Stephen Massimilla is a poet, scholar, professor, and painter. His co-authored multi-genre tome, Cooking with the Muse (Tupelo, 2016), won the Eric Hoffer Book Award, the National Indie Excellence Award, and others, and has received enthusiastic reviews [ … ]
span-o (the small press action network – ottawa) presents:
The Factory Reading Series:
with readings by:
Marilyn Irwin (Ottawa)
Shane Rhodes (Ottawa)
+ Sue Landers (Brooklyn NY)
lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Saturday, August 12, 2017
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)
Shortlisted for the 2016 bpNichol Award and winner of [ … ]
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.
Peter Johnson’s forthcoming book of prose poems is Old Man Howling at the Moon: A Book of Complaints (MadHat Press). His second book of prose poems, Miracles & Mortifications, received the James Laughlin Award from The Academy of American [ … ]
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 [ … ]
It’s an honor to announce the publication of Posit 14, featuring brilliant poetry and prose by Lydia Davis, Maureen Seaton, Tongo Eisen-Martin, Rajiv Mohabir, Joanna Fuhrman, Stephanie Berger, Sarah Riggs, Stu Watson, Joe Milazzo, Kevin McLellan, Debasis Mukhopadhyay, and Lynn Schmeidler. Also featuring extraordinary visual art by Brenda Goodman, Malala Andrialavidrazana, [ … ]
Jayne Benjulian is the author of Five Sextillion Atoms. Her poems and essays appear widely in literary and performance journals in the U.S. and abroad. She was an Ossabaw Island Project Fellow; teaching fellow at Emory University; lecturer in the Graduate Program [ … ]
New and On View: Mudlark Flash No. 113 (2017)
Stomping on the Threshold by Jeanne Wagner
Jeanne Wagner is the winner of the 2016 Sow’s Ear Chapbook Prize and the 2015 Arts & Letters Award, judged by Stephen Dunn. Her poems have appeared [ … ]
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 Nina [ … ]
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, [ … ]
featuring Transformations from Peter Hughs, Toby Olson, George Economu, Hank Lazer, Joe A. Porter, Paul Pines, Jesse Glass, Alec Finlay, Ariel Resnikoff, and Robert Mittenthal and Translations (and some meditations on translating) from Ian Brinton, Norman Weinstein, Che Quianzi, Jeffrey Twitchell-Waas, Robert Arellano, and Antoine Caze.
Otoliths 45 is live! “New Century Skeltonics for Jack Kerouac: a Ted Talk”–with a new song from Shoulder-Holster’s “Empty For You–Shoulder-Holster Unplugged.” http://the-otolith.blogspot.jp/2017/02/jesse-glass.html. is a critique of the Beat Industry which continues to churn out ‘newly discovered’ Kerouac items that add little or nothing to this fine writer’s legacy. The latest example is the Library of [ … ]
You now hold in your hand four of my “painted theaters” and you are welcome to take them home and sit in the audience undisturbed, or climb up on the stage among the gaudy props I left there and perform. There’s [ … ]
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 [ … ]
This is a collection of dramatic monologues based on the lives of 19th century residents of Carroll County, Maryland, and historical documentation of same. Click here to read it and many other fine issues of this great web magazine whose editors believe in beauty in all its forms. http://peacockjournal.com/jesse-glass-carroll-county-anthology/
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
“The Fist on Jefferson Avenue Meets Isaac Newton” and “Close”
Diane DeCillis writes at her desk in West Bloomfield, Michigan. Her poetry collection, Strings Attached (Wayne State UP, 2014), is a Michigan Notable Book for 2015, won The 2015 Next Generation Indie [ … ]
The 29th issue of Word For/Word is now online at www.wordforword.info. It features work by Devon Balwit, Liz Chereskin, George Kalamaras, Erica Pepin, Jake Syersak, John Lowther, Kristina Marie Darling, Marcia Arrieta, Joel Chace, Erick Verran, Logan Fry, John Myers, Ted Warnell, W. Scott Howard, Robert Yerachmiel Snyderman, Billy Cancel, Andrew Brenza, Julia Madsen, plus [ … ]
The Creative Writing II: Poetry section of the Midwest Modern Language Association is accepting proposals for scholarly and literary presentations that examine, complicate, or challenge concepts of poetry as an act of resistance.
We welcome papers, poetry, and digital poetics projects. We are especially interested in critical-creative works that are socially conscious and politically engaged.
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. [ … ]