Ariel Gordon

Episode 111 – Mudlarking with Ariel Gordon

Recorded on November 28, 2023 Ariel is on the podcast as part of the thread we’ve been having this year: off-page, extra literary, which has included discussions of artists’ books with Barrie Tullett and Sarah Bodman, recording studios with Gareth Auden-Hole, Pakistani folklore with Nimra and Manahil Bandukwala, the alphabet with Johanna Drucker, and book…

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Episode 100: Christine McNair

Recorded on Friday, March 17, 2023 I speak to Christine McNair: book doctor, writer and dear friend as part of the page-adjacent, extra-literary thread this year. We are celebrating our 100th episode of the Small Machine Talks. She tells us she lives a life of books. We learn about her job as a book conservator…

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Episode 54: Interview with Monty Reid, director of VERSeFest

The Small Machine Talks with a.m kozak and Amanda Earl Monty Reid was born in Saskatchewan, worked for many years in Alberta, and now lives in Ottawa. His books include Garden (Chaudiere), The Luskville Reductions (Brick), and CrawlSpace(Anansi). Recent chapbooks include the nipple variations (postghost press), Seam (above/ground) and Site Conditions (Apt. 9). He has…

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