Wednesday, March 5, 2008

new from above/ground press:

map of edmonton (rossdale flats)


a thin blue line, eight thousand
itinerant turns

of the sun featured earth

spark, a long heat of fiction

its not a discovery
if they knew

drunk, cross
the high level bridge

festooned in air

vacant lot between building
& dance club

we dance, & we dance

just cause we have to

more than we want

map of edmonton (rossdale flats)
by rob mclennan (Ottawa)

publisht in Edmonton by above/ground press in an edition of 300 copies, March 2008. a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy. To order, add $1 for postage, & in Canadian currency; if sending from outside Canada, send in American, payable to rob mclennan, c/o 858 Somerset Street West, main floor, Ottawa, Ontario Canada K1R 6R7; above/ground press subscribers receive (honest!) a complimentary copy; calendar year subscriptions available for $40, & include chapbooks, broadsides, STANZAS magazine & The Peter F. Yacht Club.

rob mclennan lives in Ottawa, even though he was born there, once. The author of over a dozen books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, most recently Ottawa: The Unknown City (Arsenal Pulp Press), subverting the lyric: essays (ECW Press) and white (The Mercury Press), he is currently spending the 2007-8 academic year in Edmonton as writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta. He regularly posts reviews, essays, interviews and other bits of nonsense on his increasingly clever blog:

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