Amanda Earl is a poet, publisher and pornographer from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Amanda's most recent chapbooks are the 2012 chapbook Sex First & Then A Sandwich (her third chapbook with above/ground press) and Me, Medusa (Red Ceilings Press, UK, 2012). Her poetry appears in magazines such as Rampike, the White Wall Review, fillingStation, in addition to online and print journals in Australia, Canada, England, France, Ireland and the USA. Over the course of her research for this book, she has become fascinated with Montparnasse between the wars and is an avid appreciator of books, films, art and music from the era. Site: www.amandaearl.com; Twitter: @KikiFolle
Don't miss festivals like Vancouver Writers' Fest, International Festival of Authors, Bookfest Windsor, and the Stratford Writers' Festival, all starting this week!
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Tomorrow we celebrate our two years of internet life, and it has us wondering: how do other CanLit-ers get down? These ten books featuring party scenes and/or other literary bacchanals are sure to give us tips on what (or what NOT) to do for our second Birthday.
Avant-garde filmmakers often say that there is far more freedom in doing their work because they are almost entirely in control of it. Poets are also liberated in the mediums they choose. There are so many rhythms and fashions available to them and if the poet doesn’t find ... Read more
Alice Prin, better known as Kiki de Montparnasse, was a bonne vivant of the 1920s Paris scene. A fascinating woman who was both an artist and a muse to many throughout her lifetime, Kiki is still inspiring artists today. In her first full-length poetry collection, poet, and ... Read more
Not one, but TWO events this week feature pie, and one is as American as apple pie (because it's in the United States of America). Need we say more?
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