on pressed wood panel, 1945
1.5 x 1.25 inches

Sprawled in tights
On floorboards in a tiny

Square of time drafted between
Rehearsals near the end

Of the war, the page
After page he browses so

Distracting from start
To finish, the spine

Of his book broken
His shoulders exhausted

Foreshortened by the [ … ]

On Writing #111 : Sandra Nicholls

On Writing #111 : Sandra Nicholls : Thoughts on writing

http://ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2016/10/on-writing-111-sandra-nicholls.html

coming up: Jenna Butler, Craig Santos Perez + kevin mcpherson eckhoff,

also: How to keep a small press alive for twenty-three years (a primer,

http://open-book.ca/Columnists/How-to-keep-a-small-chapbook-press-alive-for-twenty-three-years-a-primer

furthermore: Touch the Donkey: 7 questions for Buck Downs

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/10/ttd-supplement-63-seven-questions-for.html



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Tuesday poem #186 : Sean Braune,

Tuesday poem #186 : Sean Braune : untitled

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2016/10/tuesday-poem-186-sean-braune-untitled.html

coming up: Natalie Lyalin, Donato Mancini + Shannon Bramer,

also: Touch the Donkey: 7 questions for Buck Downs

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/10/ttd-supplement-63-seven-questions-for.html

furthermore: Queen Mob’s Teahouse: my interview w/ Claire Frreeman-Fawcett on Spread Letter:

http://robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2016/10/queen-mobs-teahouse-my-interview-with.html

subsequently: How to keep a small press alive for 23 years (a primer,

http://open-book.ca/Columnists/How-to-keep-a-small-chapbook-press-alive-for-twenty-three-years-a-primer



TtD supplement #63 : seven questions for Buck Downs

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #63 : seven questions for Buck Downs

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/10/ttd-supplement-63-seven-questions-for.html

The eleventh issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is still available, with
new work by
Buck Downs, lary timewell, Oana Avasilichioaei, Kemeny Babineau,
Ryan Murphy, Lea Graham, kevin martins mcpherson eckhoff, Norma Cole
and Sandra Ridley. Watch over the next [ … ]

fwd (from Priscila Uppal): Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem Project: Call for Poets,

CALL FOR POETS

I am applying to the Canada Council’s New Chapter one-time funding opportunity for something I call ANOTHER DYSFUNCTIONAL CANCER POEM PROJECT. (I spoke to the CC officer yesterday who was very encouraging of the application.) The project has several different platforms; all with the goal of bringing poetry to those affected by cancer [ … ]

Ploughshares : an interview with Stuart Ross

My fourth post over at the Ploughshares blog is now up: an interview with Cobourg,

Ontario poet, editor, fiction writer and small press publisher Stuart Ross, author

of the poetry collection A Sparrow Came Down Resplendent (Hamilton ON: Wolsak and

Wynn, 2016). You can read my interview with Ross here.

My third post, an interview with Toronto novelist [ … ]

Boog’s 14th Annual NYC Small Presses Night

please forward
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“d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade presses”

14th annual New York City Small Presses Night

Sun. Dec. 11, 6:00 p.m.

Sidewalk Cafe
94 Avenue A (@ E. 6th St.)
The East Village

featuring:

BOMB Magazine
(http://bombmagazine.org/)

DWA Press
(http://www.dominicanwritersassociation.com/publish-w-dwa)

Fuff Comix
(http://www.thejeffreylewissite.com/Comix-Stuff-New.html)

Nightboat Books
(http://www.nightboat.org/)

Ping Pong literary journal
(http://www.pingpong.henrymiller.org/)

Switchback Books
(

Tuesday poem #185 : George Stanley

Tuesday poem #185 : George Stanley : To a Young Voter

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2016/10/tuesday-poem-185-george-stanley-to.html

coming up: Sean Braune, Natalie Lyalin + Donato Mancini

also: failing and falling and thinking: my interview with Stuart Ross, now up at Ploughshares

http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/flailing-and-failing-and-thinking-an-interview-with-stuart-ross/

furthermore: The Calgary Renaissance, eds. rob mclennan and derek beaulieu (Chaudiere Books, 2016)

is now available: https://alllitup.ca/books/C/Calgary-Renaissance-The

with an [ … ]

Touch the Donkey : eleventh issue,

The eleventh issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is now available,

with new poems by Buck Downs, lary timewell, Oana Avasilichioaei, Kemeny Babineau,
Ryan Murphy, Lea Graham, kevin martins mcpherson eckhoff, Norma Cole and Sandra Ridley.

