Self-publishing is good for many things.
Tuesday, 2 November 2021
Saturday, 9 October 2021
I'll be at Western University on October 20
I'll be appearing at Western University, in London ON, on October 20 as part of the Write Now! series. I'll do a reading and a Q&A with the audience about poetry, writing, and publishing. Ask me anything!
It starts at 4pm in UCC56, and is free and open to Western students, staff and faculty. I'm looking forward to getting back to my UWO roots.
Find all the details here.
Thursday, 17 June 2021
The Ampersand Review of Writing & Publishing is set to launch June 23
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
Talking about Shared Universe, the future, and culture on My Summer Lair
Thanks to Sammy Younan for having me back to his pop culture podcast My Summer Lair to talk about my latest book SHARED UNIVERSE, the future, and the relationships between poetries and mass culture.
CLICK ON THE IMAGE TO GO TO THE PODCAST
Sunday, 28 March 2021
Monday, 22 February 2021
Parallel Careers: a new podcast from The New Quarterly hosted by Claire Tacon
It was a pleasure to be interviewed by the talented Claire Tacon for the new Parallel Careers Podcast from The New Quarterly: Canadian Writers & Writing. And I'm grateful for the music that Amadeo Ventura has written for this episode!
In this episode, I discuss discusses how, to become an artist, you must commit to a life-long process of learning. Here are some time markers for topics in this episode:
00:40 | My recent collection Shared Universe: New and Selected Poems 1995-2020
02:08 | The optimism of the atomic age and our current fixation with dystopia
08:26 | Helping students expand their work past preconceived boundaries of poetic form
11:44 | Ekphrastic poetry and its pitfalls
13:38 | Teaching a course on Self-Publishing at Sheridan College
17:10 | How literature can help shape the future
|Click here to go to the podcast.|
Saturday, 9 January 2021
My 2020 Shared Universe Pandemic Book Tour
My big cross-country 2020 book tour didn't turn out the way I had planned, but it was an interesting year to say the least, so I put together this little video to commemorate all the places I went to in 2020.