POETS OF THE MONTH DAY 14: Rita Wong

For Poetry Month, I’d like to bring to your attention poets that I’ve loved. Today, it’s Rita Wong: Her wiki: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rita_Wong An interview with her: http://www.openbooktoronto.com/greatcanadianwriterscraft/blog/great_canadian_writers_craft_interview_rita_wong http://canlit.ca/canlitpoets/poets/rita_wong Her poetry: *http://blogs.eciad.ca/ritawong/?page_id=5 * http://www.poetryinvoice.com/poems/fluorine * J28 by Rita… Continue reading

POETS OF THE MONTH DAY 12 & 13: Yasmin Ladha & Margarita Feliciano

For Poetry Month, I’d like to bring to your attention poets that I’ve loved. Today, it’s Kuldip Gill and Margarita Feliciano: A profile on the late poet: http://www.sikhchic.com/poetry/canada_loses_accomplished_poet_academic_kuldip_kaur_gill http://www.openbooktoronto.com/sheniz_j/blog/kuldip_gill Her poetry: Ghazal 1 by Kuldip… Continue reading

My new collection of poetry, THE ALIEN

The Alien is an exploration in isolation, disenfranchisement, and language in a galaxy that’s disconnected with the senses. I wrote this while struggling with the world inside my head and the ones that collide… Continue reading

POETS OF THE MONTH DAY 11: Timaj Garad

For Poetry Month, I’d like to bring to your attention poets that I’ve loved. Today, it’s Timaj Garad: Her website: http://fieldsofconcrete.blogspot.ca/ Her twitter: https://twitter.com/timajg Articles on her: http://www.uwimprint.ca/article/2921-uw-student-named-one-of https://uwaterloo.ca/social-development-studies/current-students/featured-students Her poetry:   Her next event:… Continue reading

POETS OF THE MONTH DAY 9 and 10: Lishai Peel and Janet Marie Rogers

(Busy weekend with a wedding. Thus I play a catch-up) For Poetry Month, I’d like to bring to your attention poets that I’ve loved. Today, it’s a double-bill, Lishai Peel and Janet Marie… Continue reading

POETS OF THE MONTH DAY 8: Marilyn Dumont

For Poetry Month, I’d like to bring to your attention poets that I’ve loved. Today, it’s Marilyn Dumont: Her wiki page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marilyn_Dumont http://www.brocku.ca/canadianwomenpoets/Dumont.htm Her poetry: http://www.canadianpoetries.com/poetries/2013/9/9/marilyn-dumont-three-poems http://phatitude.org/phatitude-magazine/marilyn-dumont/ An interview with her: http://lemonhound.com/2013/11/22/waaseyaasin-christine-sy-in-conversation-with-marilyn-dumont/ Where you can… Continue reading

POETS OF THE MONTH DAY 7: Andrea Thompson

For Poetry Month, I’d like to bring to your attention poets that I’ve loved. Today, it’s Andrea Thompson: Note: When I find a reader or a poet who hasn’t heard of Andrea Thompson,… Continue reading

POETS OF THE MONTH DAY 6: Ayesha Chatterjee

For Poetry Month, I’d like to bring to your attention poets that I’ve loved. Today, it’s Ayesha Chatterjee: Her website: http://www.ayeshachatterjee.com/ Twitter page: https://twitter.com/profoundpapaya An interview with her: http://www.openbookontario.com/news/road_ayesha_chatterjee_ifoa_ontario_interview_series Her poetry:   Snow . Don’t underestimate… Continue reading