Cameron Anstee lives and writes in Ottawa, where he runs Apt. 9 Press and holds a Ph.D. in Canadian Literature from the University of Ottawa. He is the editor of The Collected Poems of William Hawkins (Chaudiere Books, 2015).
This week Poetry Cure was just the antidote we needed to the is-it-spring-yet blues and we finally cleared up how to correctly pronounce Pulitzer.
In Cameron Anstee's Book of Annotations (Invisible Publishing), he packs years of minimalist poetry practice into a collection of tight, jewel-like poems (like "Triptych", below). We chat with Cameron about his influences, his writing habits, and what he's reading now.
Live in our nation's capital? Book events are converging on Ottawa this week: poetry readings, open mics, and workshops galore. If you're not in the shadow of Parliament Hill, don't you frown: featured events are in Vancouver and Montreal, too. Let's get bookish.
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