Linda Besner

A poetry title to look out for this spring is the Id Kid, Linda Besner’s debut collection which is “crammed with tall tales, off-colour jokes and cockamamie theories”. Linda took time out from her busy schedule to answer my editing questions. While...

Jason Christie

Jason Christie has been published in numerous magazines, journals, and anthologies. He has also contributed as an editor, along with Derek Beaulieu and A. Rawlings, to the anthology Shift &Switch: New Canadian Poetry, published by Mercury Press in 2005. His books...

Pearl Pirie

Pearl Pirie’s second collection, Thirsts, is the 2011 winner of the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry. It will come out with Snare in Fall 2011. Her poems have appeared in places including ditch, anthology 4 (canadian) (innovative poets), PRECIPICe,...

Jacob McArthur Mooney

Jacob McArthur Mooney’s Vox Populism is indispensable. His Retail series preview upcoming poetry titles from Canadian presses, an ambitious undertaking that has helped to establish a platform for the discussion of Canadian poetry and poetics. Mooney’s also...

rob mclennan

Born in Ottawa, Canada’s glorious capital city, rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa. The author of more than twenty trade books of poetry, fiction and non-fiction, his most recent titles are the poetry collections Glengarry (Talonbooks, 2011), kate street (Moira,...

Robert Lee Brewer

Robert Lee Brewer is the editor of Writer’s Market, Poet’s Market and WritersMarket.com, in addition to maintaining the blog Poetic Asides. Brewer has published poems in several print and online publications, including Barn Owl Review, Otoliths, and OCHO. He was kind...