The twenty-sixth in my monthly "spotlight" series, each featuring a different poet with a short statement and a new poem or two, is now online, featuring Ottawa poet and editor Manahil Bandukwala.
first eleven in the series were attached to the Drunken Boat blog, and
the series has so far featured poets including Seattle, Washington poet
Sarah Mangold, Colborne, Ontario poet Gil McElroy, Vancouver poet Renée
Sarojini Saklikar, Ottawa poet Jason Christie, Montreal poet and
performer Kaie Kellough, Ottawa poet Amanda Earl, American poet
Elizabeth Robinson, American poet Jennifer Kronovet, Ottawa poet Michael
Dennis, Vancouver poet Sonnet L’Abbé, Montreal writer Sarah Burgoyne,
Fredericton poet Joe Blades, American poet Genève Chao, Northampton MA
poet Brittany Billmeyer-Finn, Oji-Cree, Two-Spirit/Indigiqueer from
Peguis First Nation (Treaty 1 territory) poet, critic and editor Joshua
Whitehead, American expat/Barcelona poet, editor and publisher Edward
Smallfield, Kentucky poet Amelia Martens, Ottawa poet Pearl Pirie,
Burlington, Ontario poet Sacha Archer, Washington DC poet Buck Downs,
Toronto poet Shannon Bramer, Vancouver poet and editor Shazia Hafiz
Ramji, Vancouver poet Geoffrey Nilson and Oakland, California poets and editors Rusty Morrison and Jamie Townsend.
The whole series can be found online here.