The eighteenth in my monthly "spotlight" series, each featuring a different poet with a short statement and a new poem or two, is now online, featuring Ottawa poet Pearl Pirie.
The first eleven in the series were attached to the Drunken Boat blog,
and the series has so far featured poets including Seattle, Washington
poet Sarah Mangold, Colborne, Ontario poet Gil McElroy, Vancouver poet
Renée Sarojini Saklikar, Ottawa poet Jason Christie, Montreal poet and
performer Kaie Kellough, Ottawa poet Amanda Earl, American poet
Elizabeth Robinson, American poet Jennifer Kronovet, Ottawa poet Michael
Dennis, Vancouver poet Sonnet L’Abbé, Montreal writer Sarah Burgoyne,
Fredericton poet Joe Blades, American poet Genève Chao, Northampton MA
poet Brittany Billmeyer-Finn, Oji-Cree, Two-Spirit/Indigiqueer from
Peguis First Nation (Treaty 1 territory) poet, critic and editor Joshua
Whitehead, American expat/Barcelona poet, editor and publisher
Edward Smallfield and Kentucky poet Amelia Martens.
The whole series can be found online here.