A. F. Moritz on Beauty

Welcome to “On Beauty,” a series of interviews with contemporary poets about their relationships with beauty.  For a complete introduction to the project, see poets-on-beauty.   I’m delighted that this month A.…

How Some Folks Would Do: Satire in CanLit

Classical satire has two distinct streams. The first, following Horace, is gentle and urbane, with a soft, self-effacing mien. The second, derived from Juvenal, is nasty, vicious, and angry. Both…

James Langer: On Beauty

  Welcome to On Beauty, a series of interviews with contemporary poets about their relationships to beauty.  An introduction to the project can be found at Poets on Beauty.   The latest…

Words into Pictures: An Interview with Julie Doucet

By Frederik Byrn Køhlert Julie Doucet is a Montreal-based artist who reached an international audience with her personal and innovative comics from the ’80s and ’90s. While her comics work…

Volume 3: Off Leash & Nipping

LEMON HOUND more bite than bark since 2005 lemonhound.com   Press release For immediate distribution Montreal, 14 February 2013 volume  3  of  lemon  hound  is  now  available  online We’re off…

George Elliot Clarke

George Elliott Clarke: Three Poems

    John Wentworth, Governor of Nova Scotia: Libertine   I.   My Lady’s Champagne sex— bubbly, prickly, toasts a garden-party orgy.   Madame sports cake-frosting lace, but she’s just…

Charles Bernstein

Charles Bernstein: “Misfortune”

Misfortune after Nerval’s “El Desdichado” My morning star’s dead and my disconsolate lute Smashes in the blackened sun of torn alibi. In the tomb of every night, memories of Venetian…

Jim Smith

A Guy on the Rack, Falling in Love: An Anti-Interview with Jim Smith

JIM SMITH’s many books include the recent Back Off, Assassin! New and Selected Poems (Mansfield Press, 2009) and Happy Birthday, Nicanor Parra (Mansfield Press, 2012). His magazine, The Front, lasted from about 1972 to 1980, and…

Dana Ward

Dana Ward: “God Only Knows That I Can’t Look Away”

God Only Knows That I Can’t Look Away for Sarah Valentine is still my favorite word. But really ‘and’ is. ‘and’ & ‘or’, as well as ‘anyway’ like ‘anyway…’ &…

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