Wednesday, July 21, 2021

periodicities : a journal of poetry and poetics

Recently on periodicities: a journal of poetry and poetics:

reviews of new titles by Angela Szczepaniak (rob mclennan), John McDonald (Ethan Vilu), Vanessa Shields (Kim Fahner), Nora Collen Fulton (rob mclennan), Mark Callanan (Julian Day), Lydia Unsworth (Jérôme Melançon) and Rob Taylor (Kim Fahner);

new poems by Andy Weaver, Cinzia Farina, Chris Banks, Derek Beaulieu and Laura Kerr;

James Lindsay on his new above/ground press title; Jamie Townsend on their new above/ground press title; Conor Mc Donnell on his new above/ground press title;

"Three DATES" by Geoffrey Young; "On Langston Hughes and Watersheds" by Yvonne Blomer; "Flying is just falling with good PR: On Writing" by Gary Barwin, reflecting on his time as writer-in-residence at Sheridan College; and Genevieve Kaplan on the Toad Press International chapbook (translation) series;

Forthcoming: MANY OTHER THINGS! including Kim Fahner on Julian Day and Penn Kemp; Michael Sikkema on his new above/ground press chapbook; Shazia Hafiz Ramji interviews Stephen Collis; etcetera,

and a reminder: periodicities is open to submissions of previously unpublished poetry-related reviews, interviews and essays. Please send submissions as .doc with author biography to periodicityjournal (at)

For the time being, submissions of previously unpublished poetry will be by solicitation-only, with the exception of translated works (which you should very much send along).

periodicities: a journal of poetry and poetics,
founded March 2020
edited and lovingly maintained by rob mclennan
built as a curious extension of above/ground press (b. July 9, 1993

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