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Episode 89 – The Blasted Tree

recorded on Thursday, April 21 http://www.theblastedtree.com/ https://theblastedtree.bandcamp.com/ I speak with Kyle Flemmer of the Blasted Tree about the inspiration for the press, its beginnings in 2014, how it works, who he has published, and what’s in store for the future. We talked about falling in love with chapbooks. I suggest Kyle could be a superhero…

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Episode 87: Gap Riot Press

The Small Machine Talks Episode 87: Gap Riot Press recorded on Thursday, February 24, 2022, https://www.gapriotpress.com/ Season 7 Launch Party Podcast Interviews Dani Spinosa Leavings by Kate Siklosi (Timglaset Editions) We talk about the origins of the press, Dani and Kate’s friendship, the joys of making chapbooks, friendships, gaps in teeth, collaborating with authors, anarchy…

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Episode 77: Dominik Parisien

The Small Machine Talks, Episode 77 with Dominik Parisien Recorded on Thursday, June 24 Side Effects May Include Strangers (McGill-Queens University Press, 2020) We, Old Young Ones (Frog Hollow Press, 2019) We discuss our friendship, which began in 2008/2009 through U of Ottawa’s Cafe Nostalgica reading series, the New Stalgica run by Sean Moreland. Dominik…

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The Small Machine Talks to Subhraj Singh about the poetic elements of music- Episode 73

For a few years, I’ve been wanting to do an episode on how music is poetry, the idea that music contains poetic elements. My friend and brilliant musician, Subhraj Singh kindly agreed to have a discussion with me on the subject. In this episode we talk about various songs. For a few years, Subhraj and…

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Episode 67: Gary Barwin

The Small Machine Talks Interviews Gary Barwin Episode 66 Recorded on October 15, 2020 http://serifofnottingham.blogspot.com/ Latest visual poetry book: Ampers&thropocene (Penteract Press) https://penteractpress.com/store/ampersampthropocene-gary-barwin Gary’s interview on the Penteract Press podcast https://penteractpress.com/p-p-p/2020/8/26/episode-14-gary-barwin-ampersampthropocene-launch We have a fascinating and inspiring conversation about visual poetry, language and text, its interaction with the world. We discuss his videos, process, the…

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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 49: Interview with Jason Christie

The Small Machine Talks with a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl Episode 49 – Interview with Jason Christie With humour, humility, intelligence and hope, Jason shares his thoughts on his book, poetry, chaos as creativity generator, nature, technology and the Monster at the End of This Book. We talk about Jason’s latest book, Cursed Objects (Coach…

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Episode 5

a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl discuss recent and upc…

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