Call for Submissions: FEMMECRAFT (issue of GUEST)

G U E S T Guest editors: Kate Siklosi and Dani Spinosa Theme: Femmecraft We are currently seeking submissions for an issue of G U E S T, a literary journal of guest editors, that focuses on experimental and visual poetry that is handcrafted, one-of-a-kind, and/or interested in the domestic arts. In today’s literary artsContinue reading “Call for Submissions: FEMMECRAFT (issue of GUEST)”

Give Us the Black Prometheus: Canisia Lubrin’s Voodoo Hypothesis and the Anthropocene

This paper was originally presented as part of the Text/Sound/Performance conference at University College Dublin on Saturday, 27 April 2019.  This is my first attempt at writing a conference paper on a book of poems that have been written with words that have meanings and are meant to be read. I am trying something new. My primaryContinue reading “Give Us the Black Prometheus: Canisia Lubrin’s Voodoo Hypothesis and the Anthropocene”

Launch of Anarchists in the Academy

I’ll be launching the book that this blog birthed, Anarchists in the Academy: Machines and Free Readers in Experimental Poetry (University of Alberta Press) on Thursday, 21 June, 2018 at Unlovable in Toronto. Starts at 8:00pm. There will be snacks and drinks and books for sale, and the lovely Matthew Godfrey (DJ name TBA) will beContinue reading “Launch of Anarchists in the Academy”

New Chapbook: Glosas for Tired Eyes (no press, 2017)

I’ve published a chapbook of vispo typewriter glosas with Derek Beaulieu’s no press. Copies are available online through Beaulieu’s website here or by emailing me. Limited edition run like a bootleg record or an expensive action figure. From Beaulieu’s site:  Taking inspiration from 8 different prominent visual poets, Spinosa has created a series of feminist andContinue reading “New Chapbook: Glosas for Tired Eyes (no press, 2017)”

Resist Much/Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance

Hi Readers and Friends, If you like poetry and hate oppressive governments, misogyny, racism, transphobia, homophobia, and ESPECIALLY if you are goddamn tired of conceptualism, have I got a poetry anthology for you! I have a poem in Resist Much/Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance and it is just a stellar collection. First of all, theContinue reading “Resist Much/Obey Little: Inaugural Poems to the Resistance”

Work in progress: Suci Vidal

Slittinus g her wrists like a Stoic with laurel trees imported from Italy, buy”> om Itat, the Lisbons’ station wagon tri ason waged to sneak by in the darkness. We saw at once tippaw at hat Bonnie, as children ts As chiwe had expected, Cecilia merely seemed balanced on the pole like a girwole liymnastContinue reading “Work in progress: Suci Vidal”