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 [ … ]
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 [ … ]
The Small Machine Talks, Episode 3 hosted by a.m. kozak & Amanda Earl,
with special guest, Jennifer Pederson. Recorded on Sunday, September 4, 2016
Click here to to listen to episode 3.
We explain the name of the podcast. Anne Carson’s influence. Jennifer talks of Eliot, Ginsberg and Ottawa poets. Jennifer tells us about a brand new initiative for [ … ]
Please click here to listen to podcast.
Note that numbers in parenthesis represent start of section; you can fast forward to each part at will)
INTERVIEW WITH CHRIS JOHNSON (0:00:45)
We grill Ottawa poet and editor, Chris Johnson about his writing, event-attending habits and motivations, posting poems on Tumblr, [ … ]
Announcing the AngelHousePress Podcast hosted by Amanda Earl & a.m. kozak
an hour-long conversation about (mostly) poetry in Canada & beyond
Amanda Earl writes poetry, fiction, and tumblr posts about sex, loneliness, art & mischief makers. She’s the managing editor of Bywords.ca and the fallen angel of AngelHousePress. More info can be found at AmandaEarl.com.
a.m. kozak [ … ]
A Close Reading Service
for New Women Poets
WHAT: I will read five pages of your free verse or prose poetry, offer editing suggestions and possibly suggest poetry to read;
WHO: new poets, not yet published with a press (chapbook or spine), who identify as women; must be avid readers of contemporary poetry;
HOW: send poetry to [ … ]
AngelHousePress is pleased to present 17 Reasons by Fitz Fitzgerald and House of Many Words by Kemeny Babineau
In 17 Reasons, skeleton mariachis and ghosts wander through the life of a young punk who attempts to navigate the urban circus in all its leopard print and electrified red neon. Fitz will be reading from the chapbook [ … ]
somehow i didn’t include Heikki Saure of Finland in my list of contributors. my apologies to Heikki. his wonderful piece appears on April 11 on NationalPoetryMonth.ca.
yr fallen angel,
Thanks to everyone who took part in NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2016: all who sent poems and shared the work via social media, blogs and e-mails or commented on the work. Thanks to rob mclennan for the feature in OpenBookToronto. And huge thanks and appreciation to this year’s contributors:
Gary Barwin (Canada), Jason Christie, (Canada), michèle provost (Canada), [ … ]
In the latest offering for the AngelHousePress Essay Series, i talk to S. Cearley about his concrete poetry and influences. Included in the interview are four of his marvelous works.
Please visit https://angelhousepress.com to read the interview and check out other contributions to the series, [ … ]
AngelHousePress is pleased to present NationalPoetryMonth.ca 2016, a month-long exaltation of poetry that transcends boundaries. In the next 30 days, please visit the site for sound poetry, visual poetry, asemic writing and poetry from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, Finland, India, Italy, Romania, Tunisia, UK and USA.
Thanks to everyone who sent work for the celebration. I [ … ]