Monthly Archives: February 2020

Plugging Into the Current: The Immediacies of Daphne Marlatt’s Writing

I had a flurry of activity about a month ago. I prepared a talk for a poet’s society with which I was engaged for a couple of months to serve as a sort of “dress rehearsal” for a talk at … Continue reading

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A Time Before Slaughter/Pig War: & Other Songs of Cascadia

The tenth anniversary edition of A Time Before Slaughter is coming out on April 11 with a launch at Open Books. My publisher, Apprentice House, is adding a whole separate book to the new edition, Pig War: & Other Songs … Continue reading

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Interview with Shin Yu Pai (Ensō)

Shin Yu Pai‘s new book, Ensō is categorized as a künstlerroman, an artist’s novel, a class of bildungsroman or apprentice novel, that deals with the maturation of a young artist. Yet this is not fiction, it’s autobiographical poetry and prose. … Continue reading

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