Monthly Archives: August 2013

In/Words Magazine Turns 13: A Showcase

I’ll be reading as part of In/Words magazine’s upcoming showcase event with fellow poets Selina Boan, Brandon Wint and PrufRock Shadowrunner, as well as musicians Suzy Pankhurst and synthtastic indie dance act The Fevers. It often seems like a bit of a pipe dream … Continue reading

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Number 7 is Call Your Mom: Examples of Ottawa ‘Zines, pt. 2

And now a look at four other local zines in preparation for the Ottawa ‘Zine Off. Feast off the inspiration like a Kinkos vampire. Nightshift – JM Francheteau & Abigail Kashul (2013, 14 pages) I was walking home one night … Continue reading

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You Can Do it Too: Examples of Ottawa ‘Zines, pt. 1

As the Ottawa ‘Zine Off is drawing nearer (don’t worry, I haven’t even started mine), I wanted to take this opportunity to look at some of the zines being made locally in order to give first-timers an idea of the range … Continue reading

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The Ottawa ‘Zine Off

Because it occurs to me not everyone has Facebook, here’s the info for the upcoming Ottawa ‘Zine Off I’m running with the awesome Maxx Critical (ex-Stay Here, The Reverse Cougar Years zine, Ottawa Rock Camp for Girls) taking place September 11 at … Continue reading

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Three lil’ bits from Sarah Pinder

I’m working on a new post on some local ‘zines in advance of the upcoming Ottawa ‘Zine Off event, but just the other day I received an envelope from Toronto poet and longtime zinester Sarah Pinder with three neat little poetry ‘zines (or … Continue reading

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Bunny Years: Steven Artelle’s Four Hundred Rabbits

Steven Artelle – Four Hundred Rabbits 2013, AngelHouse Press (50 copies) 17 pages, $5 (Buy Online) It’s human nature to understand the physical world in its objects and abstractions on human terms; how a power outlet looks like a surprised face, how … Continue reading

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Blog ignition; recent publishing and updates

Welcome to my me-blog! Mostly it’ll be updates about what I’m up to as well as reviews and other things people do with their blogs, but different because I’ll be doing it with mine! I could just palpate your enthusiasm … Continue reading

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