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Episode 65: James Lindsay

James Lindsay is the author of Double Self-Portrait, Our Inland Sea and the chapbook Ekphrasis! Ekphrasis!. He is the co-founder of Pleasence Records and works in book publishing. “an interview is a kind of intimacy that must fail in order to be near to real.” from Dog Park James reads the title poem, “Double Self-Portrait”…

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Episode 64: Interview with Sachiko Murakami

Recorded on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 via Zoom Sachiko Murakami is the author of four collections of poetry. Her first collection, The Invisibility Exhibit (Talonbooks 2008), was a finalist for the Governor-General’s Literary award and the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award. She has also created many collaborative digital poetry projects, most notably Project Rebuild, a companion…

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Episode 63 – Interview with Dani Spinosa

The Small Machine Talks – Episode 63 Amanda Earl interviews Dani Spinosa Recorded on July 29, 2020 via Zoom Dani Spinosa is a poet of digital and print media, an on-again-off-again precarious professor, the managing editor of Electronic Literature Directory, a co-founding editor of Gap Riot Press, and the author of Anarchists in the Academy:…

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Episode 62: Interview with Justin Million – 5th Season Opener

THE SMALL MACHINE TALKS 5th season opener Hosted by Amanda Earl and a.m. kozak EPISODE 62 – INTERVIEW WITH JUSTIN MILLION Recorded on Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 3pm over Zoom Justin Million is the curator of the Show and Tell Poetry Series, and is a co-founder and the current poetry editor of bird, buried…

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The Small Machine Talks – Episode 61 Experiment-O Readers– Part III

Welcome to the Small Machine Talks. I’m Amanda Earl and this is Episode 61 and our third and final for now episode featuring contributors to Experiment-O. For this last episode on Experiment-O, I thought I would also talk a bit about some of the other work featured in the magazine by highlighting the work of…

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The Small Machine Talks – Episode 60: Experiment-O Readers & Friends – Part II

Welcome to the Small Machine Talks. I’m Amanda Earl and this is episode 60, the second part of our segment featuring contributors to Experiment-O. Since I talked about the magazine in the previous episode, I won’t repeat too much, except to say that it is an online pdf magazine that celebrates the art of risk…

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Episode 59: Cohost Zoom Reunion

The Small Machine Talks Episode 59 Writing and Reading During Covid-19 etc with a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl recorded via Zoom on Sunday, May 24, 2020 Profile by Jamie MacPherson: https://apt613.ca/tour-de-blogosphere-the-small-machine-talks-an-ottawa-poetry-podcast/ 1. INTRODUCTION – HOW HAS COVID-19 AFFECTED US, OUR WRITING ETC? how has COVID changed your reading/writing habits? Amanda: I’ve been trying to save…

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Episode 58 – Experiment-O – Part 1

The Small Machine Talks Episode 58: Experiment-O Part 1 with audio recordings. Episode recorded on Wednesday, May 6, 2020. Hello everyone and welcome to the Small Machine Talks Episode 58. For this episode I invited contributors to Experiment-O to send me their audio readings of their poetry. Experiment-O is an AngelHousePress publication. It’s published online…

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The Small Machine Talks Episode 57 Trees, Rain, Bicycles, Gardens, Wandering, Spring!

I open the episode with a reading of an excerpt from Samuel Beckett, Watt (Olympia Press, 1953). Good morning and welcome to the Small Machine Talks Episdoe 57. I’m alone again, recording the episode solo due to Covid-19’s physical distancing requirement. At this time, I find myself seeking out some of my favourite poems about…

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Episode 56: Solo Book Chat – Adele Barclay’s Renaissance Normcore and If I Were In A Cage I’d Reach Out For You

Episode 56: Adele Barclay’s Renaissance Normcore and If I Were In A Cage I’d Reach Out For You with Amanda Earl recorded on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 Hello everyone and welcome to episode 56 of the Small Machine Talks. I’m Amanda Earl and I’m recording the episode solo today from my home. My co-host, a.m….

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