I didn’t know this was going to be the last photo of my sweet McFeely Jane, but she died later that night, with me by her side and Riker and the cats nearby. I adopted her about six months before the pandemic hit. She spent her early years living beside a highway in rural Mexico…
Word on the Street
My first in-person event for The Cyborg Anthology will be happening on Sat June 11, from 6-7pm at Queen’s Park Circle in Toronto. Get a glimpse of the future—and the strange new denizens who live there—as we continue to hurtle through space and time together. A poetic sci-fi panel featuring Ben Berman Ghan, Lindsay B-e,…
Mixtapes, Burnt CDs, Nostalgia
My therapist told me there was something cosmic going on with nostalgia right now when I talked about listening to old mixtapes. So I loaded a bunch of them into my Spotify if you feel like getting nostalgic with me xo.
SFU Lunch Poems
I’m excited to virtually return to my alma mater for a reading on Wednesday, May 19. 12pm Pacific Time. 3pm Eastern Time. “The raison d’être of Lunch Poems is to invite and welcome everyone to enjoy poetry in a relaxed and casual atmosphere, whether you are new to poetry or have had a long romance…
I’m participating in an event next Saturday, rescheduled due to technical difficulties unfortunately, it’ll be streamed here: VERSEFEST. SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL Saturday Nov 14 • 7:30pm–8:30pm Eastern One of the poems from The Cyborg Anthology was translated into French for the festival. Merci! Read it here.
The Cyborg Anthology Trailer, Launch
Please join Toronto Lit Up and Brick Books for the virtual launch of Lindsay B-e’s The Cyborg Anthology. Featuring Cyborg poetry readings by Larissa Lai, Ryan North, Tyler Pennock, and Irfan Ali. There will also be prizes and a live Q&A with the author. A special thanks to McNally Robinson Booksellers in Saskatoon and Another…
Poetry is Dead Cows
I’ve got a poem in the final issue of Poetry is Dead Magazine. It’s the “Small Town” issue and my poem is about an incident outside of Clavet, SK where a train ran over a bunch of cows. You can purchase a copy here. The launch is next week in Toronto and I’m looking forward…
I feel strange about this poem now. I wrote it about my fear of Kierkegaard’s death, and when he passed away in December, a few days short of his 14th birthday, I was across the world from him in New Zealand. To quote my own poem, his demise also “happened offscreen”. I’m still quite sad…
Peach Mag Poem
I’ve got a poem about eating bugs in this anthology: With You: Withdrawn Poetry of the #MeToo Movement. You can purchase a copy at the Peach Mag link above. All profits from the anthology go to the TIME’S UP Legal Defense Fund.
Our Cyborg History
I’ve got a chapbook released through bird, buried press! The launch is this Saturday. (event link) It’s a selection from The Cyborg Anthology, with exclusive poems that aren’t in the full collection. The chapbook will be available for purchase through the bird, buried press Etsy page. Images: Andy Carroll