The ninth issue of ottawater launches this week. Thursday, January 24 at the Carleton Tavern (233 Armstrong). Doors at 7:00, readings at 7:30.
As I mentioned, I have two new, weird, plundered poems in there. The full issue has work from: Steven Artelle, Gary Barwin, Jeff Blackman, David Blaikie, Frances Boyle, Ronnie R. Brown, Colin Browne, Murray Citron, George Elliott Clarke, Faizal Deen, Amanda Earl, Laura Farina, Jesse Patrick Ferguson, Mark Frutkin, Brecken Hancock, Carla Hartsfield, a.m. kozak, Ben Ladouceur, Nicholas Lea, Anne Le Dressay, rob mclennan, Cath Morris, Colin Morton, Alcofribas Nasier II, Peter Norman, Abby Paige, Pearl Pirie, Nicholas Power, Wanda Praamsma, Ryan Pratt, Roland Prevost, Monty Reid, Sonia Saikaley, Dean Steadman, Lesley Strutt, Rob Thomas, Lauren Turner and Vivian Vavassis. Artwork by: Andrea Stokes, Danica Olders, Genevieve Thauvette, Guillermo Trejo, Jeremy Shane Reid, Meagan Darcy, Mike Pender Peter Shmelzer and Stephen Frew.
You can never be sure who will show up to these launches, but you can be sure that an interesting cross-section of those names will be present. I’ll be there to read briefly. Will you?