Sunday, February 27, 2011

new from above/ground press: metric: a collaboration of small poems by Lea Graham and rob mclennan

by Lea Graham + rob mclennan

published in Ottawa by above/ground press in an edition of 250 copies.
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy
write for submission/subscription info, c/o 858 Somerset
Street West, main floor, Ottawa ON K1R 6R7,
or check out or

These poems were composed March 24 + 26, 2006 in Ottawa at Pubwell’s Restaurant, 96 Preston Street. Some have appeared previously in The Capilano Review’s collaboration issue and online at

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2 & in US $) to rob mclennan, 858 Somerset Street West, main floor, Ottawa Ontario Canada K1R 6R7.

Lea Graham’s first book of poems, Hough & Helix & Where & Here & You, You, You, is forthcoming summer of 2011 through No Tell Books. Her poems, collaborations, reviews and articles have been published in or are forthcoming in journals such as Notre Dame Review, American Letters & Commentary, American Poetry Journal and Sentence. Recently, her work was included in the anthology, Gatherings: Fifteen Poems/Poets, through Haybarn Press. She has translations forthcoming in The Alteration of Silence: Recent Chilean Poetry through the University of New Orleans Press. She is currently Assistant Professor of English at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York. She was born in Memphis, Tennessee and grew up in Northwest Arkansas. Her first poetry chapbook, Calendar Girls, was published by above/ground press in March 2006.

Born in Ottawa, Canada’s glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa. The author of more than twenty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, his most recent titles are the poetry collections Glengarry (Talonbooks, 2011), kate street (Moira, 2011), 52 flowers (or, a perth edge) (Obvious Epiphanies, 2010) and wild horses (2010), and a second novel, missing persons (2009). An editor and publisher, he runs above/ground press, Chaudiere Books (with Jennifer Mulligan), The Garneau Review (, seventeen seconds: a journal of poetry and poetics ( and the Ottawa poetry pdf annual ottawater ( He spent the 2007-8 academic year in Edmonton as writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta, and regularly posts reviews, essays, interviews and other notices at

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