Author Archives: JM Francheteau

Juxtaposition is finished: Ian Martin’s Climbing Out of Other Peoples Hands

Climbing Out of Other Peoples Hands Ian Martin (website), In/Words, 2016 $7 (Buy here) Archive of Google Searches from August 2013 instructions on opening yourself up instructions on cutting yourself open top five safest methods of self-surgery ways to clean … Continue reading

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When I Was Metal (from Nightshift #5)

This piece originally appeared in Nightshift #5, a zine I co-produce with my girlfriend Abby Kashul. The physical zine has some sweet collage design elements and a bit more writing, so if you want to grip a copy leave your … Continue reading

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Reading @ outrageous Toronto

If you’re in or around Toronto tomorrow, come see a man fall apart in front of a room of strangers when I read at outrageous. Tuesday April 28 8pm The Central (603 Markham) My patron saint JC Bouchard was kind … Continue reading

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New poem in (parenthetical) zine; Ottawa Zine Off! on horizon

Go read. Go make. JM’s JaM: Deep Purple – Lazy

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New chapbook kids, upcoming reading, notes

My new poetry chapbook kids with Toronto’s Hurtin’ Crüe Press is complete and available for purchase from their etsy store for a modest $2, or for $15 as part of a subscription pack including a number of back items and … Continue reading

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Another Year; Some More Readings that Were Good that Maybe You Want to Hear About; A List

Last year I did a brief round-up of the best readings I caught in Ottawa, so as 2014 rounds to a close I’ve decided to do the same. In 2013 I was very new to the local scene, so I … Continue reading

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Trembling

Here is its crux; that in its trembling before an upraised hand the animal stands closest to human. For there, in a state of anticipation, it awaits the pain, and as a human is, is changed by that waiting. There … Continue reading

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