The Small Machine Talks interviews Klara du Plessis

The Small Machine Talks interviews Montreal poet and editor, Klara du Plessis.

Klara du Plessis is a poet and critic. Her chapbook, Wax Lyrical, was released from Anstruther Press, 2015, and a full-length collection of multilingual poems is forthcoming from Palimpsest Press. She curates the monthly, Montreal-based Resonance Reading Series, writes reviews for Broken Pencil Magazine,  and The Rusty Toque, and is currently employed at Vallum: Contemporary Poetry magazine.

In part one of the interview we discuss her chapbook “Wax Lyrical,” scientific language, removal from intimacy, working in multiple genres.

In part two we discuss creative review writing, ekphrastic poetry, Afrikaans, multilingual poetry words that brush up against one another, resistance, otherness.

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