Fw: Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem–Anthology Call

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CALL FOR POETRY SUBMISSIONS FOR ANTHOLOGYANOTHER DYSFUNCTIONAL CANCER POEM ANTHOLOGY

TO BE PUBLISHED BY MANFIELD PRESS FALL 2018

EDITED BY PRISCILA UPPAL

PLEASE DISTRIBUTE WIDELY

Current statistics predict 1 in 2 people will be diagnosed with cancer in their lifetime. We need more art to understand the complexity and dimensions of what this means.

So please join us [ … ]

On Writing #140 : Nicole Brewer

On Writing #140 : Nicole Brewer :

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/09/on-writing-140-nicole-brewer.html

coming up: Sandra Moussempès, Matthew Cooperman + Lauren Turner

also: Tuesday poem #233 : natalie hanna : how meat
dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/09/tuesday-poem-233-natalie-hanna-how-meat.html

furthermore: above/ground press 2018 subscriptions: now available!
abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/2017/09/aboveground-press-2018-subscriptions.html



TtD supplement #87 : seven questions for Andrew McEwan

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #87 : seven questions for Andrew McEwan

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/09/ttd-supplement-87-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #86 : seven questions for mwpm

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/09/ttd-supplement-86-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #85 : seven questions for Cody-Rose Clevidence

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-85-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #84 : seven questions for Jonathan Ball

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-84-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #83 : seven questions for David James Miller

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/07/ttd-supplement-83-seven-questions-for.html

The fourteenth issue of Touch the Donkey [ … ]

Tuesday poem #233 : natalie hanna,

Tuesday poem #233 : natalie hanna : how meat

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/09/tuesday-poem-233-natalie-hanna-how-meat.html

coming up: Melissa Eleftherion, Adam Clay + Jennifer Zilm,

also: my (small press) writing day: Jean Van Loon, Sonia Saikaley, Amanda Earl, etc

mysmallpresswritingday.blogspot.ca/

alternately: call for submissions: many gendered mothers:

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/01/s-u-b-m-i-s-s-i-o-n-s_5.html

furthermore: seeking essays/interviews for seventeen seconds:
www.ottawater.com/seventeenseconds/

etcetera: seeking interview pitches for Queen Mob’s Teahouse:

robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2017/09/queen-mobs-teahouse-jeremy-luke-hill.html



Tuesday poem #232 : Steve Venright

Tuesday poem #232 : Steve Venright : Some Common and Not-So-Common Similarities

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/09/tuesday-poem-232-steve-venright-some.html

coming up: natalie hanna, Melissa Eleftherion + Adam Clay,

also: On Writing #139 : Dennis James Sweeney

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/09/on-writing-139-dennis-james-sweeney.html

furthermore: “spotlight” #17 : Amelia Martens

medium.com/@robmclennan/spotlight-17-amelia-martens-28a6f842f763

alternately: my (small press) writing day: Amish Trivedi, Colin Morton, rob mclennan, etc

mysmallpresswritingday.blogspot.ca/

beyond that: call for submissions: many [ … ]

On Writing #139 : Dennis James Sweeney

On Writing #139 : Dennis James Sweeney : On Staring, Obsessing, Getting Stuck

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/09/on-writing-139-dennis-james-sweeney.html

coming up: Nicole Brewer, Sandra Moussempès + Matthew Cooperman,

also: Tuesday poem #231 : Shazia Hafiz Ramji : Habitable

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/09/tuesday-poem-231-shazia-hafiz-ramji.html

furthermore: “spotlight” #17 : Amelia Martens

medium.com/@robmclennan/spotlight-17-amelia-martens-28a6f842f763

alternately: Amish Trivedi: my (small press) writing day

mysmallpresswritingday.blogspot.ca/

beyond that: call for submissions: many gendered mothers:



TtD supplement #86 : seven questions for mwpm

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #86 : seven questions for mwpm

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/09/ttd-supplement-86-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #85 : seven questions for Cody-Rose Clevidence

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-85-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #84 : seven questions for Jonathan Ball

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-84-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #83 : seven questions for David James Miller

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/07/ttd-supplement-83-seven-questions-for.html

The fourteenth issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is still available,
with [ … ]

