Archive for January, 2010


As we move deeper into 2010, the covers of some of the year’s most anticipated Canadian books have been leaked. Here are some shots of the releases I’m looking forward to the most. 

Ray Hsu – Cold Sleep Permanent Afternoon
Nightwood Editions
Spring 2010



Shane Neilson – Complete Physical
Porcupine’s Quill
Summer 2010



Michael Lista – Bloom
House of Anansi Press
Spring 2010 



Evie Christie – The Bourgeois Empire
ECW Press
Fall 2010 



Ian Williams – You Know Who You Are
Wolsak and Wynn
Spring 2010 

January 31, 2010 at 11:35 pm Leave a comment

Blair Trewartha’s Break In

On Feb 4 Cactus Press will be launching Blair Trewartha’s first chapbook, Break In, along with MM13. As a preview you can read Procedures for Escape here. I’ve also posted the cover below. 

January 16, 2010 at 6:01 pm 1 comment

Almost everything I’ve written involves equal parts staring at the wall, googling, wishing I still smoked, writing and playing youtube deejay.

Evie Christie behind the 8-Ball. 

January 11, 2010 at 6:26 pm Leave a comment

Misunderstandings Magazine Issue 13

Cactus Press is pleased to announce the launch of Misunderstandings Magazine Issue 13, on February 4  at 8 pm. Join us at the Black Swan Tavern (154 Danforth Ave., Toronto) to celebrate. Readers will include:

Liz Howard
Matt Leslie
Michael Lista
Andrew McEwan
Nyla Matuk 
Robin Richardson

+ Blair Trewartha launching his new Cactus Press chapbook, Break In.

January 8, 2010 at 7:56 pm Leave a comment


A change in blog name to reflect my next collection of poetry. Details to come…

January 5, 2010 at 3:32 am Leave a comment


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