Compiled and introduced by Rob Taylor Poet and editor Elise Partridge passed away in early 2015, months shy of seeing the publication of her third poetry collection, The Exile’s Gallery (Anansi, 2015), and soon after poems from that book appeared in...
Interview by Matthew Walsh
Catriona Wright, poetry editor for The Puritan, an online magazine based out of Toronto, came to Vancouver recently to promote her debut poetry collection, Table Manners, at the Tonic Reading Series in June. The poems in this collection move with amazing precision and never go stale, leaving the reader with a richer vocabulary. Wright is a poet with a sharp eye and endless imagination. In this interview, we talked about food, inspiration, and how this book came together in what can only be described as a poetic feast for the mind.
In May of this past year Kevin Spenst had the good fortune to interview Ken Norris, one of Canada’s most prolific and original poets. From his first collection in Montreal in the 70s, Norris has written in a wide variety of forms in a plethora of places across the country. The following exchange took place over the second half of May: Continue reading INTERVIEW: KEVIN SPENST TALKS TO KEN NORRIS