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TCR 3.31 Launch

TCR 3.31 Launch
Join us on at 7pm Friday, June 23rd (downstairs at 281 Industrial Avenue) for the launch of our most recent issue, TCR 331 guest edited by listen chen.

Launch for TCR 3.30 (Fall 2016)

Launch for TCR 3.30 (Fall 2016)
Join us for an evening of readings, conversation, music, and more than one kind of stew. Copies of the new issue will be available for purchase.

TCR 3.29 // Eye to Eye

TCR 3.29 // Eye to Eye
Eye to Eye (TCR 3.29), a co-production with Presentation House Gallery, features close to fifty writers responding to exactly thirty-five ...

SMALL CAPS Presents *Fables of a Bunk Future* by Michael Loncaric, Michelle Helene Mackenzie and Justin Patterson

SMALL CAPS Presents *Fables of a Bunk Future* by Michael Loncaric, Michelle Helene Mackenzie and Justin Patterson
SMALL CAPS is pleased to present Fables of a Bunk Future, a multimedia chapbook by Michael Loncaric, Michelle Helene Mackenzie ...

BREAKFAST CLUB with CAConrad

BREAKFAST CLUB with CAConrad
Friday, May 13 @ 10:30am 281 Industrial Avenue (upstairs)

GROUP THERAPY with Jasmine Gibson

GROUP THERAPY with Jasmine Gibson
Saturday, April 30 @ 4:00-6:00pm  

CAConrad & Rae Armantrout

CAConrad & Rae Armantrout
Friday, May 13 @ 7:00pm 281 Industrial Avenue (downstairs)

Mercedes Eng + Jasmine Gibson at Gallery Gachet

Mercedes Eng + Jasmine Gibson at Gallery Gachet
On Friday, April 29, 2016 @ 7:00pm join us at Gallery Gachet for an evening of poetry and other talk ...

SMALL CAPS presents Jordan Scott's *Clearance Process* with an audio composition by Jason Starnes and a companion essay by Alison Dean

SMALL CAPS presents Jordan Scott's *Clearance Process* with an audio composition by Jason Starnes and a companion essay by Alison Dean
SMALL CAPS is pleased to present Clearance Process, a multimedia chapbook by Jordan Scott with an audio composition by Jason Starnes. In ...

"If that’s outsider art then I never want to be indoors" -- Guinevere Pencarrick interviews Perro Verlag's Jo Cook in TCR 3.28

There isn’t a form on this planet that a renegade publishing house and a nut like me wouldn’t turn on ...

Meryl McMaster in TCR 3.28

Meryl McMaster in TCR 3.28
"In contrast to Cindy Sherman’s staged self-portraits, McMaster’s tableaus appear less as a form of self-aware play acting or identity ...

Future Concrete | readings & future soup

Future Concrete | readings & future soup
Join the poets involved in Unit/Pitt Projects' exhibition Future Concrete: Poetry After This for an evening of readings at TCR's ...

Anne Boyer seminar & supper

Anne Boyer seminar & supper
On Saturday, February 27th, join us for a free seminar with visiting poet Anne Boyer followed by a friendly potluck ...

SMALL CAPS presents Mercedes Eng's *prison industrial complex explodes*

SMALL CAPS presents Mercedes Eng's *prison industrial complex explodes*
SMALL CAPS is pleased to present prison industrial complex explodes, a multimedia chapbook by Mercedes Eng. If a regular PDF ...

Listen to George Elliott Clarke's "Post-Bellum Negro Inventory" in TCR 3.27

Canada's new parliamentary poet laureate, George Elliott Clarke, featured in TCR 3.27 (Fall 2015). Congratulations, George!

Winter Solstice Concert Friday Dec 11

Winter Solstice Concert Friday Dec 11
Join TCR poets as they collaborate with Music on Main composers & performers. Heritage Hall on Main St at 8pm.

SMALL CAPS is born!

SMALL CAPS is born!
SMALL CAPS is a multimedia chapbook series published by The Capilano Review. Some of our favourite writers, artists, and musicians ...

The Chilliest Night: A Reading and Eat-In

The Chilliest Night: A Reading and Eat-In
Join us on December 10th for a poetry reading and some free meat-free freedom chili at our new office! Featuring: ...

Snacking Off with Aisha Sasha John

Snacking Off with Aisha Sasha John
There is a relationship is there not between what goes in and what comes out. Coffee, “breakfast,” lunch, snack. Chips, ...

Listen to Natalie Knight's "The life of Bobbi Lee is about why we must talk" in TCR 3.27

Purchase the digital edition of TCR 3.27 for many more readings from the Fall issue! Featuring George Elliott Clarke, Dorothy Trujillo Lusk, Chris ...

The Swoon From Which It Is Re-engendered

The Swoon From Which It Is Re-engendered
O Vancouver, I chant or Kant or simply can’t say when Olson first arrived and read to you and what ...

Ruth Cuthand in TCR 3.27

Ruth Cuthand in TCR 3.27
"I think of the process of 'budding', in which a disease replicates and exhausts the energy of its host cell, ...

Myfanwy MacLeod in TCR 3.27

Myfanwy MacLeod in TCR 3.27
Coinciding with her solo show The Private Life of the Rabbit at Vancouver's Or Gallery this month, we are happy ...