Tuesday poem #231 : Shazia Hafiz Ramji

Tuesday poem #231 : Shazia Hafiz Ramji : Habitable

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/09/tuesday-poem-231-shazia-hafiz-ramji.html

coming up: Steve Venright, natalie hanna + Melissa Eleftherion,

also: “spotlight” #17 : Amelia Martens

medium.com/@robmclennan/spotlight-17-amelia-martens-28a6f842f763

call for submissions: many gendered mothers:

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/01/s-u-b-m-i-s-s-i-o-n-s_5.html

furthermore: seeking essays/interviews for seventeen seconds:
www.ottawater.com/seventeenseconds/

etcetera: seeking interview pitches for Queen Mob’s Teahouse:

robmclennan.blogspot.ca/2017/09/queen-mobs-teahouse-jeremy-luke-hill.html



Tuesday poem #230 : John Barton

Tuesday poem #230 : John Barton : ENTRY FROM A BOOK OF HOURS

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-230-john-barton-entry-from.html

coming up: Shazia Hafiz Ramji, Steve Venright + natalie hanna,

also: On Writing #138 : Lauren B. Davis : 10 HARD TRUTHS ABOUT WRITING

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/08/on-writing-138-lauren-b-davis.html

furthermore: Ploughshares: an interview w Erin Moure on translation;

blog.pshares.org/index.php/multiple-effects-an-interview-with-erin-moure-on-translation/



On Writing #138 : Lauren B. Davis

On Writing #138 : Lauren B. Davis : 10 HARD TRUTHS ABOUT WRITING

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/08/on-writing-138-lauren-b-davis.html

coming up: Dennis James Sweeney, Nicole Brewer + Sandra Moussempès

also: Tuesday poem #229 : Aaron Boothby : Sequoia

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-229-aaron-boothby-sequoia.html

etcetera: call for submissions of essays/interviews: seventeen seconds: a journal

of poetry and poetics

www.ottawater.com/seventeenseconds/

furthermore: many gendered mothers: Joelle Barron on Laura Jane Grace

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/08/joelle-barron-on-laura-jane-grace.html

consequently: [ … ]

TtD supplement #85 : seven questions for Cody-Rose Clevidence

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #85 : seven questions for Cody-Rose Clevidence

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-85-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #84 : seven questions for Jonathan Ball

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-84-seven-questions-for.html

TtD supplement #83 : seven questions for David James Miller

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/07/ttd-supplement-83-seven-questions-for.html

The fourteenth issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is still available,
with new work by David James Miller, Jonathan Ball, [ … ]

the above/ground press 24th anniversary reading/launch/party!

above/ground press presents readings and other such by an array of poets:
Stephanie Bolster (Montreal)
Adele Graf (Ottawa)
Kristina Drake (East Hawkesbury)
Amanda Earl (Ottawa)
+ rob mclennan (Ottawa)
lovingly hosted by above/ground press author and Apt 9 Press editor/publisher Cameron Anstee
7:30pm door/8pm reading
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Backdrop Food & Drink
160 Metcalfe [ … ]

Tuesday poem #229 : Aaron Boothby

Tuesday poem #229 : Aaron Boothby : Sequoia

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-229-aaron-boothby-sequoia.html

coming up: John Barton, Shazia Hafiz Ramji + Steve Venright,

also: call for submissions of essays/interviews: seventeen seconds: a journal

of poetry and poetics

www.ottawater.com/seventeenseconds/

furthermore: many gendered mothers: Joelle Barron on Laura Jane Grace

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/08/joelle-barron-on-laura-jane-grace.html

etcetera: Queen Mob’s Teahouse: Jeremy Luke Hill interviews Kasia Jaronczyk

queenmobs.com/2017/08/interview-kasia-jaronczyk/



Tuesday poem #228 : Christine Stoddard

Tuesday poem #228 : Christine Stoddard : Jaguar in the Cotton Field

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-228-christine-stoddard.html

coming up: Aaron Boothby, John Barton + Shazia Hafiz Ramji

also: many gendered mothers: Susan Ioannou on Kay Tew

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/08/susan-ioannou-on-kay-tew.html

etcetera: On Writing #137 : Ryan Pratt

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/08/on-writing-137-ryan-pratt.html

furthermore: new above/ground press chapbooks by Stephanie Bolster,

Adele Graf, Buck Downs, Sarah Dowling, etc

abovegroundpress.blogspot.ca/



new from above/ground press: GHOSTS, by Stephanie Bolster

GHOSTS
Stephanie Bolster
$5

GHOSTS

Just south of the Canadian border, what’s left
of Bolster’s ninety log houses, the few hopes
no wolf gusted down.
Little to live on, but much to live for.

