Thursday, March 6, 2008

new from above/ground press:

Samuel Hearne 1745-1792

Even at this hour I cannot
reflect on the transactions
of that horrid day
Without shedding tears

curse of canada
by Gregory Betts (St. Catharines ON)


also still available:
The Cult of David Thompson (2005)
by Gregory Betts

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.

Gregory Betts [see his 12 or 20 questions here] is the author of If Language (2005), and Haikube (2006). He lives in St. Catharines, Ontario, where he edits PRECIPICe magazine, curates The Grey Borders Reading Series, and teaches Canadian and Avant-Garde Literature at Brock University.

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