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“more fluid, less (f)rigid”

Q: With two full-length collections (including your forthcoming Gordon Hill Press title) as well as a chapbook [UNSEEN GARDEN, knife fork book, 2018] under your belt, how do you feel your work has developed? Where do you see your work headed? BENNETT: I think it’s developed less concern with being ‘correct’: are all the commas […]

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“Remember, art is a long game.”

Learn what you need and more importantly, what you don’t. – Ariel Gordon There was much to be gleaned from last night’s illuminating, powerfully intimate, moving conversation between poets TANIS MACDONALD and JACOB MCARTHUR MOONEY at the Toronto launch of OUT OF LINE: Daring To Be An Artist Outside the Big City (Wolsak & Wynn) MacDonald’s […]

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  You don’t know where to begin. I don’t know where to end. kathryn mockler water the puritan   Find copies of her equally brilliant, SOME THEORIES, here. Photo: KIRBY

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Reading. The new Nikki. Brill.  knife | fork | book  [thanks Kate] NIKKI WALLSCHLAEGER PIZZA AND WARFARE GARDEN-DOOR PRESS ITHACA, NY

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SUPERABUNDANT is the only way to describe the sizzling summer issue of ARC POETRY MAGAZINE  (that, and ‘MUST HAVE’) with it’s magnificent cover/portfolio of ANDREW MONCRIEF, new work by KFB familiars LISE GASTON, MAUREEN SCOTT HARRIS, JIM JOHNSTONE, AARON KREUTER, BEN LADOUCEUR, CASSIDY MCFADZEAN, SHANE NEILSON, PHILLIP CRYMBLE, and a fucking brilliant turn by FAN […]

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Such beauty

Could such beauty go unremarked? (thankfully, no) R. KOLEWE INSPECTING NOSTALGIA BOOK & BEER LAUNCH MONDAY MAY 8TH 7:30PM FOLLY BREWPUB 928 COLLEGE STREET see also: Hear R. KOLEWE here with SARAH PINDAR AND TARA-MICHELLE ZINIUK JUNE 8TH knife | fork | book

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Urgent, utterly brilliant. Kirby COURTNEY LAMAR CHARLESTON TELEPATHOLOGIES from Saturnalia Books