Seven dollars (includes shipping). From now on, she’s smoking for two!
http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/10/touch-donkey-issue-eleven.html

Copies of the first ten [ … ]

Touch the Donkey : eleventh issue,

The eleventh issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is now available,

with new poems by Buck Downs, lary timewell, Oana Avasilichioaei, Kemeny Babineau,
Ryan Murphy, Lea Graham, kevin martins mcpherson eckhoff, Norma Cole and Sandra Ridley.

Seven dollars (includes shipping). From now on, she’s smoking for two!
http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/10/touch-donkey-issue-eleven.html

Copies of the first ten [ … ]

NOON: journal of the short poem–new issue and call for submissions

For the latest issue of NOON: journal of the short poem, see:
https://issuu.com/noonpress/docs/noon_12

The issue is available also in PDF via https://noonpoetry.com/issues/

Contributors:
Dean Brink, Helen Buckingham, David Burleigh, Markeith Chavous, Bill Cooper, Joseph Cooper, Cherie Hunter Day, Susan Diridoni, Laurie Duggan, Carrie Etter, Robert Farrell, Jane Frank, Bill [ … ]

On Writing #109 : Elaine Woo

On Writing #109 : Elaine Woo : The Crux

http://ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2016/10/on-writing-109-elaine-woo.html

coming up: Waubgeshig Rice, Sandra Nicholls + Jenna Butler,

also: new above/ground press chapbooks by Julia Polyck-O’Neill,

Andrew McEwan, Michael Turner, Dana Claxton, George Bowering, etc

http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/

furthermore: an interview w/ derek beaulieu, co-editor of

The Calgary Renaissance (Chaudiere Books, 2016);

http://chaudierebooks.blogspot.ca/2016/10/the-calgary-renaissance-interview-with.html

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The Calgary Renaissance: an [ … ]

The Calgary Renaissance : an interview with co-editor derek beaulieu

Edited by derek beaulieu and rob mclennan, and designed by Chaudiere co-publisher Christine McNair,

The Calgary Renaissance (Chaudiere Books, 2016) highlights some of the diverse and astonishing experimental

poetry and fiction that has emerged out of the past two decades of Calgary writing. An essential portrait of

some of the most engaged and radical of Canadian writing and [ … ]

Tuesday poem #184 : Marie Buck

Tuesday poem #184 : Marie Buck : I Cough Into Your Face and You Cough into Mine

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2016/10/tuesday-poem-184-marie-buck-i-cough.html

coming up: George Stanley, Sean Braune + Natalie Lyalin,

also: new/recent above/ground press chapbooks by Dana Claxton,

Michael Turner, Andrew McEwan, George Bowering, Pearl Pirie, etc;

http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/



New Mudlark: Kip Knott

New and On View: Mudlark No. 106 (2016)

Seven Dreams of An American King
Poems by Kip Knott

Kip Knott has most recently published poems in Barrow Street, Virginia Quarterly Review, and 2River. He is also the author of four chapbooks of poetry: Afraid of Heaven (Mudlark), Everyday Elegies (Pudding House), Whisper Gallery (Mudlark), and The Weight of Smoke (Bottom Dog). In addition to teaching creative writing, American literature, [ … ]

Abandoned Angel by Burt Kimmelman released today

*Abandoned Angel* by Burt Kimmelman

Published Today from Marsh Hawk Press

*Interested in reviewing this book? Write to* mheditor@marshhawkpress.org.

From the back cover:

“By way of a precise and pared-down language these poems artfully render a

physical world while simultaneously serving as objects to be engaged for

the contemplation of such a world. The poet not only situates us in [ … ]

new from above/ground press: theory of rooms, by Andrew McEwan

theory of rooms
Andrew McEwan
$4

Rooms with furniture inside.
Inside buildings. Buildings repeat in a city.
Food left on table rewrites a presence.

A room refuses help. Chairs remain, and later.

Animals who live in maps of forests.
Forests shaped like rooms in building.
Animals labour to expand the boundary.

Rooms of forests on another coast.
Buildings recycle [ … ]