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Rusty’s Reading List 2017 | October 22, 2017

White Spider

(Not actual cover)

This is certainly the smallest chapbook I have ever read as Conyer Clayton’s mini chapbook (designed by Pearl Pirie from the look of things), is made up of a single piece of paper, cleverly folded.

I picked this up at the recent Arc reading where Clayton appeared as the recent winner of the Diane Breber Prize. This is the second time I have seen her in recent memory (the other being the Anniversary edition of Sawdust), and both were very solid readings. She is a talented poet and I look forward to hearing more from her.


Books read in 2017

Spider in a White Suit – Conyer Clayton
Room #40.2
Dangerous Animals Club – Stephen Tobolowsky
oratorealis #2.2
Since February – Poetry by V
Coke Machine Glow – Gordon Downie
A Feast for Crows – George R.R. Martin
The Malahat Review #198
Selected Poems of Robert Frost
Stickboy – Shane Koyczan
On Equilibrium – John Ralston Saul
ARC Poetry Magazine #78
The Anthropocalypse is Nigh… – Shayne Avec I Grec
The Associate – Phillip Margolin
Peter F. Yacht Club #25
Forth-seventh birthday – rob mclennan
Li’l Bastard – David McGimpsey
Love is a Tree you Planted – Mary Pinkoski
oratorealis #3
Muybridge’s Horses – Rob Winger
Trouble Boys – The True Story of the Replacements – Bob Mehr
A Magical Mystery Tour – Inside the Coach House Press
Arc Poetry Magazine #80
Dancing Alone – William Hawkins
Peter F. Yacht Club #24
Canticles I (MMXVI) – George Elliott Clarke
Touch the Donkey #9
Touch the Donkey #12
Arc Poetry Magazine #81
The Emperor of Water Clocks – Yusef Komunakaa
Warhorses – Yusef Komunyakaa
The Mosquito Coast – Paul Theroux
Guff Ink – Wes Ryan
Hurting God – Rita Ann Higgins

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