MY COVID kitty is a preloved, rehomed four-year-old named Raven, who is as beautiful as she is bossy. Definitely a trickster. Last I checked, the lease is still in my name, but otherwise she rules. *** Being housebound during the first COVID-19 lockdown in Spring 2020 made me realize the mouse infestation in my downtown […]
Read Claire Molyneux’s review: The New Zealand Journal of Music Therapy. http://maryrykov.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/NZJMT2020Review_ClaireMolyneux-RykovReview.pdf
The 2020 Summer sale continues on the Innanna Publications website for all their wonderful titles! Use this code — summer20 — when processing your book orders. Link to order some conditions apply here: https://www.inanna.ca/product/some-conditions-apply/
Sunday, 19 July 2020, 2:00–4:00 pm, PST, we launch Pulp Literature Issue 27 with readings and revelry. Our summer launch will be held in the virtual reading room of our Discord channel. We’ll have readings from authors Kate Felix, Mitchell Toews, Kim Harbridge, Crystal Bourque, R Daniel Lester, Hannah van Didden, Kim Martins, Mary Rykov, […]
I look forward to another virtually free reading from some conditions apply on Saturday, 18 July 2020, 4:00 pm EST. I hope you can join me then. Better still — stay for the entire festival of readings and workshops. Register at this Eventbrite link.
This virtual celebratory event features Heather Babcock, author of Filthy Sugar, Nina Munteanu, author of A Diary in the Age of Water, Ruth Panofsky, author of Radiant Shards: Hoda’s North End Poems, and Mary Rykov, author of some conditions apply. What’s not to celebrate? Please join us! Books will be discounted by 30% during this launch event, and an Author Q & A […]
While many may have learned how to bake bread during pandemic isolation, I finally forced myself to self-video a poem reading from some conditions apply, which released May 8 and formally launches with Toronto LIT UP and Inanna Publications on June 18. In the meantime, I’m grateful for the invitation to read “an upbeat poem […]
Starting today — my book birthday — some conditions apply is available for sale from Inanna Publications. Order your copy now. Celebrate with me today at 1 pm EST by joining the Pulp Literature Press Pandemic Live Stream Reading Series – Episode 7 on their YouTube channel to hear my first reading from the new book and two Pulp […]