Velocipeded (After D.G.)

s/he laughs

nods

fears to touch

little faceless wo/man

rubbed w/ black powder

drums

up from the tea leaves

of re-breath

& not be

North-teethed

gap-horsed

deer-hollowed

“eyes”

o’ slate valley

knots in nut Bosch

velocipeded

F,r,a,u, H,a,u,f,f,e


Tuesday poem #191 : Kiki Petrosino

Tuesday poem #191 : Kiki Petrosino : OUGHT

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2016/11/tuesday-poem-191-kiki-petrosino-ought.html

coming up: Emily Abendroth, Melissa Bull + Barbara Langhorst,

also: Touch the Donkey: 7 questions for Norma Cole

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-66-seven-questions-for.html

above/ground press 2017 subscriptions: still available,

http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/2016/09/aboveground-press-2017-subscriptions.html



TtD supplement #66 : seven questions for Norma Cole

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #66 : seven questions for Norma Cole

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-66-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #65 : seven questions for Ryan Murphy

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-65-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #64 : seven questions for Kemeny Babineau

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-64-seven-questions-for.html

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 [ … ]

On Writing #114 : Craig Santos Perez

On Writing #114 : Craig Santos Perez : On Writing from the New Oceania

http://ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2016/11/on-writing-114-craig-santos-perez.html

coming up: kevin mcpherson eckhoff, Laressa Dickey + Rusty Morrison,

this weekend: the semi-annual ottawa small press book fair!

pre-fair reading on Friday:

http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/2016/11/the-factory-reading-series-pre-small.html

fair itself on Saturday!
http://smallpressbookfair.blogspot.ca/2016/09/the-ottawa-small-press-fair-autumn-2016.html

also: above/ground press 2017 subscriptions still available:

http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/2016/09/aboveground-press-2017-subscriptions.html



Ho to John Song (After D. G.)–To Be Sung By Several Sailors In Full Dress

see shanty:

O’ red peaks!

mountain red!!

black squiggled!!!

or

mar/k

where the (in)eye/ark

‘sea’z

a-breaking

lubber

daubber

e,e,z

(rumored o’

the sea!)

ahoy!

(rumored o’

the sea!)



Calgary launch / THE CALGARY RENAISSANCE – December 2nd 7pm at pages Books!

Help celebrate the publication of THE CALGARY RENAISSANCE!

December 2nd 7:00pm at Pages Books!

Featuring readings by

HOLLIE ADAMS, CHRISTIAN BOK, WEYMAN CHAN, AARON GIOVANNONE, HELEN HAJNOCZKY, NAOMI K. LEWIS, JANI KRULC, NIKKI SHEPPY, NATALIE SIMPSON, EMILY URSULIAK and ANDREW WEDDERBURN

Edited by derek beaulieu and rob mclennan, and published by Ottawa’s Chaudiere Books, The Calgary Renaissance highlights some [ … ]

On Writing #113 : Susan M. Schultz

On Writing #113 : Susan M. Schultz : Against Revision

http://ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2016/11/on-writing-113-susan-m-schultz.html

coming up: Craig Santos Perez, kevin mcpherson eckhoff + Laressa Dickey,

with links to entire list (so far) here:

http://robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2016/11/on-writing-occasional-series.html

also: Toronto’s Meet the Presses chapbook fair this weekend, and Ottawa’s

ottawa small press book fair next weekend! (i’ll be at both, fyi):
http://abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/2016/11/aboveground-press-at-meet-presses.html

furthermore: [ … ]

h&: seeking submissions

Massimo Stirneri, hiromi suzuki, Andrew Topel, sean burn, Texas Fontanella
and Mark Young, and Daniel Van Klei have new work in the newly-revamped h&,
alongside work by derek beaulieu, kevin mcpherson eckhoff, Amanda Earl,
Robert Swereda, Ali Znaidi, Pearl Pirie, Nico Vassilakis, Eileen R. Tabios,
Rob Flint, Lawrence Upton, Michael e. Casteels, Gary Barwin, Michael


Tuesday poem #189 : Shannon Bramer

Tuesday poem #189 : Shannon Bramer : ODE TO ER

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2016/11/tuesday-poem-189-shannon-bramer-ode-to.html

coming up: Anne Cecelia Holmes, Kiki Petrosino + Emily Abendroth,

also: Invisible Worlds: my interview w/ Leigh Nash on Invisible Publishing

is now up at the Ploughshares blog:

http://blog.pshares.org/index.php/visible-worlds-an-interview-with-leigh-nash-on-invisible-publishing/

furthermore: Touch the Donkey: 7 questions for Ryan Murphy

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-65-seven-questions-for.html

beyond that: my new poetry collection, A [ … ]

