Dennis Sweeney of Entropy Magazine interviewed me recently for its Small Press Database. The interview was wide-ranging and covered our aesthetic, our views on reading fees, our publications and more. I hope you enjoy it and it inspires you to send us your creative work for the opportunities listed in the interview.
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Dear AngelHousePress friends,
the latest episode of The Small Machine Talks interviews the fascinating poet, Faizal Deen. If you want to know about how poetry and tennis are similar, about the role of the hippogriff and fairy tales in queer culture, about Canadianness and the Diaspora, you must listen.
show notes: https://angelhousepress.com
Faizal Deen is the author of [ … ]
Dear AngelHousePress Friends,
In the latest episode of the Small Machine Talks, we speak of foxes, Nietzche, veggie burgers, John Ashbery, comedy, poetry and performance. We also report on various literary and spoken word events we’ve attended, art installations, current reads and upcoming events, new magazines and calls for submission.
For a blow-by-blow with links, please visit: https://angelhousepress.com. [ … ]
Dear Friends and Contributors,
Here’s the latest episode of the Small Machine Talks in which we interview Joseph Ianni, Toronto poet and organizer of the series Facilitate. We have a great conversation about performance, the space between audience and performer/reader and the various ways in which we can include others.
To listen, please go to https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/episode-21-interview-with-joseph-ianni.
More information about [ … ]
Dear AngelHouse Friends and Contributors,
a.m. kozak and I had an inspiring conversation with Ottawa’s new poet laureate, Jamaal Jackson Rogers. Please listen to it here: https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/jamaal-jackson-rogers-just-jamaal-thepoet
The Small Machine Talks Episode 20
Recorded Sunday, July 30, 2017
w/ a.m. kozak, Amanda Earl and special guest Jamaal Jackson Rogers
We have an inspiring conversation with Ottawa’s poet laureate, recording/performance [ … ]
Dear Friends of AngelHousePress,
I’m pleased to present episode 19 of the Small Machine Talks.
The Small Machine Talks Episode 19
with a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl
Recorded on Sunday, July 30, 2017
1. Recent Events
Aaron and Amanda both missed Tree’s Hot Ottawa Voices, but Amanda went to
Sawdust and enjoyed the sweetness of the [ … ]
Dear friends, contributors and supporters of AngelHousePress,
Please find below an insightful and glowing review of Francesco Levato’s chapbook “jettison/collapse” which we published in 2015. The review is by Alberta poet and editor Nikki Sheppy and it appears in the latest issue of Arc Poetry Magazine #83. Some copies of “jettison/collapse” are still available from AngelHousePress.com.
“At [ … ]
The Small Machine Talks Podcast #18
1st year anniversary/ottawa small press book fair episode, Saturday, June 24, 2017
recorded Monday, June 26, 2017
a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl
To listen to the episode, click here.
in which we toast the anniversary with a delicious Scotch and wish for sponsorship. We discuss the year’s highlights. We talk about Aaron’s interview with [ … ]
Dear friends of AngelHousePress and DevilHouse,
Please scroll down to read about the latest editions to our catalogue: Afterlife by Jennifer K. Dick and 4pm in Los Angeles by Steven Storrie.
AngelHousePress presents our first bilingual chapbook, “Afterlife” by Jennifer K. Dick. Jennifer is an American writer, translator, editor and literary events organizer living in France. “Afterlife” is [ … ]
This month’s episode of the Small Machine Talks with a.m. kozak and yrs truly talks about house readings vs more public readings, curating events outside your home city, great poetry books from Book Thug, Coach House, McLelland and Stewart, Biblioasis, the list poem, poetry accessibility and a host of other topics related in some way [ … ]
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, [ … ]
In April 2017, work published on NationalPoetryMonth.ca was viewed over 22,000 times and we’re not finished counting yet. Note that these poems, video-poems, asemic writing pieces, visual poems, paintings and collages will be on line until February 28, 2018. Please visit http://nationalpoetrymonth.ca.
to our contributors:
Roua Aljied, Karen Massey, Ellen Wiener, Reema, Lin Tarczynski, sophie [ … ]
Please listen to the VERSeFest special episode of the Small Machine Talks in which we interview Canadian (and an American) poets Jamaal Jackson Rogers, Stephen Collis, Chris Johnson, bill bissett, Paisley Rekdal, Brandon Wint, Ben Ladouceur, Eva HD, Michael Dennis, Kayla Czaga.
and further info: https://angelhousepress.com
yr fallen angel,
Happy National Poetry Month, friends and angels,
AngelHousePress presents NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017 – A celebration of women; we begin with Primary Colours, a video by spoken word artist Roua Aljied, aka Philosi-fire. Please watch this gorgeous video http://www.nationalpoetrymonth.ca/
Roua Aljied is a biomedical engineering student and spoken word poet who is passionate about writing, social justice, and people. [ … ]
here’s the latest episode in the Small Machine Talks in which we interview Ottawa poet, feminist, lawyer Natalie Hanna.