Three stores, post office, assay office, newspaper
called “The Bolster Drill,” several
saloons, Doctor Beale’s office,
and a three-story hotel.

One year later, there goes [ … ]

new from above/ground press: a Baltic Friday early in grey, by Adele Graf

a Baltic Friday early in grey
Adele Graf
$5

to cool surmises where house met criteria
we or printer’s they their with
beautiful swelled the yeshiva time
eastern history
escape family later children Latvia

their amazing were killed to met the possible
any there after family and passed
became again front even any there Latvian
wouldn’t he [ … ]

the above/ground press 24th anniversary reading/launch/party!

above/ground press presents readings and other such by an array of poets:

Stephanie Bolster (Montreal)
Adele Graf (Ottawa)
Kristina Drake (Hawksbury)
Amanda Earl (Ottawa)
+ rob mclennan (Ottawa)

lovingly hosted by above/ground press author and Apt 9 Press editor/publisher Cameron Anstee
7:30pm door/8pm reading
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Backdrop Food & Drink
160 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa


the above/ground press 24th anniversary reading/launch/party!

above/ground press presents readings and other such by an array of poets:

Stephanie Bolster (Montreal)
Adele Graf (Ottawa)
Kristina Drake (Hawksbury)
Amanda Earl (Ottawa)
+ rob mclennan (Ottawa)

lovingly hosted by above/ground press author and Apt 9 Press editor/publisher Cameron Anstee
7:30pm door/8pm reading
Thursday, August 31, 2017
Backdrop Food & Drink
160 Metcalfe Street, Ottawa


On Writing #137 : Ryan Pratt

On Writing #137 : Ryan Pratt : On writing

ottawapoetry.blogspot.ca/2017/08/on-writing-137-ryan-pratt.html

coming up: Lauren B. Davis, Dennis James Sweeney + Nicole Brewer,

also: Tuesday poem #227 : Aimee Herman : two strangers underneath a city
dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-227-aimee-herman-two.html

furthermore: Touch the Donkey supplement #84: seven questions with Jonathan Ball
touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-84-seven-questions-for.html

etcetera: Spotlight #16 : Edward Smallfield,

medium.com/@robmclennan/spotlight-16-edward-smallfield-729be1b063ab

addendum: the [ … ]

TtD supplement #84 : seven questions for Jonathan Ball

NEWLY POSTED! TtD supplement #84 : seven questions for Jonathan Ball

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/08/ttd-supplement-84-seven-questions-for.html

also: TtD supplement #83 : seven questions for David James Miller

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/07/ttd-supplement-83-seven-questions-for.html

The fourteenth issue of Touch the Donkey (a small poetry journal) is still available,
with new work by David James Miller, Jonathan Ball, Cody-Rose Clevidence, mwpm,
Andrew McEwan and Brynne Rebele-Henry.

Seven dollars [ … ]

m a n y _ g e n d e r e d _ m o t h e r s : e i g h t _ r e c e n t _ e s s a y s

many gendered mothers is a project on literary influence featuring short essays by writers (of any/all genders) on the women, femme, trans, and non-binary writers who have influenced them, as a direct or indirect literary forebear.

This project is directly inspired by the American website Literary Mothers, created by editor Nadxieli Nieto and managing editor [ … ]

Tuesday poem #226 : Julia Polyck-O’Neill

Tuesday poem #226 : Julia Polyck-O’Neill : I’m a rack of lamb.

dusie.blogspot.ca/2017/08/tuesday-poem-226-julia-polyck-oneill-im.html

coming up: Aimee Herman, Christine Stoddard + Aaron Boothby,

also: many gendered mothers: t thilleman on jj hastain

themanygenderedmothers.blogspot.ca/2017/07/t-thilleman-on-jj-hastain.html

furthermore: Touch the Donkey: 7 questions for David James Miller

touchthedonkey.blogspot.ca/2017/07/ttd-supplement-83-seven-questions-for.html

etcetera: new chapbooks by Buck Downs & Sarah Dowling, and the above/ground press

summer sale (and 24th [ … ]