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1/7/2015 Event Review - Dorothy Wordsworth's Canada Day Poetry Party 2015

It may seem a bit of a mouthful but this was a wonderful way to spend a Wednesday, and indeed to celebrate Canada Day for the first time. 2,070 more words

Event Review

Saturday, May 30th

sounds of Niger

Mdou Moctar, “à la maison,” live, Niger (Ingall), 2013



reading table

Neither question nor assertion makes sense / when truth is a tone of voice.

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Music Clip Of The Day

Thursday, May 28th

How about something new?

PRISM Quartet and Steve Lehman (alto saxophone), excerpts from “15 Places at the Same Time” (S. Lehman), live, Philadelphia, 2014

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Karen Solie's The Road In is Not the Same as the Road Out, reviewed: Neither destination nor journey

The Road In is Not the Same as the Road Out
Karen Solie
House of Anansi
112 pages; $20

Though it shares pieces with her U.K.-published selected poems The Living Option, The Road in Is Not the Same Road Out is technically Karen Solie’s fifth book. 825 more words


Poetry Favorites: Marita Dachsel

Who is your favorite living poet?

Karen Solie

Who is your favorite dead poet?

Robert Louis Stevenson

What is your favorite poem of all time? 274 more words

National Poetry Month

Poetry reading and poetics talk by Karen Solie

Karen Solie read from her work as well as shared her views of contemporary poetics. Her poems are X-rays of our delusions and mistaken perceptions, explorations of violence, bad luck, fate, creeping catastrophe, love, desire, and the eros of danger, constantly exposing the fragility of the basis of trust on which modern humanity relies. 117 more words


PRISM's 2014 Poetry and Fiction Contests: The Winners!

Thanks once again to everyone who entered our Fiction and Poetry Contests for 2014. At last we can announce the winners as chosen by judges Joseph Boyden and Karen Solie! 54 more words