21 October 2006


rob mclennan and Stephen Brockwell
11:30 a.m.
Thursday, November 2
UNBC (Room 7-152)

rob mclennan currently lives in Ottawa. The author of ten previous poetry collections, he has two more forthcoming: name, an errant (2006, Stride: UK) and The Ottawa City Project (2007, Chaudiere Books: Ottawa). He has a number of recent chapbooks, including g h o s t s (Furniture Press: Columbus, Ohio), common knowledge (Pooka Press: Vancouver), & carnage (As We Try & Sleep: Winnipeg) & his poetry, fiction & critical work has appeared in over one hundred journals and anthologies in ten countries & three languages. The editor/publisher of above/ground press and the longpoem magazine STANZAS (both founded in 1993), he edits the cauldron books series through Broken Jaw Press, has edited sections of Australia’s online Jacket magazine, and recently became an editor of the American on-line journal Drunken Boat. He edits the online journal Poetics.ca (with Ottawa poet Stephen Brockwell).

(above photo by Stephen Brockwell)

Stephen Brockwell lives in Ottawa. He is the author of The Wire in Fences, The Cometology (ECW Press, 2001) and Fruit Fly Geographic (ECW Press, 2004). He has written reviews and articles for The Danforth Review, Rubicon and Books in Canada. Recent work has appeared in Arc, Prairie Fire, the Fiddlehead, the Antigonish Review, and Queen St Quarterly.


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