Monthly Archives: October 2012

INTERVIEW WITH MONTREAL POET KATHARINE BEEMAN

Katharine Beeman is a Montreal poet, translator, and activist.   Beeman is the writer of the chapbooks A Swamp And Forest Inlander Meets The Sea and Direct and Devious Ways.  Her poetry has been featured in many magazines and poetry anthologies. Beeman … Continue reading

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A SWAMP AND FOREST INLANDER MEETS THE SEA

A Swamp And Forest Inlander Meets The Sea By Katharine Beeman Reviewed by Jorge Antonio Vallejos Chapbooks are so overlooked in the publishing world.  Even poets these days usually bypass the chapbook stage and go straight for the gusto: a … Continue reading

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BCP READS @ WE ARE WHO WE ARE

We Are Who We Are was one of the best events I have ever participated in. The ultra diverse group of performers read poems, danced burlesque, sang songs in their languages, and much more. To say We Are Who We … Continue reading

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WE ARE WHO WE ARE

We Are Who We Are By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo by Tanis Dejarlais “I am my mother!” I said to the crowd before I read my poems at George Brown College last Wednesday.  I was performing at an event called … Continue reading

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OP ED: THE ROMNEY DOCTRINE

The Romney Doctrine By Dr. Gene Grabiner In May of 2012, Mitt Romney made his now famous 47% speech to a secret group of very wealthy donors. In this presentation, we see the “Romney Doctrine” in full relief. In fact, … Continue reading

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BCP READS AT INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF POETRY OF RESISTANCE #4

Last Sunday I had the honour of reading at the 4th International Festival of Poetry of Resistance alongside some very fine poets. Some of the poems I read were never read in front of an audience before. Other poems were … Continue reading

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PUTTING YOURSELF OUT THERE: ADVICE FROM CHRYSTOS ON PUBLIC READINGS, AND A POEM BY BCP

Putting Yourself Out There: Advice from Chrystos on Public Readings, and a Poem from BCP By Jorge Antonio Vallejos Photo by Jeannine Pitas I participated in the International Festival of Poetry of Resistance #4 last Sunday.  And I’m participating in We … Continue reading

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