Saturday, March 9th @ 8pm Hardscape/ABC Release Party Poet Andrew Spano and artist Ivana Masic present their new collaboration: a collection of poetry and art called HARDSCAPE/ABC, published by Atropos Press. There will be readings from the book, projections of the art,
The other night I was having dinner with my mother who asked me exactly what AWP was, and what I was going to be doing there. Since she'd visited me last year at the GC for the Chapbook festival, I
hold on to your seats, boys and girls. we've got a stellar line up for you next friday. your resolution for 2013? go to truly awesome, staggeringly blessed events where people like THESE share their hard work and talents with you.
I encountered Libby Scheier’s work for the first time in my late teens, when I first moved to Toronto. It was a perfectly synchronous moment – I was so hungry for directness, and Scheier serves it up in spades. I devoured everything of hers I could get my hands on, treating the collections as guidebooks on possible routes to the places I wanted to go in my own work. She wrote so angry, and so tender, and candidly addressed relationships, violence and agency in ways that are paint-strippingly clear.