Thursday 25 September 2014

All Lit Up is an online retailer for independently published Canadian literature!

Do you want to buy my new book, but aren't near an independent bookseller and don't want to shop at a big box store or unethical online retailer? The solution is finally here: the All Lit Up bookshop!

This initiative of the Literary Press Group gives readers a much needed alternative to the big box and online bookselling monopolies. Check it out! 

Friday 19 September 2014

Monday 15 September 2014

I'm appearing at Word on the Street in Toronto on Sunday, September 21st.

Julie Joosten (Light Light, BookThug 2013) and I will be at the Great Books Marquee at Toronto's Word on the Street on Sunday from 3:15 to 3:45 pm. Here's the bumf:

Julie Joosteen and Paul Vermeersch are two writers who aren’t afraid to experiment with language and form. Join them as they present their newest poetry collections, which consider the past and its influence on the present and meditate on what awaits mankind in the future.

Sunday 14 September 2014

I'll be reading at the Ottawa Writers Festival on October 26th.

I'm coming to Ottawa for a reading in the Ottawa Writers Festival on October 26th. Here's the information: 

ARC POETRY presents Canada/Australia with Bonny Cassidy, Natalie Harkin, Paul Vermeersch, and Vera Wabegejig. 
Fox and Feather, 2nd Floor 283 Elgin St.  
6:30 pm.
Admission: Free.
For over 30 years, Arc Poetry Magazine has been bringing great poetry to readers in Canada and beyond. Don’t miss this exciting evening of acclaimed work from Canada and Australia. A poet and lecturer at RMIT University in Melbourne, Bonny Cassidy joins us with her latest collection, Final Theory Natalie Harkin is a Narungga woman, a member of the Chester family in South Australia, and a poet who has worked in the Indigenous higher education sector. Poet, editor and teacher Paul Vermeersch joins us from Toronto with his fifth acclaimed collection, Don’t Let It End Like This Tell Them I Said Something Vera Wabegijig, a Nishnaabe writer, blogger, media artist and mother living in Nepean, appears with her debut collection, Wild Rice Dreams.

Tuesday 2 September 2014