Elena Karina Byrne: “Voyeur Hour”

Looking and looking causes time to open.
—Mark Doty

I love his eyes. They are little larger than what he sees.
—Paul Valery

Our eyes have become voracious like mouths.
—Ann Hamilton

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Poetry: David Alejandro Hernandez

Rasselas, Ch. 10

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Poetry: Rebecca Stoddard

from Spectator

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Susanne Dyckman interviews rob mclennan

Ottawa Birth Photography CM-1-6Born in Ottawa, Canada’s glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa. The author of nearly thirty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, he won the John Newlove Poetry Award in 2010, the Council for the Arts in Ottawa Mid-Career Award in 2014, and was longlisted for the CBC Poetry Prize in 2012. In March 2016, he was inducted into the VERSe Ottawa Hall of Honour. His most recent titles include notes and dispatches: essays (Insomniac press, 2014), The Uncertainty Principle: stories, (Chaudiere Books, 2014) and the poetry collection If suppose we are a fragment (BuschekBooks, 2014). An editor and publisher, he runs above/ground press, Chaudiere Books, The Garneau Review, seventeen seconds: a journal of poetry and poetics, Touch the Donkey and the Ottawa poetry pdf annual ottawater. In fall 2015, he was named “Interviews Editor” at Queen Mob’s Teahouse. He spent the 2007-8 academic year in Edmonton as writer-in-residence at the University of Alberta, and regularly posts reviews, essays, interviews and other notices at robmclennan.blogspot.com.

photo sd_2Susanne Dyckman’s most recent book is A Dark Ordinary (Furniture Press Books, 2016). She is also the author of equilibrium’s form (Shearsman Books) and three chapbooks. Her poetry has appeared in Volt, Fact-Simile, Ambush, Shadowtrain, and Touch the Donkey, among other journals, as well as in the Paper Kite Press and As if it Fell from the Sun (EtherDome) anthologies. She has taught creative writing at the University of San Francisco and San Francisco State University and currently co-edits Instance Press. She lives and writes in Albany, California.

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