Dennis Cooley

The Small Machine Talks to Pearl Pirie, Episode 71

Pearl Pirie is a queer concussed writer living in rural Quebec. Her poetry collection, the pet radish, shrunken (Book*hug, 2015) won the Archibald Lampman Award. Her manuscript Thirsts won the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry and was published in 2011. Her first trade collection was been shed bore (Chaudiere Books, 2010). Her poems have…

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Episode 70: The Small Machine Talks with Sacha Archer

Recorded on Sunday, November 15, 2020 Sacha Archer lives in Ontario, Canada with his wife and two daughters. He is the editor of Simulacrum Press. Archer’s latest chapbooks are Lines of Sight (nOIR:Z, 2020) and Houses (no press, 2020). Forthcoming chapbooks include Models (Simulacrum Press) and Framing Poems (Timglaset). His concrete poetry has been exhibited…

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Episode 68: Interview with Klara Du Plessis

recorded on October 29, 2020 via Zoom Klara du Plessis is a poet, critic, and literary curator. Her debut collection of multilingual long poems, Ekke, won the 2019 Pat Lowther Memorial Award, was shortlisted for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, and garnered much critical acclaim. She lives in Montreal and Cape Town. In her second…

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The Small Machine Talks Episode 52 Book Club with a.m. kozak, Fiona Mitchell, Helen Robertson, Amanda Earl and Hiram Larew,

The Small Machine Talks Episode 52 Book Club with a.m. kozak, Fiona Mitchell, Helen Robertson, Amanda Earl and Hirem Laraw, recorded on Sunday, November 17, 2019 Fiona Ann Mitchell is a poet from Ottawa, Ontario and holds a MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Victoria. Her work can be found in Freefall, The…

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Episode 48 – Interview with Nina Jane Drystek

The Small Machine Talks co-hosted by Amanda Earl and a.m. kozak Episode 48: Interview with Nina Jane Drystek Recorded on August 15, 2019, Ward 14 nina jane drystek is a poet, writer and performer based in Ottawa. her poetry has appeared in Canthius, talking about strawberries, the DUSIE: Tuesday poem, Bywords.ca, in/words, ottawater, small talk…

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