Nicole Markotic is a poet, novelist, and critic. Her poetry books include Bent at the Spine (BookThug), Minotaurs & Other Alphabets, and Connect the Dots (Wolsak & Wynn); her novels are Yellow Pages (Fitzhenry & Whiteside) and Scrapbook of My Years as a Zealot (Arsenal Pulp Press).
Venture out to one of these great literary events in your area this week, including the Trillium Award 30th Anniversary Readings in Ottawa and the Read Local BC readings (x2!) in Vancouver.
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ALERT aspiring poets: two paths diverged in a yellow wood, and you can write about both of them in your very own, made-it-yourself chapbook in today's edition of do-lit-yourself. All it takes is ten minutes and a couple of household items, so you could make one for your potential ... Read more
As National Poetry Month draws to a close, we only have a few more stops on our Poetry City tour. Today's poem finds us in La Belle Province, in Montreal to be specific, in a addition to a few other geographical locations. From award-winning poet Nicole Markotić, "Not Christakos ... Read more
Poetry lovers, it's that time of year once again, the most wonderful time of year... it's National Poetry Month! Pardon us for our excitement, but as a group of Canadian literary publishers that has produced 160 poetry collections over the last year alone, NPM is like Christmas, ... Read more
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