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Spreading words

In February I attended Stuart Ross‘ excellent Poetry Boot Camp. I’d never attended a poetry workshop before, but it sounded fun, and it was — even if it was also a lot of pressure. A dozen poems, written in the space of a few hours, in front of other people…not how I usually work, but my discomfort […]

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Shelf Life: April 2012

April seemed to be a month for poetry and reading books for Broken Pencil reviews. 36. Attack of the Copula Spiders, by Douglas Glover (Biblioasis, 2012) The subtitle proclaims this a collection of essays about writing, and while the first two may be construed as such, the remaining essays are primarily concerned with reading. It’s a great

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