Episode 28 of the Small Machine Talks is now online

Episode 28 of the Small Machine Talks with Amanda Earl and a.m. kozak was recorded on a cold day in Ottawa on February 11. https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/episode-28

We open with a short statement about issues of racism, sexism, abuse of power in CanLit, including Ottawa and invite conversation. We talk about how to cope with the bombardment of revelations on social media.

We discuss recent and upcoming literary events in Ottawa, books, such as Spencer Gordon’s Cruise Missile Liberals, Megan Fennya Jones, the online anthology Ottawater 14 and the anthology Stairs and Whispers: D/deaf and Disabled Poets Write Back.

We discuss accessibility and a new guide to accessible spoken word, literary, nonfiction and story telling venues in progress by Bywords.ca.

We talk about the recent news in poetry, including staff changes at Arc Poetry Magazine, and Aaron’s move.

We finish by listing calls for submission and contests.

I hope you enjoy the podcast. Please listen, tell us what you think and share with your pals.

yr fallen angel,
Amanda Earl


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