Call for Submissions: Container

Container invites submissions of original poetry, fiction, nonfiction and other text-based work of any length – ranging from a single piece to a full length manuscript – to develop into limited-quantity text objects and artist’s books (think: a poetry manuscript published on a fold-out map, a short story printed on a milk carton, a novel rolled [ … ]

On Writing #142 : Lauren Turner

On Writing #142 : Lauren Turner : On Coping

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/10/on-writing-142-lauren-turner.html

coming up: Sandra Moussempès, Fisayo Adeyeye and Marci Nelligan,

also: Tuesday poem #237 : Michelle Detorie : PINK DOLPHIN

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/10/tuesday-poem-237-michelle-detorie-pink.html

furthermore: many gendered mothers: Christine Fischer Guy on Alice Munro and Jan Morris

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/10/christine-fischer-guy-on-alice-munro.html

furthermore: my (small press) writing day: Claudia Coutu Radmore, Joshua Corey, Eileen R. Tabios, [ … ]

new from above/ground press: upROUTE : The Language of Plates, Sacha Archer

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upROUTE : The Language of Plates
Sacha Archer
$5

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published in Ottawa by above/ground press
October 2017
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy

Sacha Archer is an ESL instructor, childcare provider, father, writer, and visual artist. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in journals such as filling Station, ACTA Victoriana, h&, illiterature, NōD, Experiment-O, UTSANGA, and [ … ]

Climbing into the Orchestra, by Keith Tuma — now available

Climbing into the Orchestra

by Keith Tuma

available from The Mute Canary @ themutecanary.org

$12.95, includes domestic shipping

Climbing into the Orchestra slips in and out of costumes—genre, modern poetry and contemporary celebrity politics—with the agility of a one-man variety show. Tuma deploys the aphorism and satire, harangue and jeremiad, the put-on and send-up, to hilarious effects even when “The [ … ]

New Mudlark: Ken Haas

New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 117 (2017)

Ode to Converts and The Alternative Merge
Poems by Ken Haas

Ken Haas lives in San Francisco where he is a partner in a healthcare venture capital firm and has created, and continues to sponsor, a weekly poetry writing program at UCSF Children’s Hospital which employs facilitators from [ … ]

New Boog City Printed Matter & Small Press Editors

hi all,

boog city is proud to announce two new editors:

our new printed matter editor:

**Alex Bennett
twitter.com/alex_bennett7
Alex Bennett received her M.F.A from The New School in 2013, where she
won the Paul Violi Poetry Prize. Her writing has appeared in The
Sosland Journal, The Best American Poetry Blog, The New School Writing
Program Blog, [ … ]

above/ground press authors Renée Sarojini Saklikar’s After the Battle of Kingsway, the bees— (2016) and Dana Claxton’s THE PATIENT STORM (2016) are on the 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award‏ shortlist!

It has just been announced! Congratulations to Renée Sarojini Saklikar and Dana Claxton for making the shortlist to the 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award [and of course, both Renée Sarojini Saklikar’s After the Battle of Kingsway, the bees— and Dana Claxton’s THE PATIENT STORM are still in print]! I’m in the midst of chapbook making (that [ … ]

Shortlist for $4,000 bpNichol Chapbook Award Announced – Meet The Presses

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Shortlist for $4,000 bpNichol Chapbook Award Announced
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TORONTO – October 17, 2017 – Tonight, at a Toronto event paying tribute to the late poet bpNichol, the Meet the Presses collective announced the finalists for the 2017 bpNichol Chapbook Award. The …

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Tuesday poem #237 : Michelle Detorie : PINK DOLPHIN

Tuesday poem #237 : Michelle Detorie : PINK DOLPHIN

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/10/tuesday-poem-237-michelle-detorie-pink.html

coming up: Kyle Flemmer, Biswamit Dwibedy + Rebecca Salazar,

also: many gendered mothers: Christine Fischer Guy on Alice Munro and Jan Morris

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/10/christine-fischer-guy-on-alice-munro.html

furthermore: my (small press) writing day: Joshua Corey, Eileen R. Tabios, Chris Johnson, etc

mysmallpresswritingday.blogspot.ca/

alternately: Touch the Donkey [a small poetry journal] #15: now [ … ]

Presses Wanted for 15th Annual New York City Small Presses Night

In this, Boog’s 27th year, its “d.a. levy lives: celebrating renegade
press” series recently kicked off its 15th season. Throughout each of
those seasons, Boog’s featured non-NYC small presses all but once a
season. That one time, its annual New York City Small Presses Night,
is when Boog hosts its local compatriots.

