Wednesday, April 29, 2015
The Factory Reading Series: house event, with K.I. Press, May 24, 2015
The Factory Reading Series presents:
a reading/book launch by K.I. Press (Winnipeg)
lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Sunday, May 24, 2015;
4pm at Casa McNair/mclennan
(b.y.o.b.; coffee, tea + some light refreshments, possibly, provided)
2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa
K.I. Press is a Winnipeg writer originally from Alberta. She also happens to have an M.A. in English Literature from the University of Ottawa. Karen is the author of three previous books of poetry, including Types of Canadian Women (Gaspereau), and her new book is Exquisite Monsters (Turnstone). She teaches creative writing at Red River College.
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Saturday, April 25, 2015
some author activity: Whistle, Hancock, Rogal, Ladouceur, Hall + Massey,
Ian Whistle has a new poem up as part of AngelHousePress' National Poetry Month site; Damian Rogers selects Brecken Hancock to feature at All Lit Up; Stan Rogal, Brecken Hancock, Ben Ladouceur, Phil Hall and others are featured in an All Lit Up pdf poetry sampler for National Poetry Month; and Karen Massey has been posting poems to PoMoSco for National Poetry Month.
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Labels: alllitup, Ben Ladouceur, Brecken Hancock, Damian Rogers, Ian Whistle, Karen Massey, NationalPoetryMonth.ca, Phil Hall, poem, PoMoSco, Stan Rogal
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
The Factory Reading Series: Lusk, Dennis + Bradley, May 22, 2015
The Factory Reading Series presents:
Dorothy Trujillo Lusk (Vancouver)
Amy Dennis (UK)
+ Jamie Bradley (Ottawa)
lovingly hosted by rob mclennan
Friday, May 22, 2015;
doors 7pm; reading 7:30pm
The Carleton Tavern,
223 Armstrong Street (at Parkdale; upstairs)
Born in Deep River, Ontario and raised in Ottawa, Dorothy Trujillo Lusk [pictured] emigrated to the West Coast of Canada in 1974 and studied printmaking and painting at Camosun College and Vancouver School of Art. She is associated with Red Queen, Kootenay School of Writing and Pacific Institute for Language and Literacy Studies. Her books and chapbooks include Oral Tragedy (Tsunami Editions), Redactive (Talonbooks), Volume Delays (Sprang Texts), Sleek Vinyl Drill (Thuja) and Ogress Oblige (Krupskaya), with forthcoming titles including DECORUM and DAZZLE CAMO.
After receiving her MFA through the University of British Columbia, Amy Dennis continued her studies at Harvard University where she was asked to be a reader for The Harvard Review. In addition to publications in England and France, Amy Dennis' poetry has appeared in more than a dozen Canadian literary publications, such as CV2, Event, Queen's Quarterly, and Prairie Fire. Her poetry has been nominated for two National Magazine Awards and a Random House Creative Writing Award. She placed second in the UK’s National Bedford Open Poetry Competition. Most recently, her chapbook THE COMPLEMENT AND ANTAGONIST OF BLACK (OR, THE DEFINITION OF ALL VISIBLE WAVELENGTHS) was published by above/ground press in February of 2013. She now lives in the UK where she has recently completed her PhD on ekphrastic poetry.
Jamie Bradley’s poetry and reviews have appeared in journals including Descant, CV2, Rattle, Arc Poetry Magazine and bywords.ca, and in the chapbooks, Compositions (Angel House Press) and Dalhousie Blues (Ex-Hubris Press), as well as an above/ground press broadside. He is a contract professor in English at the University of Ottawa. He is launching his chapbook, Happens Is The Sun (above/ground press, 2015).
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Labels: Amy Dennis, Dorothy Trujillo Lusk, Jamie Bradley, The Carleton Tavern, The Factory Reading Series
Saturday, April 18, 2015
some author activity: Hajnoczky, Mangold, Pirie, Armantrout, Trivedi + Barwin,
Helen Hajnoczky has a new poem posted up at the Chaudiere Books blog as part of National Poetry Month, as does Sarah Mangold and Pearl Pirie; Rae Armantrout has a new poem up at Poets.org; Amish Trivedi participates in the "12 or 20 questions" interview series; and Gary Barwin is interviewed over at Touch the Donkey.
