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2 more sleeps before PULP Lit launch

Free Launch Party Reading: Wednesday, July 18, 2018, Another Bar, 926 Bloor St W, 6:00 – 9:00 pm https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/pulp-literature-toronto-launch-tickets-47407086873 Join PULP Literature for our first ever Toronto launch party. Managing editor and Allaigna’s Song author JM Landels, has been briefly lured away from the left coast and will be joined by local authors and poets Mary […]

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PULP Literature TO Launch

Good books for the price of a beer! Wednesday, July 18, 2018, 6-9 pm, Another Bar 926 Bloor Street West (2nd block W of Ossington) Join PULP Literature Press authors and editors for our first ever Toronto launch party. Managing editor and Allaigna’s Song author JM Landels has been briefly lured away from the left coast and will […]

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Dead Poets reading, 2017

I join 35 poets reading works by 35 dearly departed bards. Doors open at 6 pm on Tuesday (Dec. 19) with readings at 7:00 pm (and me in the first set). I perform a Pat Lowther cento — a poem of words by and about Pat Lowther. See you at The Supermarket, 268 Augusta, Toronto.

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Abyssinian Maid in CNQ100

My “Abyssinian Maid” essay launched in the landmark Issue 100 of Canadian Notes & Queries. Link here for sales venues across Canada. Congratulations to publisher Dan Wells and editor Emily Donaldson on CNQ’s 100th issue. Spoiler alert: the only whiff of poetry here pertains to the late poet, scholar, and artist Barker Fairley reciting Coleridge’s “Kubla Khan” while he […]

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What’s Your Score?

When the prolific poet, David W. McFadden, won the 2014 Giller Prize for Excellence in Poetry for What’s the Score? (Mansfield, 2013), my first poetry manuscript was still out in left field without a literary home. “David,” I asked, “what advice can you give me?” “Just keep writing and sending them out.” David was right. I kept […]

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some conditions apply

With gratitiude to Luciana Ricciutelli for fishing me out of her slush pile, I announce that my first poetry collection, some conditions apply, will hatch with Inanna Publications in 2019. I am proud to follow many fine writers into this creative stable.

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Fake Moose, Alternative Racks launches June 2, 2017

The Moosemeat Writers Group presents their 14th Annual Chapbook Launch Free admission, free fun, free door prizes, chapbooks $4 while quantities last…  

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Invite to write with Moosemeat Writers

Bring your notebooks, pens and pencils to explore how music-evoked imagery can round out characters and resolve stuck plots. When:  7-9 pm, Thursday, November 17, 2016 Where: The Central, 604 Markham Street (upstairs) Why:    A writers’ session — all genres and hybrids welcome Cost:    Free All art constantly aspires towards the conditions of music. […]

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Numéro Cinq July 2016

    “My First Job” was published Saturday, July 9, 2016, in Numéro Cinq, the literary web journal curated and published by Douglas Glover. For a comic sliver of my wild and wooly youth — with images and audio — http://numerocinqmagazine.com/2016/07/09/x/. But never mind me, enjoy the poetry, fiction and nonfiction on this splendid site.

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May Morning Glory Poetry Brunch, May 15, 2016

For those of you who cherish The Best Canadian Poetry, please join Molly Peacock, Lois Lorimer, Jim Nason & special guest Helen Humphreys as we insure another year of this anthology (and have brunch hors d’oeuvres, too).   Sunday, May 15, 2016, 11am-1pm The Wickson Social 5 St. Joseph Street, Toronto Contribution: $50.00* RSVP:  molly@mollypeacock.org We’d love […]

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