Kingston’s ArtFest II hosted dozens of outdoor readings on a beautiful July 1 weekend, including the great reading I shared with (from left) Betsy Struthers, Elizabeth Greene and Heather Cadsby.
I’ll be reading with other fine poets on the banks of the St. Lawrence at the Kingston Artfest. My reading is on Sunday, July 3, at noon, but it is part of a three-day event that looks well worth travelling for in a beautiful spot for a summer’s weekend.
Here is a link to an article I wrote some time ago for the On Writing series at rob mclennan’s Ottawa Poetry Newsletter:
Another chapter from Rob McLennan’s historical review of literary presses in our town, Ottawa. This one is about the micropress I started to make chapbooks for friends:
Recently, rob mclennan interviewed me about Ouroboros, the small literary press I edited in the eighties. For a glimpse of the literary culture as it was back then, click here.
Beginning with the opening frames of Primiti Too Taa, the typewriter-animated film I teamed up with Ed Ackerman on back in 1986, this doc reminds us of the beautiful young dreamer Ed was and show us an older Ed still clinging to his dream, in conflict with a bull-dozing Winnipeg city council. A moving story.