Read an excerpt from Danielle LaFrance's "See You Next Tuesday: A Walk and a Talk with Dorothy Trujillo Lusk" in TCR 3.27

This walk and talk was recorded in multiple parts, over nearly eight hours, on September 15, 2015. It began on ...

Fred Moten presenting a partial correspondence, in lieu of a lecture, on entanglement

Fred Moten presenting a partial correspondence, in lieu of a lecture, on entanglement
The Western Front and The Capilano Review present a talk & poetry reading by Fred Moten:  Sunday, October 25 @ ...

TCR's 2015 Writer-in-Residence: FRED MOTEN

The Capilano Review is pleased to welcome Fred Moten as its 2015 Writer-in-Residence. During his visit, Moten will be leading two ...

Roy Kiyooka Audio Assemblage

Roy Kiyooka Audio Assemblage
Audio assemblage of Roy Kiyooka reading from "Summer Back Door Rain," "Trudi & I Talking," "No. 5 North," Shinkichi Takahashi’s "Snow Wind," "She Said She Tore the Veil Off the Face of…," and "Nevertheless These Eyes," compiled by Deanna Fong.

Jamie

Jamie
Forever indelible, but written in air.

Karl Siegler remembers Jamie Reid

Karl Siegler remembers Jamie Reid
Jamie Reid: In Memoriam April 10, 1941—June 25, 2015

Jamie Reid 1941-2015

Jamie Reid 1941-2015
TCR salutes poet and longtime supporter of the magazine. 

Pacific Poetries events

Pacific Poetries events
The launch of TCR's upcoming issue + readings + screening of videos + panel discussion June 20, 2015 at 8pm, doors 7:30

Diyan Achjadi & Glen Lowry: Fab Pac! in TCR 3.26

Diyan Achjadi & Glen Lowry: Fab Pac! in TCR 3.26
Pacific? Fabulous! up!speaking, taunting, inquiring, our writer-artists set out to cut across the surface of Magellan’s tabula rasa, losing and ...

Read an excerpt from Jules Boykoff's "Ode to Working Group II" in TCR 3.26

When the seagulls follow a trawler, it’s because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea. Thank you very ...

Read an excerpt from Yeow Kai Chai's "A Reprieve, or A Sunday Afternoon at the Padang" in TCR 3.26

They feel it, even before they see it coming over the horizon. For a few hours, the view is clear, ...

Andrew Klobucar: Net Value: A Review of Christopher Vitale's Networkologies

Andrew Klobucar: Net Value: A Review of Christopher Vitale's Networkologies
  It’s difficult to overvalue the network either in terms of a concept or an apparatus in this cultural moment. ...

This is a Text

This is a Text
A workshop with Jacqueline Turner Saturday, June 20, 2 – 4 pm, VIVO Media Arts

Peter Culley 1958-2015

Peter Culley 1958-2015
We're shattered by the news of Peter's death. A superb writer, wonderful person, and a solid supporter of TCR. The ...

A Green College Chronicle

A Green College Chronicle
by Erín Moure, 11 April 2015

"20 Ki Adam$@iiitsTn'nikott.siuax JJap'|otskTnax ki pain"

Danielle LaFrance on Rachel Zolf’s Janey’s Arcadia (Toronto: Coach House, 2014)

Robin Blaser at Naropa University 2004. Listen to an excerpt here and read the whole interview in TCR 3.25.

Robin Blaser at Naropa University 2004. Listen to an excerpt here and read the whole interview in TCR 3.25.
Soma Feldmar interviews Robin Blaser

Read the intro to “A Rhythm Party” folio in TCR 3.25:

Invitation: As for the poem, I claim rhythm's major role in its constitution of language-subjects. Because rhythm is no longer, ...

Read an excerpt from Broc Rossell's poetry sequence in TCR 3.25:

Down the down street listing glassward your ear the open always over another pavement down to the light now I ...

From the archives:

From the archives:
Read an excerpt from Robin Blaser's “Letter from a Student – Letter to a Student,” published in TCR 2.13 (Spring 1994).

4th Annual Blaser Poetry Award Winners

4th Annual Blaser Poetry Award Winners
Congratulations to this year's winner and runner-up in our Blaser Poetry Award contest.

AUDIO: George Bowering's "Grandfather" . . .

AUDIO: George Bowering's
an audio compilation by Deanna Fong

George Stanley on Duncan, Spicer, Blaser

George Stanley on Duncan, Spicer, Blaser
In his interview with Miriam Nichols (TCR 3.24), George Bowering says, of Robert Duncan's and Jack Spicer's estimation of Robin ...

AUDIO: George Bowering's "Raspberries"

AUDIO: George Bowering's
Jesus Ramirez and Meghan Gilhespy perform George Bowering's "Raspberries"

ERÍN MOURE on George Bowering's

ERÍN MOURE on George Bowering's
"Irritable Reaching" from Delayed Mercy 1986.

Louis Cabri's review of Ron Silliman

Louis Cabri's review of Ron Silliman
Ron Silliman, Against Conceptual Poetry (Denver, CO: Counterpath, 2014).

Margaret Atwood on George Bowering and 1960s Montreal

Margaret Atwood on George Bowering and 1960s Montreal
Read an excerpt from Margaret Atwood’s “George Bowering and The Gangs of Kosmos” from TCR 3.24:

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