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No Fire in Hell: JC Bouchard’s Portraits

JC Bouchard – Portraits 2014, In/Words Magazine and Press 28 pages, $7 (Buy) Whenever you look in the mirror there is a post-it note that says You are also a mirror. – from “Portraits” The JC Bouchard in JC Bouchard’s … Continue reading

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Otherwise Measured / Other Ways: Selina Boan’s An Act of Distillation

Selina Boan – An Act of Distillation 2013, In/Words Magazine and Press 22 pages, $3 a heating device:             expect his hand,             her thigh,             the hook and swallow … Continue reading

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Truth Isn’t Here for Me: Jeff Blackman’s So Long as the People are People

Jeff Blackman – So Long as the People are People 2013, Apt. 9 Press (50 copies) 32 pages, $10 (Buy Online) “He says, ‘Boy, looks like you’ve been getting by remembering which brick is which,’ and he hands you a card. Embossed, … 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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