Poet Laureates from across the country will gather in Ottawa on December 1-2, 2017 for two days of free public readings and discussions as part of Ottawa’s Canada 2017 celebrations. Ottawa’s two new laureates Jamaal Jackson Rogers and Andree Lacelle, will act as hosts for guests from the Yukon, British Columbia Newfoundland and points between. [ … ]
the semi-annual ottawa small press book fair is this weekend, and turns twenty-three years old! (we probably have exhibitors younger than the event at this point.)
friday night (7pm door/ 7:30pm readings): pre-fair readings by Ottawa poets Amanda Earl (launching a chapbook with shreeking violet) + natalie hanna (launching a chapbook with above/ground press) and Montreal [ … ]
Paul Hamill has published in Poetry, Georgia Review, Southern Review, Cortland Review, Diagram, and others. The most recently published of his collections is a chapbook, Meeting the Minotaur, from Split [ … ]
Beverly Burch’s fiction and poetry have appeared in New England Review, North American Review, Antioch Review, Willow Springs, Southern Humanities Review and Poetry Northwest. Her second poetry collection, How A Mirage Works, won the Sixteen Rivers Press competition and was a finalist for the [ … ]
The new ebook from Argotist Ebooks is “Backstories” by Jonathan Penton.
“Backstories” is a brief volume of poetry that takes mythological archetypes and forces and smashes them together, uncomfortably and anti-logically. It explores violence and sexism in current and antiquated myth, along with helplessness, power and the tragedy of the inflexible.
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.
AngelHousePress is pleased to present “Story of Lilith” by Sean Braune available via Paypal on http://angelhousepress.com/index.php?Chapbooks
and at the Ottawa Small Press Book Fair on November 25, 2017.
Story of Lilith is an excerpt from an experimental novel called Eros, which retells Romeo and Juliet through a variety of avant-garde constraints. Part Two of Eros tells [ … ]
published in Ottawa by above/ground press
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy
Geoffrey Nilson is a writer, musician, multimedia artist, and father. He is the author of three chapbooks, Alchemy Machine (2015), We Have To Watch (The Quilliad Press, 2016), and O (Swimmer’s Group, [ … ]
Friday Main Stage: Patricia Smith, Bruce Weigl, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Lucia
Misch and Philip Red Eagle. MC – Jared Leising.
War Poetry/ Veterans Panel. MC – Abby Murray. Scheduled panelists, Philip
Red Eagle, Bruce Weigl, Doug Johnson, Gary Copeland Lilley & Simone