Nina Jane Drystek

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 86: Riverbed Reading Series

Recorded on January 22, 2022 nina jane drystek Ellen Chang-Richardson Riverbed Reading Series Fundraiser I speak with nina jane drystek and Ellen Chang-Richardson of the Riverbed Reading Series. I catch up with them about how they are doing now and their current creative work. There are some great scoops about forthcoming publications. Coven Editions Gap…

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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 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 46 – 4th Season Opener

The Small Machine Talks with a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl Episode 46, Season 4 Opener Recorded at Occo’s Kitchen and Bar on July 30, 2019 Season 3 Highlights and Season 4 & Beyond Plans Overview of Season 3 12 episodes most played – 38 – Bad Nudes with Thomas Molander and Fawn Parker with 153…

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