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

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OZO! Zines #16: Brie – Booger Break

Booger Break Brie, 20 pages (buy here) If you enjoy flipping channels in the dead of night while zonked on sleeplessness and sugar, you’ll really dig this comic. Each page is a segment of a bizarro late night kids variety … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #15: David E.F. Currie – Commoner’s Guide to Nonsense, Part 1

FORGOT TO INVITE JUSTIN CORPORATION: Commoner’s Guide to Nonsense, Part 1 David E.F. Currie, 12 pages “The Naki-Ax is how I look at my memories. The fishtail dove tails into my thoughts. Moments are like fish, once they are gone … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #14: Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril Conversation

Conversation Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril (8 pages) “Everything remarkable and beautiful is as difficult as it is rare.” Élaina Gauthier-Mamaril’s very brief Conversation was one of the most interesting zines I picked up at the last event. A sparse and contemplative piece, … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #13: Avonlea Fotheringham Acknowledgements and Poems

Acknowledgements and Poems Avonlea Fotheringham, 24 pages (+5 track CD) “You said: surrender without weakness, and I didn’t say (should’ve said): teach me. You saw reinvention: not submissiveness; not Ermine bound up in Wire.” – From Acknowledgements Ottawa poetry is … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #12: Max Caspi-Roy Things I’ve Seen Vol. 1: Landscapes

Things I’ve Seen Vol. 1: Landscapes Max Caspi-Roy, 10 pages Things I’ve Seen is a brief zine showcasing ten landscape photographs primarily taken in Ottawa. This will be a quick review, because what I know about photography could be used … Continue reading

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OZO! Zines #11: Amanda Earl Amanda Randomage

Amanda Randomage: 14 Sticker Poems Amanda Earl (le Temps des cerises), 14 pages There’s something about paint layered thickly on paper under your fingertips, like running your hands over lizard skin. Local poet and publisher Amanda Earl has made a … Continue reading

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