Edmonton poet, essayist, photographer, and novelist Shawna Lemay has launched a wonderful new online poetry magazine called Canadian Poetries (can you hear the “trees,” see the “tries”?). The site includes poetry, poets writing about art, poets telling secrets about their work, and poets in conversation with one another about poetry.

I was pleased to be […]

On Gifts and the Given

It’s been ages since I’ve made time for this poor neglected blog of mine. Not that I haven’t thought about it: I have. But life, as it does, has gotten in the way. Still, I want to make space to be here every now and then, tapping out the tentative thinking that arises each day, […]