Natalie has some fascinating things to say about the merging of politics with poetry, about writing for oneself and she even breaks briefly into song. It’s a great interview. I hope you tune in.
for a full [ … ]
The Small Machine Talks, Episode 12
with Amanda Earl, a.m. kozak and special guest Natalie Hanna
Recorded on Sunday, March 12, 2017
The Small Machine Talks explores the poetry scene of Central Canada and beyond. The podcast takes place every two weeks, give or take.
We discuss Aaron’s trip to Iceland and its literary enthusiasm, his avoidance [ … ]
The Small Machine Talks Interview
with a.m. kozak, Amanda Earl and Ian Martin
Recorded on February 5, 2017
We talk about the anniversary of Ian’s chapbook, Climbing Out of Other People’s Hands (In/Words Press, 2016). We discuss the humour of Ian’s writing, comedy as a way of dealing with depressing subject matter, the zany fourth wall breaking comedy [ … ]
The Small Machine Talks, Episode 10 with a.m. kozak, Amanda Earl and Ian Martin is now on line for your listening pleasure: https://soundcloud.com/user-301339427/episode-10 & http://angelhousepress.com/ for details.
yr fallen angel,
Dear poets and visual poets and artists,
So far i’ve received around 30 poems/visual pieces for NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017, A Celebration of Women. Please see the guidelines and send me something by the end of February: http://angelhousepress.com/index.php?EZines
I want to be able to provide our audience with variety and range of poetry and visual poetry from all over [ … ]
Episode 9 – Interview with Sarah MacDonell
The Clock Tower Pub, January 25, 2017
We discuss Sarah’s chapbook “The Lithium Body” published by In/Words Press, her collaboration with American artist Evy Borkan, large and small geologies, the relationship with language, what it’s like working with editor, a.m. kozak. Sarah talks about the way the work is a [ … ]
Please listen to the latest episode in the Small Machine Talks, a podcast that explores the poetry scene of Central Canada and beyond.
We talk to Claire Farley about her poetry and editing duties and the mandate for Canthius, a feminist magazine exclusive to women and nonbinary contributors. We discuss expansive and inclusive feminism. We talk [ … ]
AngelHousePress presents a new episode of The Small Machine Talks with a.m.kozak and Amanda Earl and special guest, Claire Farley
Episode 7, The Small Machine Talks, recorded Sunday, January 8, 2017 with a.m. kozak, Amanda Earl and special guest, Claire Farley
0.00 INTRODUCTION: We welcome Claire Farley, who we will interview in the next episode. We discuss [ … ]
Happy 2017, friends of AngelHousePress,
Here’s the call for NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017. It’s a bit different this year in that we have a theme. Please send work as soon as you can. I’m hoping to have a balance of 15 visual pieces/poems & 15 text-based poems.
NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017 – A Celebration of Women
NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2017 will be [ … ]
Please tune in to episode 6 of The Small Machine Talks, a podcast that explores the poetry scene in Central Canada & beyond, hosted by Amanda Earl and a.m. kozak
in this episode Amanda interviews dalton derkson.
at the ClockTower Pub before his featured reading at the In/Words Reading Series on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 (25 minutes)
Click [ … ]
Experiment-O, Issue 9 features poetry, art, asemic writing and visual poetry from Argentina, Canada, Tunisia and USA: http://experiment-o.com/
You can also access the site & download the issue on your smart phones.
Thanks to the contributors: Sacha Archer, Dominic Boucher, J.C Bouchard, Joel Chace, Nathan Dueck, Carrie Hunter, Jenny MacBain-Stephens, J.F. Martel, Mado Reznik, Sarah [ … ]
AngelHousePress presents Episode 5 of “The Small Machine Talks,” a podcast that explores the poetry scene of Central Canada and beyond, co-hosted by Amanda Earl and a.m.kozak.
a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl discuss recent and upcoming poetry events, events they would have liked to have attended, pataphysics, glitch poetry, glitch hop, accessibility in poetry, interactive art [ … ]
Howie Good’s “Robots vs. Kung Fu” is a collection of dark and delightful prose poems that subvert the real. Good is a close observer of the infinitesimal and the infinite. Within these pages you will encounter the surreal bumping up against the ordinary: honey-haired frauleins in Nazi bling vs the clock; trees on fire vs [ … ]
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, [ … ]
AngelHousePress presents the 4th episode of The Small Machine Talks with a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl in which we explore the poetry scene of central Canada.
This time around the episode is in 2 parts because it’s mega long.
Part 1 features an interview with Bywords 2015 John Newlove Award recipient, Ronald Seatter, news about recent poetry [ … ]
thanks to asemic / visual artist Louise P. Sloane for her rant, “True Blue”
“This painting “True Blue” was created using the text from the constitution of The United States of America up to the point where a president is sworn in. I made this in response to the Bush presidency. “True Blue” 2005. 80 x [ … ]