War Canticles George Elliott Clarke Vallum Chapbook Series, 2022 35 pp I was married to a ghost on a mountain in northwest Seoul back in 1994. A trivial enough anecdote; I mention it to suggest that I might know a shaman when I see one. George Elliott Clarke is a shaman. […]
George Elliott Clarke reads an excerpt of WAR CANTICLES
George Elliott Clarke reads an excerpt of his chapbook War Canticles.
Scott Cecchin Reads an Excerpt of HOUSE
AND HERE THEY DREAM (ii) Then the hallways multiplied. Your aunt was there, wandering, a book held in her hands. She’d sewn patterns into the pages, but many were still blank. She approached you, urgently: “I need help with this one,” she said, pointing to the book—at which point you left the dream. […]
Poetry Pop-Up at Librairie St-Henri Books | Aug 13th
Join us on Saturday August 13th from 12 – 4 pm for a poetry pop-up. Featured poets will be in the store, ready and equipped with a typewriter to write poems upon request. Say hi, browse their chapbooks, books and check out the store!
VALLUM CHAPBOOK AWARD 2022 WINNER
We are thrilled to announce the winner of this year’s Chapbook Award!
New Chapbook from George Elliott Clarke | War Canticles
More than a decade after George Elliott Clarke’s first Vallum chapbook, The Gospel of X, we are thrilled to announce the publication of War Canticles in a limited edition of 125 copies. And we’re publishing it in the spring, rather than the fall, because it’s been a long, difficult winter and we deserve some poetry! Visit […]
Heather White | Excerpt from DES MONSTERAS, Winner of the 2021 Vallum Chapbook Award
Excerpt from DES MONSTERAS signal bars | wi-fi | time | headphones | battery <DES MONSTERAS …….share | send To lose someone when they, or you, are still new is to lose whatever was real and also all the possibilities. In my first year my mother was often whisked to hospital. I assume that […]
Paul Muldoon | Excerpt from THE BANNISTERS
Excerpt from The Bannisters MAYDAY 1 The desert would be an ocean were it able to withhold its judgment on wavelet after sand-wavelet and suspend itself over its own floor. 2 It’s not only death’s a Great Leveller. 3 The desert has its own version of spume, its own version of spindrift— that flurry of […]
Nicole Brossard | Excerpt from A TILT IN THE WONDERING
from A Tilt in the Wondering 15 je dois decider du nombre de fois si le mot nuit peut se reproduire seul et immense on vit avec des yeux on vit avec de la nuit mathématique sentiment de vertige je dois me rapprocher au figuré de l’intime 16 la dernière page est pleine de douceur […]