Thursday, February 26, 2015

Shopping Cart Pastorals & a Nature Poem: essays in The Goose

Shopping Cart Pastorals and a Nature Poem: my prose essay, photo essay, and poem now up at The Goose, the official publication of ALECC (Association for Literature, Environment, and Culture in Canada / Association pour la littérature, l'environnement et la culture au Canada).

View it here.

And an interview with me in the London Yodeller about my writer-in-residency in London, Ontario.

Can Creative Writing Be Taught?

An article that I wrote for Access, the London Public Library's magazine.

Friday, February 13, 2015

Stream Beetles Write their Bodies through Scientific Text

A colleague of mine who is a poet and and professor and researcher in ecology, Madhur Anand, invited several poets to engage with some of her scientific articles and create poetry. The article that I am exploring is this one about stream beetles. The idea is to create a poem based entirely on the text of the article. While I was exploring this idea, I ended up creating this visual based on a superimposition of some of the pages of the article.

Sunday, February 08, 2015

Video of my reading as featured reader at London Open Mic

A video of my February 4th reading as featured reader at London Open Mic with a lovely introduction by Kevin Hyslop, a writer and student at Western University.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

The many ears and eyes of poetry (including Moon Baboon Canoe)

Jacqueline Valencia's perceptive and inspiring writing in about the many ears and eyes of poetry includes a discussion of several books, including my Moon Baboon Canoe (Mansfield Press, 2014.)