AngelHousePress Presents Experiment-O 10

I am pleased to present the 10th anniversary issue of Experiment-O with prose, visual poetry, poetry, and visual art by Cindy Deachman, Faizal Deen, Sanita Fejzic, Jesse Glass, Candace Makowichuk, Petrichor ArtLab, Stan Rogal, Julia Rose Sutherland, Jacqueline Valencia, Dawn Nelson Wardrope and Elaine Woo.
Thanks to the contributors to this issue and to all [ … ]

Free Close Reading Service for Women and Genderqueer Poets

as part of AngelHousePress, i’m offering a free close reading service. the service was active from june 2016 to august 2017 and i took a break over the autumn because it’s a busy time. but mentoring is important to me and i’d like to do my part.

WHAT:           I will read five pages of your free [ … ]

New titles from AngelHousePress/DevilHouse

AngelHousePress is pleased to present “Story of Lilith” by Sean Braune available via Paypal on
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 [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks Podcast, Episode 24

Dear AngelHousePress Friends,

It’s a busy time for the press, but we managed to sneek in an episode of The Small Machine Talks after a 6-week break.

In this episode a.m.kozak and i drink Scotch while discussing the raw and feisty poetry of Liz Worth, the intriguing repetitions and compulsions in Kate Hargreave’s Leak, recent poetry [ … ]

Entropy Magazine Interviews AngelHousePress/DevilHouse

Dear friends,

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.

Tell us a [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks Interviews Faizal Deen

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:

Faizal Deen is the author of [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks Episode 22

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: [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks Interviews Joe Ianni

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

More information about [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks interviews Ottawa’s poet laureate

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:

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 [ … ]

AngelHousePress: The Small Machine Talks Episode 19

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 [ … ]

Glowing review of Francesco Levato’s “jettison/collapse”

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

“At [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks – 1 year anniversary episode

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 [ … ]

Latest offerings from AngelHousePress and DevilHouse

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 [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 17

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 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, [ … ] 2017: A Celebration of Women – thank you

In April 2017, work published on 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

Thank you

to our contributors:

Roua Aljied, Karen Massey, Ellen Wiener, Reema, Lin Tarczynski,  sophie [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks – VERSeFest special – Episode 14

Dear friends,
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:

yr fallen angel,
Amanda Earl 2017: A Celebration of Women has begun

Happy National Poetry Month, friends and angels,

AngelHousePress presents 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

Roua Aljied is a biomedical engineering student and spoken word poet who is passionate about writing, social justice, and people. [ … ]

Interview with poet, feminist, lawyer, Natalie Hanna

Dear friends,

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

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 [ … ]

AngelHousePress Presents The Small Machine Talks Episode 11 with Ian Martin

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 [ … ]

Reminder: 2017

Dear poets and visual poets and artists,
So far i’ve received around 30 poems/visual pieces for 2017, A Celebration of Women. Please see the guidelines and send me something by the end of February:

I want to be able to provide our audience with variety and range of poetry and visual poetry from all over [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 9, Interview with Sarah MacDonell

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 [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 8, Interview with Claire Farley

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 – Episode 7 of the Small Machine Talks

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 [ … ]

Call for submissions for 2017

Happy 2017, friends of AngelHousePress,

Here’s the call for 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.

ANGELHOUSEPRESS PRESENTS 2017 – A Celebration of Women 2017 will be [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 6 – Interview with dalton derkson

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 [ … ]

AngelHousePress Presents Experiment-O, Issue 9.0

Experiment-O, Issue 9 features poetry, art, asemic writing and visual poetry from Argentina, Canada, Tunisia and USA:

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 [ … ]

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 5

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 [ … ]