Review: Climbing Out of Other People’s Hands by Ian Martin

You really can't go wrong with a poet who has a good sense of humour. Ian Martin is one of my favourite poets, and his 2016 chapbook¬†Climbing Out of Other People's Hands¬†just proves that I'm right. Martin's work always treads the careful line between pathos and dry humour, bringing the surreal just that little too … Continue reading Review: Climbing Out of Other People’s Hands by Ian Martin

Zine Review: ‘Greek Goddesses: A Beginner’s Guide’ by Sarah Julian

I was at CanZine Ottawa over the weekend and picked up some fabulous independent zines! For those unfamiliar, zines are small, handmade or independently-made magazines; kind of like pocketbooks or broadsides, usually no more than 10 pages. Sometimes they're photocopied, other times (especially in the last decade) they're made on the computer and then printed … Continue reading Zine Review: ‘Greek Goddesses: A Beginner’s Guide’ by Sarah Julian