Lemon Hound 3.0

Arts, Letters, Archives, Arguments

Monthly archive June, 2008

Oh, Cate!

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Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday Deb Harris, wherever you are. Please follow and like us:0

Talking with Derek Beaulieu, No Press

Earlier I queried the relationship between time and gender. Here’s one a poet who seems to bend time, or perhaps just use it well. beaulieu uses his time not so much in formulating opinions—though he has those—but in creating and supporting an active literary community that might cohere in Calgary but extends internationally. No Press...

roof-top poets

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Diving Bell and the Butterfly

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Samuel Beckett, Play

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Chapbook launch

Nineteen Short Stories by Samuel Beckett, Sina Queyras, No Press, 2008 Thursday, June 19, 20087:30pm – 8:30pmPages Books1135 Kensington Road NW Calgary, AB Brief author Q&A Q:Why Beckett? A: Story oppresses me. Q: Yes but why Beckett? Can’t imagine this being up for long; it’s absolutely stunning. A favourite of the Beckett on Film series....

No more subsidies for dirty industry

Photo by Edward Burtynsky Feel free to email The Honourable Loyola Hearn and let him know what you think about losing sixteen pristine lakes to be used as tailing ponds. This is nothing more than a subsidy that allows companies to save money by polluting and not building proper containers for this toxic waste. A...

Not on my watch

CBC discloses plans to use 16 pristine lakes as toxic dump sites. How is that for a lack of imagination? Please follow and like us:0

Vigdís Grímsdóttir, author

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More good news for poetry. A new issue of How2 now up.Volume 3, Issue 2Summer 2008 Featuring: ECOPOETICS with poems, essays, papers and postcards from: Dorothy Alexander / LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs / Tina Darragh and Marcella Durand / Rachel Blau DuPlessis / Cynthia / Hogue / Janis Butler Holm / Siel Ju / a.rawlings...


When I am snagged into reading the abundant commentary on sites such as Silliman (here the men discuss Sex & The City) and Poetry Foundation etc, I think I can hear women lifting the untidy cuffs of men as they sit formulating and formulating opinion after opinion on opinion after opinion, wiping the floor around...


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