Poetry

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 82: Coven Editions

Recorded on Nov 29, 2021 Visit Coven Editions https://www.coveneditions.com/ and buy chapbooks. We discuss the beginnings of Coven Editions, the collaboration between the founders, Emilia Morgan and Stephanie Meloche. We discuss individual chapbooks, broadsides and the online magazine, deathcap. We share our love for handmade chapbooks, paper and all things small press. Emilia and Stephanie…

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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 53- Interview with Ellen Chang-Richardson

Episode 53: The Small Machine Talks with a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl Interview with Ellen Chang-Richardson Recorded on Sunday, December 8, 2019, 2pm Ellen Chang-Richardson is an emerging poet, writer and copyeditor based in Ottawa & Toronto. Recipient of the 2019 Vallum Award for Poetry, her work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such…

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Episode 51: Interview with Mailyne K. Briggs and Shery Alexander Heinis – In Our Tongues Reading and Art Series

Recorded October 6, 2019. We interview Shery and Mailyne about their forthcoming series for BIPOC writers and musicians debuting at the Origin on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. We talk about the goals of the series to provide a welcome and enriching environment that centers Indigenous and racialized writers and musicians in Ottawa. Mailyne K. Briggs…

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Episode 50 – Interview with Justin Louis Labelle

The Small Machine Talks Episode 50 with a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl Interview with Justin Louis Labelle Justin Louis Labelle’s completed projects explore the possibilities of sequenced visual storytelling and the polysemous nature of symbols and signs. His work has been shown in Canada, Sweden and Italy. He currently resides in Uppsala, Sweden and teaches…

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