Essay: Collen Fulton’s “The Inaugural Mood”

The Inaugural Mood Criticisms from the Field: The Vancouver 125 Poetry Conference and the Futurity of Poetics The temporality of our forms of poetic engagement have a strange character. On…

What’s On Our Minds: Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s Dictee

ALLER/RETOUR Day recedes to darkness Day seen through the veil of night Translucent grey film cast between daylight and dark dissolving sky to lavender to mauve to white until night…

What’s On Our Mind: Erin Wunker on Anne Boyer’s “What Resembles The Grave But Isn’t”

Erin Wunker: I love Anne Boyer’s poem “What Resembles The Grave But Isn’t.” I love its repetition. I love how each sentence hits the mind with the determination of someone…

Poem of the Week: Stephen Collis from Once in Blockadia

Come the Revolution Come the revolution / we will the revolution / we will return to the revolution / return to the sensuous body of language / come the revolution…

In Conversation: Marina Carr

Marina Carr, renowned Irish playwright, visited Concordia University this past November to give a master class and a reading of her work. Carr’s plays, which often involve meditations on violence,…

Jennifer Nelson’s Civilization Makes Me Lonely

Civilization Makes Me Lonely, Jennifer Nelson. Ahsahta Press (2016). The first two sheets of Jennifer Nelson’s Civilization Makes Me Lonely act as a palimpsest. Translucent paper covers Ahsahta Press’ emblem,…

Poem of the Week: Erín Moure from The Acts

_____1_____ compression. To use a kind of compression, so compressed that the links between the image/phrase break down, but the whole poem still retains its connection. inter-text. Using and repeating…

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