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Labels: Amish Trivedi, Chaudiere Books, Gary Barwin, Helen Hajnoczky, interview, Pearl Pirie, poem, Poets.org, Rae Armantrout, Sarah Mangold, Touch the Donkey
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
rob mclennan and Christine McNair interviewed by Jen Tynes, Horse Less Press
rob mclennan and Christine McNair were interviewed by Jen Tynes on their collaboration-in-progress, now posted over at Horse Less Press. Much thanks! So far, selections from the collaboration have appeared in the chapbooks Prelude (2012) and The Laurentian Book of Movement (2013), as well as in a small handful of journals.
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Saturday, April 11, 2015
some author activity: beaulieu, Anstee, Lea, Tokar, Cooley + Press,
derek beaulieu (pictured) is named the first artist in residence in the 124-year history of Calgary's Lougheed House, from May 1 to June 30, 2015; Cameron Anstee is profiled over at Apt 613; N.W. Lea is interviewed over at the Chaudiere Books blog; Janice Tokar has a new poem posted on the Chaudiere Books blog as part of Poetry Month; and Dennis Cooley and K.I. Press write on Turnstone Press for the CV2 blog.
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Labels: Apt 613, Cameron Anstee, Chaudiere Books, CV2, Dennis Cooley, derek beaulieu, interview, Janice Tokar, Karen Press, Nicholas Lea, poem, poet laureate, profile, Turnstone Press, writer-in-residence
Thursday, April 9, 2015
new from above/ground press: BRCA: Birth of a Patient, by Katie L. Price
Katie L. Price
DiagnosisI. Diagnostic ReportThe patient is a 23 year old female who presents with a palpable right breast mass. The patient states that she self palpated this mass last week. Patient states that she has no other medical problemsReal-time sonographic evaluation of the right breast was performed. The area of concern is located in the right breast at 10 o’clock one to 2 cm from the areolar margin. There is an irregular hypoechoic mass measuring 22 x 26 by 29 mm. The finding is highly suspicious for malignancy. In addition to the right axilla, there is a lymph node with effacement of the fatty hilum measuring 8 x 10 x 11 mm. A mammogram was deferred at this time as the patient missed her menstrual cycle last week and is not definitely certain of her pregnancy status. A mammogram is recommended at a later time once the pregnancy status is determined.II. Impression1. Irregular hypoechoic mass seen in the right breast at 10 o’clock. Biopsy is recommended. The mass is amenable to core needle biopsy or excisional biopsy. Both options were discussed with the patient. The patient desired to have a core needle biopsy and therefore she was scheduled for the procedure for later this week.2. Abnormal appearing lymph node seen in the right axilla. Fine needle aspiration is recommended.The above findings and recommendations were discussed with the patient. In addition, the result were discussed with of _____________ and 2:05 p.m.
a/g subscribers receive a complimentary copy
Katie L. Price’s writing—critical, creative, and other—has appeared in such venues as Fence, the Journal of Medical Humanities, Canadian Literature, and Jacket2. Originally from Utah, she resides in Philadelphia and Toronto. She currently works as a postdoctoral fellow at the Jackman Humanities Institute, serves as Interviews Editor for Jacket2, and co-directs the Philadelphia Avant-Garde Studies Consortium.
Produced, in part, as a handout at Buffalo Small Press Book Fair, April 18-19, 2015, from 11am-5pm at the Karpeles Manuscript Library Museum, Porter Hall, 453 Porter Avenue, Buffalo, NY. Much thanks to Chris Fritton for his help and support. http://www.buffalosmallpress.org/
To order, send cheques (add $1 for postage; outside Canada, add $2) to: rob mclennan, 2423 Alta Vista Drive, Ottawa ON K1H 7M9 or paypal at www.robmclennan.blogspot.com
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Labels: Buffalo Small Press Fair, chapbook, Chris Fritton, Katie Price
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
A short profile on The Factory Reading Series
The blog over at Quill and Quire has a short profile on The Carleton Tavern and our fantastic reading series, now up.
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Saturday, April 4, 2015
some author activity: Cain, Brockwell, mclennan, Pirie + dueck,
Stephen Cain has a new poem posted as part of the "Tuesday poem" series over at dusie; a new interview with Stephen Brockwell is now up at Jacket2; rob mclennan has a new poem up at Queen Mob's Teahouse; Pearl Pirie is interviewed over at Apt 613; nathan dueck has a new poem up at The Winnipeg Review; and rob mclennan even gets some Twitter-love from Daniel Handler (Lemony Snicket)!
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Labels: Apt 613, Daniel Handler, interview, Jacket2, Nathan Dueck, Pearl Pirie, poem, Queen Mobs Teahouse, rob mclennan, Stephen Brockwell, Stephen Cain, The Winnipeg Review, Tuesday Poem
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