I’d like [ … ]

Touch the Donkey : fifteenth issue,

The fifteenth issue is now available, with new poems by Colin Smith, Michael e. Casteels,

Harold Abramowitz, Christine Stewart, Cindy Savett, Jean Valentine, rob mclennan,

Marilyn Irwin and Tessy Ward.

Seven dollars (includes shipping). You’re gonna be a four-star brother-in-law.
touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/10/touch-donkey-fifteenth-issue.html

With a small handful of copies of issue #14 (and #13 as well) available at
Toronto’s knife [ … ]

Tuesday poem #236 : Jennifer Zilm : Devotional

Tuesday poem #236 : Jennifer Zilm : Devotional

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/10/tuesday-poem-236-jennifer-zilm.html

coming up: Michelle Detorie, Kyle Flemmer + Biswamit Dwibedy

also: On Writing #141: Matthew Cooperman

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/10/on-writing-141-matthew-cooperman.html

furthermore: my (small press) writing day: Christian McPherson, Eleni Zisimatos, Jason Christie etc

mysmallpresswritingday.blogspot.ca/



Touch the Donkey supplement: new interviews with Miller, Ball, Clevidence, mwpm, McEwan + Rebele-Henry

Anticipating the release next week of the fifteenth issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal), why not check out the interviews that have appeared over the past few weeks with contributors to the fourteenth issue: David James Miller, Jonathan Ball, Cody-Rose Clevidence, mwpm, Andrew McEwan and Brynne Rebele-Henry.

Interviews with contributors to the first [ … ]

On Writing # : Matthew Cooperman

On Writing # : Matthew Cooperman : Day and Night: Time and Writing

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/10/on-writing-141-matthew-cooperman.html

coming up: Sandra Moussempès, Lauren Turner, Fisayo Adeyeye

also: Tuesday poem #235 : Adam Clay : Lincoln Avenue in the Early Morning Hours

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/10/tuesday-poem-235-adam-clay-lincoln.html

furthermore: Touch the Donkey: 7 questions for Brynne Rebele-Henry

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/10/ttd-supplement-88-seven-questions-for.html

subsequently: my (small press) writing day: Carla Hartsfield, Jennifer Pederson, Robert [ … ]

Tuesday poem #235 : Adam Clay : Lincoln Avenue in the Early Morning Hours

Tuesday poem #235 : Adam Clay : Lincoln Avenue in the Early Morning Hours

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/10/tuesday-poem-235-adam-clay-lincoln.html

coming up: Jennifer Zilm, Michelle Detorie + Kyle Flemmer

also: Touch the Donkey: 7 questions for Brynne Rebele-Henry

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/10/ttd-supplement-88-seven-questions-for.html

furthermore: my (small press) writing day: Carla Hartsfield, Jennifer Pederson, Robert Martin Evans, etc

mysmallpresswritingday.blogspot.ca/

etcetera: many gendered mothers: our ongoing submissions call,

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/01/s-u-b-m-i-s-s-i-o-n-s.html

beyond that: [ … ]

TtD supplement #88 : seven questions for Brynne Rebele-Henry

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #88 : seven questions for Brynne Rebele-Henry

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/10/ttd-supplement-88-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #87 : seven questions for Andrew McEwan

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/09/ttd-supplement-87-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #86 : seven questions for mwpm

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/09/ttd-supplement-86-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #85 : seven questions for Cody-Rose Clevidence

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-85-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #84 : seven questions for Jonathan Ball

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-84-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #83 : seven questions for David [ … ]