October 2021: A guest post by John Nyman on exploring whiteness in Canadian poetry.
November 2021: A guest post by Carl Watts on modes of reviewing in Canadian poetry.
December 2021: Shane Neilson reviews a wokester’s book as the wokester would have, had he not gone respectable for the year his book was out.
January 2022: Part 1 of a long essay on Rob Winger’s selection by Dionne Brand
February 2022: Part II of that long essay. (Total of both pieces, about 10,000 words)
March 2022: An essay on
Best Canadian Poetry 2021
April 2022: A review of Bardia Sinaee’s
Intruder, as ruined by Kevin Connolly.
May 2022: A review of rob mclennan’s
Book of Smaller in his own style, as well as a parody of the 2022 Griffin jury deliberations
June-July 2022: Runaway Griffin Jury
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London at TAP Creativity March 24 2022
Toronto at Knife:Fork:Book March 27 2022
Kingston April 13 2022 7 PM Novel Idea POSTPONED FOR SUMMER
Montreal April 19 2022 6:30 PM LE RESERVOIR, 2nd Floor 9 Av. Duluty E.
Fredericton April 20 2022 6:30 PM Gallery on Queen
Petitcodiac Public Library April 21 2022 time 12 noon
Moncton Attic Owl Series April 21 2022 C’est La Vie Cafe 6 PM
Halifax Eve of Poetry Series April 22 2022 Halifax Public Library 7:30 PM
In December, my friend Jim Johnstone published
For the Living, a chapbook concerning . . . living persons! You can order it here.
In October, my friends at swallow::tale press published Revolutionary Doctrine of the True Faith. It’s WILD! And beautifully produced by Feyxuan who really knocks things out of the park, design-wise. Think of them when you’re book-ing! Order it here or if in Canada write me direct. Oh, and the chapbook was reviewed already at the mighty ! My gratitude to Diane Wiener! Wordgathering
(1) Cross-Pollinations appearance on Feb 23, 2022 (C-P is a really cool poetry-world interface that is a collaboration between the Health, Arts, and Research Centre out of UNBC and the League of Canadian Poets.) Click
here to view.
(2) Interview w/ Colleen Kitts of the CBC in New Brunswick on March 22, click