Ploughshares : an interview with Leigh Nash, publisher/editor of Invisible Publishing

I’m a monthly blogger over at the Ploughshares blog! And my fifth post is now up: an interview with editor/publisher Leigh Nash on Invisible Publishing. My fourth interview with Cobourg, Ontario poet, editor, fiction writer and small press publisher Stuart Ross, author of the new poetry collection A Sparrow Came Down Resplendent (Hamilton ON: [ … ]

TtD supplement #65 : seven questions for Ryan Murphy

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #65 : seven questions for Ryan Murphy

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-65-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #64 : seven questions for Kemeny Babineau

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-64-seven-questions-for.html

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 now available, with
new work by
Buck Downs, lary timewell, [ … ]

The Factory Reading Series pre-small press book fair reading, November 25, 2016: Strimas, Di Cicco, Brockwell, Fiszer + Marchand,

span-o (the small press action network – ottawa) presents:

The Factory Reading Series
pre-small press book fair reading
featuring readings by:

Meagan Strimas (Toronto)
Pier Giorgio Di Cicco (Toronto)
Stephen Brockwell (Ottawa)
Doris Fiszer (Ottawa)
+ Blaine Marchand (Ottawa)
lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Friday, November 25, 2016;
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong [ … ]

Open Door Readings at Poetry Foundation 11/15/16 with Philip Jenks, Ethos Viets-VanLear, CM Burroughs, Chrissy Martin

You are all cordially invited to come hear any/all read at the wonderful
Open Door Series at the Poetry Foundation this Tuesday at 7 pm.
love and gratitude,
philip jenks

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/programs/events/detail/90374

Tuesday, November 15th, 7:00 PM

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Free admission

The Open Door series presents work from Chicago’s new and emerging poets [ … ]

NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017: A Celebration of Women

It’s early days, but I’ve decided that NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017 will be a celebration of women: women of colour, indigenous women, trans women, the famous, the notorious, the well known, the unknown, the forgotten, the murdered, the abused, the healing, family members, friends, women from all sexual orientations, all walks and stations of life, all ages, [ … ]

new from above/ground press: Barton, Adams, Downs, Polyck-O’Neill, Claxton, McEwan, Turner + Bowering,

REFRAMING PAUL CADMUS
John Barton
$5
See link here for more information

GRAPPLE
Carrie Olivia Adams
$4
See link here for more information

Shiftless(Harvester)
Buck Downs
$4
See link here for more information

Femme
Julia Polyck-O’Neill
$4
See link here for more information

THE PATIENT STORM
Dana Claxton
$4
See link here for more information

theory of rooms
Andrew McEwan


Gallery of Asemic Writing from Jesse Glass

A selection of Asemic Writing by Jesse Glass is now available from Michael Jacobson at his excellent on-line website “Asemic Writing; The New Post-literate.”  Please do take a look and do not neglect to take a tour of Jacobson’s fascinating international gallery of Asemic Writers.  The link is here: http://thenewpostliterate.blogspot.jp/2016/11/7-asemic-works-from-jesse-glass.html  Every best wish, Jesse



The Otter Memoir

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THE OTTER MEMOIR

Laurens Otter was a prominent activist in the Ban-the-Bomb Movement in
Britain during the late 1950s and early 1960s. Indeed, he was a strategist
and theoretician for *The Committee of 100* and *Polaris Action*. Mr.
Otter has now published a *Memoir* of his life and activism. I think it
will [ … ]

Tuesday poem #188 : Donato Mancini

Tuesday poem #188 : Donato Mancini : BY THE LIGHT OF THE

http://dusie.blogspot.ca/2016/11/tuesday-poem-188-donato-mancini-by.html

coming up: Shannon Bramer, Anne Cecilia Holmes + Kiki Petrosino,

also: Drunken Boat spotlight #7 : Gil McElroy,

https://medium.com/drunken-boat/spotlight-7-gil-mcelroy-9845f7667fc5#.8mjgad2tx

furthermore: Touch the Donkey supplement #64 : 7 questions for Kemeny Babineau,

http://touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2016/11/ttd-supplement-64-seven-questions-for.html