The Small Machine Talks - Episode 35The Small Machine Talks - Episode 35

The Small Machine Talks

Episode 35 - with a.m. kozak and Amanda Earl

Recorded on Sunday, July 15, 2018


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We discuss events over the last six weeks, beginning with the Ottawa Small Press Book Fair, Spring Edition.

Links and mentions include

above/ground press

Chaudiere Books

shreeking violet press

40-watt spotlight

Gap Riot Press (Toronto)

Baseline Press (London)

Apt. 9 Press

bird, buried press (Peterborough)


Coven Editions

Arc Poetry Magazine

Puddles of Sky Press (Kingston)


Stuff Amanda picked up at the fair

Kate Siklosi,  Coup (The Blasted Tree)

flash haiku contest – Amanda’s win

We talk about visual poetry.

Chuqiao Yang, Reunions in the Year of the Sheep (Baseline Press)

Margaret Christakos, Social Medea v---s Virtual Medusa (Gap Riot Press)

illiterature 8 (Puddles of Sky Press)

Train : a journal of introduction

Conyer Clayton, Undergrowth (bird, buried press)


The post fair at the James Street Pub #MichaeleCasteels #jwcurry


Artist Tom Fowler

Artist Colin White (who was not at the fair)


Additional Events – Tomson Highway at Library and Archives

Conyer Clayton and Nathanael Larochette,

Shery Alexander Heinis at Tree

Sawdust: Margo Lapierre, Manahil Bandukwala; Allie Duff poems on the life of Lucia Joyce; Monty Reid


The Next Wave launch at Pour Boy


Final Tree of the season w/ rob mclennan and Tanis MacDonald, who read from her books and also from Gush: Menstrual Manifestations for Our Times


the Wild Herb walk with the Ottawa Tea Guild


Avant Garde reading with Stuart Ross, Jaimie Forsyth and Steve Venright – A Feed Dog Book imprint


Aaron’s literary events


Hybrid Heaven launch


 Delet This, MLA Chernoff

 Let This Be The End Of Me, JC Bouchard

 with guests, Lauren Turner, We're Not Going To Do Better Next Time (Knife Fork Book, 2018), Catherine Fatima, Sludge Utopia (Book Thug, 2018)

Jordan Moffatt.


Mallory Tater and Curtis LeBlanc at Beyond the Pale


Rahila’s Ghost Press


Aaron talks about non literary events, including the Montreal Jazz Fest and Ottawa’s Glow Fair, Fringe Festival, Dragon Boat, CSArts Talk back where audience asks playwright, actors and director questions


Recent Reads 51.14


Aaron has been reading Erin Robinson’s Rag Cosmology (Book Thug)


101.38 Ghost City Press Microchapbook Series


1.04. 55 Upcoming events – check the calendar

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