Monday, January 28, 2008

new from above/ground press

FYRE
Catherine Owen

ALBERTA SERIES #5
42 pages, 8 1/2 x 11

produced in an edition of 200 numbered copies in Edmonton, Alberta by above/ground press a part of above/ground press’ ALBERTA SERIES, January 2008.

designed by mdesnoyers

Catherine Owen [see her 12 or 20 questions here] has been publishing and performing poetry since 1993. Her work has appeared in periodicals such as The Dalhousie Review and Poetry Salzburg. Titles include: Somatic – The Life and Work of Egon Schiele (Exile Editions 1998), nominated for the Gerald Lampert Award, The Wrecks of Eden (Wolsak and Wynn, 02), shortlisted for the BC Book Prize, and her new collections, Shall: ghazals (Wolsak and Wynn, 06) and Cusp/detritus (Anvil Press, 06), both longlisted for the Relit Prize, while the latter made the shortlist for the George Ryga award for socially conscious literature. A selection from Seeing Lessons, on the pioneer photographer, Mattie Gunterman was recently nominated for the CBC Literary Awards. Her poems have been translated into Italian (Caneide with Joe Rosenblatt, 05) and Korean. She has a Masters degree in English (Simon Fraser University, 01), collaborates with painters/dancers, practices photography, and plays bass/sings in the blackmetal band, INHUMAN.

Mail all your money (payable to rob mclennan) to:

rob mclennan, writer in residence
Department of English and Film Studies
University of Alberta
3-5 Humanities Centre
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E5

$6 (+ $2 for postage; outside Canada, $6+2$ US)
(while supplies last; produced in a numbered run of 200 copies)

above/ground press subscribers rec' a complimentary copy; 2008 subscriptions still available

Sunday, January 20, 2008

new from above/ground press

Dirty Work
Natalie Simpson
ALBERTA SERIES #4
42 pages, 8 1/2 x 11


produced in an edition of 200 numbered copies in Edmonton, Alberta by above/ground press a part of above/ground press’ ALBERTA SERIES, December 2007.

designed by mdesnoyers

Natalie Simpson’s first collection of poetry, accrete or crumble, was published by LINEbooks in 2006. She has also published chapbooks through housepress, MODL press, aboveground press, NO press, and edits all over. More of her poetry can be found in Shift & Switch: New Canadian Poetry (The Mercury Press) and Post-Prairie: An Anthology of New Poetry (Talonbooks). Natalie [see her 12 or 20 questions here] is a former managing editor of filling Station magazine, and she lives in Calgary.

An earlier version of Dirty Work appeared as a limited edition chapbook with No Press (#14), Calgary, in 2005.

Mail all your money (payable to rob mclennan) to:
rob mclennan, writer in residence
Department of English and Film Studies
University of Alberta
3-5 Humanities Centre
Edmonton, AB T6G 2E5

$6 (+ $2 for postage; outside Canada, $6+2$ US)
(while supplies last; produced in a numbered run of 200 copies)

above/ground press subscribers rec' a complimentary copy; 2008 subscriptions still available

Thursday, January 3, 2008

a review of Eric Folsom's NORTHEASTERN ANTI-GHAZALS

Montreal's Brian Campbell was nice enough to review an Eric Folsom chapbook of ghazals I published a while ago; although I do have copies left [check this link for ordering information], it'll be at least two months before I'm back in my apartment, if anyone is interested in ordering copies...