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Monthly archive July, 2009

Prismatic Publics

Very exciting publication coming this September: Prismatic Publics: Innovative Canadian Women’s Poetry and Poetics,edited by Kate Eichhorn and Heather Milne, Coach House, 2009 Nicole Brossard, Margaret Christakos, Susan Holbrook, Dorothy Lusk, Karen Mac Cormack, Daphne Marlatt, Erín Moure, M. NourbeSe Philip, Sina Queyras, Lisa Robertson, Gail Scott, Nathalie Stephens, Catriona Strang, Rita Wong, Rachel Zolf....

When the rain comes

When the dog bites… A few of my favorite Tweets DougCoupland I can’t remember the last time I felt we were at the end of something and the start of something new.about 4 hours ago from web christianbok Watch yourself freefall from outer space, observing your descent from the viewpoint of the ejected, booster engine:...

Drunken Boat 10 Spring 2009

Long time coming but the latest Drunken Boat is up. The Hound had a hand in three of these folios, the Mis-Translation, Vispo and Conceptual Fiction. My apologies to those who didn’t make it in–we’re hoping to add more. Wonderful to see such a mix, and in it, new and familiar Canadian voices. More to...

Shawna Lemay

Is doing a series of interviews with Canadian women poets including yours truly. I found the following tinyurl for my wee rant: http://tinyurl.com/gurlbitch Am I still having to point this stuff out? Apparently. Why is this so particularly true of the poetry world? The academy has far better numbers.

Cerritos Library

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Candice Breitz, encore

I have been thinking of Candice Breitz’s “Thriller” piece that I wrote about a few years back (here too). There is a lot of footage from Breitz, a conceptual artist (or flarfist perhaps?) who is known for her work with people singing famoust songs–Legend, a piece on Bob Marley, “Working Class Hero,” uses John Lenon,...

Amanda Earl on Catherine Owen

2 fires The gum-rutted edge of the knifesparked – Victory Square’s old coilsspreading stone in the hot pond the suite became– not popcorn as the byline read – but crack,shattering the housecoat & cat image:innocence. Seconds took the cantileveredframes, spun possessions to charredreplicas in Pender’s heritage navel.Iggy Pop & Dal’s Orchestra, Ms. T’sand the steam...

Literary spats

Oh, you thought Alice Hoffman was nasty, publishing a reviewer’s phone number and urging fans to harass her? Okay, that is nasty. But what’s up with the Malcom Gladwell/Chris Anderson online cat fight? Twitter is all a twitter. My friend Lisa point out one source who gets at a few of the more sensitive nerve...

Happy Canada Day

In case you thought you knew something about Canada… Or, here’s few tips about how to behave when the Americans are looking: * In Canada’s western and Atlantic Provinces, a firm handshake and direct eye contact are expected when meeting a fellow Canadian. However, in Quebec, you should be prepared to firmly shake hands when...

bp Nichol, bill bisset and phyllis webb

Happy Canuck Day ComradesThanks to Peter Culley for posting this.