Monday, March 22, 2010

Hump Launch/ Tour

Hump Book Launch
McNally Robinson
1120 Grant Ave. Winnipeg, MB.
Wed May 5th at 7:00

Hump Tour Dates:
Elkhorn, MB on April 17, 2010
Moose Jaw, SK on April 18, 2010
Airdrie, AB on April 20, 2010
Lethbridge, AB on April 24, 2010

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Hump by Ariel Gordon

Hump is a mash-up of pregnancy-and-mothering poems and urban/nature/love poems that functions as an anti-sentiment manifesto from Winnipeg writer Ariel Gordon. Month by month, stanza by stanza, Gordon attempts to adequately represent the wonder and devilment of being-with-child. Hump is a love poem written simultaneously to a father and child, to a lover and the glimmer in his eye, and to a city that is gritty, faded, but still greener-than-most.

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Feature on Vox Populism

"The other half of this double bill is brought to us by Palimpsest Press, a tiny little press with a big heart. They’re based in Kingsville, Ontario (Essex Co, pop: 20k). Two books on the slate this year for Palimpsest. Do the right thing, readers, and look into picking up one or both. Shake the little guy’s hand and let him know he’s your friend..."