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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 #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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Ottawa Zine Off! Zines #3: Dalton Derkson Stampede Season: The Ed Whalen Story & 306/613

Stampede Season: The Ed Whalen Story & 306/613 Dalton Derkson (Hurtin’ Crüe Press), 22 pages & 14 pages Stampede Season is a zine after my own heart, telling a lightly fictionalized first-person biography of beloved Stampede Wrestling (and later Calgary Flames) announcer … Continue reading

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the in/words reading with Dave went well

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In/Words Reading Series – ottawater #10 launch

Just a heads up that I’ll be doing two readings this month. First up is the ottawater #10 launch at the Carleton Tavern on January 24th. I have a poem in the forthcoming online annual (I assume editor rob mclennan will … 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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A Year of Pretty Worthwhile Readings and Stuff

I didn’t see every reading in Ottawa this year, because there were, as Philip Larkin would say, a fuck-tonne, but I did go to a lot, and along the way I took note of a few that stood out for … Continue reading

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