Tag Archives: Canadian poets

When Cancer Meets Poetry

I am honoured to be included in the recently launched book from Mansfield Press: Another Dysfunctional Cancer Poem Anthology, edited by Priscila Uppal (RIP) and Meaghan Strimas. As many of you know, I have now survived (or am in a … Continue reading

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Nanaimo poet pens book about Hep C Journey

For Immediate Release January 29, 2016 Nanaimo poet pens book about Hepatitis C journey Award-winning poet Kim Goldberg never thought she would live to see a cure for Hepatitis C. When the cure arrived and Goldberg reaped the victory, it … Continue reading

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Prairie Fire – Latest issue now out

The latest issue of Prairie Fire magazine just launched, and I’m inside along with a bunch of other fab writers/poets from across Canada. Award-winning dub poet and spoken-word performer Lillian Allen is on the cover. Lillian delivered the 2014 Anne Szumigalski Memorial … Continue reading

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Poetry Launch: Fishing for Mermaids

March 16, 2014 My friend and colleague Mary Ann Moore will be launching her first full-length poetry collection, Fishing for Mermaids, on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 1:00 pm at the Bethlehem Retreat Centre in Nanaimo (2371 Arbot Road). All welcome! … Continue reading

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Happy 80th Joe Rosenblatt!

My friend and colleague Joe Rosenblatt turned 80 on Boxing Day. And a bunch of us artsy fartsy types (plus a few real people who’ve done an honest day’s work) celebrated the grand occasion at Joe & Faye’s home in … Continue reading

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RYGA Has Gone Online

With its sixth issue (Summer 2013), RYGA: A Journal of Provocations has moved online where it can be read and downloaded for free. And I am pleased to report that I have four poems in this issue: Detritus Shortly before … Continue reading

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Crab Dock (Poem)

Crab Dock by Kim Goldberg cold bites my mittens with pincushion puppy teeth gnawing my fingertips        stubble-face men fumble in sacks, lash slippery chicken breasts into crab traps twist and… sploosh! gulls shriek like grannies, leap from the sea, float … Continue reading

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The New Quarterly

Wow! Check out the fantastic cover art on the latest issue of The New Quarterly, which just landed on my doorstep this morning. Beaut! It’s a close-up from a much larger painting, “Folksinger”,  by artist Greg Kirch in Waterloo, Ontario. I … Continue reading

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Piggy Lipstick Queen by Joe Rosenblatt

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URGENT: Tree Poems Needed to Halt Logging

September 11, 2013 UPDATE: It worked! This forest has now been SAVED and protected for perpetuity! Read the story here in the Langley Advance.  Original November 26, 2012 posting: The Han Shan Project: An Urgent Call for Poems about Trees from … Continue reading

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