Saturday, February 11, 2012

above/ground press at AWP, Chicago, with a new rob mclennan chapbook

Goldfish: studies in fine thread,
rob mclennan

Produced for the sake of FREE DISTRIBUTION at the Association of Writers and Writers Programs Conference, March 2-4, 2012, in Chicago Il (table i20). Thanks much to the dusie kollektiv, Black Radish Books, Marthe Reed and Laura Goldstein for assistance (see facebook invitation to find the table and reading event here!).

Otherwise, to order a copy: $4

For Christine McNair
; originally written and produced in an edition of one copy for our first anniversary, November 5, 2011. Remember, remember.

published in Ottawa by above/ground press
February 2012
a/g subscribers receive complimentary copies

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 grief notes: (BlazeVOX [books], 2012), A (short) history of l. (BuschekBooks, 2011), Glengarry (Talonbooks, 2011) and kate street (Moira, 2011), 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

To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2) to: rob mclennan, 402 McLeod St #3, Ottawa ON K2P 1A6 or paypal at

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