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rob mclennan

Born in Ottawa in 1970 at the late lamented Grace Hospital on Wellington Street near Parkdale Avenue, rob mclennan currently lives in directly between Ottawa`s Chinatown and Little Italy neighbourhoods, and was called "Centretown`s poet laureate" by David Gladstone in The Centretown Buzz in the mid-1990s. The author of twelve previous trade poetry collections in Canada and England, he has published poetry, fiction, interviews, reviews and columns in over two hundred publications in fourteen countries and in four languages, and done reading tours in five countries on two continents. The editor/publisher of above/ground press and the long poem magazine STANZAS (both founded in 1993), the online critical journal Poetics.ca (with Ottawa poet Stephen Brockwell) and the Ottawa poetry annual ottawater (ottawater.com), he edits the ongoing Cauldron Books series through Broken Jaw Press, edited the anthologies Evergreen: six new poets (Black Moss Press), side/lines: a new canadian poetics (Insomniac Press), GROUNDSWELL: the best of above/ground press, 1993-2003 (Broken Jaw Press) and Decalogue: ten Ottawa poets (Chaudiere Books), and runs the semi-annual ottawa small press book fair, which he co-founded in 1994, currently under the umbrella of the small press action network - ottawa (span-o), which he also runs. Fall 2007 sees the appearance of a new poetry collection with Ireland`s Salmon Publishing, a collection of literary essays appears with Toronto`s ECW Press, and a title for Vancouver publisher Arsenal Pulp Press, Ottawa: The Unknown City. His online home is at www.track0.com/rob_mclennan, and he often posts reviews, essays, rants and other nonsense at www.robmclennan.blogspot.com.

Books by rob mclennan

Halt Which is Empty, A

by (author) rob mclennan

A perimeter

by (author) rob mclennan

Guthrie Clothing

The Poetry of Phil Hall, a Selected Collage

by (author) Phil Hall
introduction by rob mclennan

Notes and dispatches

by (author) rob mclennan

If suppose we are a fragment

by (author) rob mclennan

the uncertainty principle

by (author) rob mclennan

Ground Rules

The best of above/ground press 2003-2013

edited by rob mclennan

Mother Firth’s

by (author) rob mclennan

A (short) history of l.

by (author) rob mclennan

Glengarry

by (author) rob mclennan

Decalogue 3: ten Concrete/Visual poets

edited by rob mclennan

There is No Mountain

Selected Poems of Andrew Suknaski

by (author) Andrew Suknaski
edited by rob mclennan

Collected Sex

edited by rob mclennan & Barry McKinnon

wild horses

by (author) rob mclennan

missing persons

by (author) rob mclennan

gifts

by (author) rob mclennan

subverting the lyric

essays

by (author) rob mclennan

Ottawa: The Unknown City

by (author) rob mclennan

White

by (author) rob mclennan

The Ottawa City Project

poems by rob mclennan

by (author) rob mclennan

Decalogue 2

ten Ottawa fiction writers

edited by rob mclennan

Decalogue

ten Ottawa poets

edited by rob mclennan

stone, book one

by (author) rob mclennan

The Calgary Renaissance

edited by rob mclennan & derek beaulieu

what's left

by (author) rob mclennan

red earth

Poetry

by (author) rob mclennan

Side/Lines

edited by rob mclennan

Evergreen

Six New Poets

edited by rob mclennan
contributions by Laurie Fuhr & Jon Paul Fiorentino

Cyclops Review, The

edited by Jon Paul Fiorentino
by (author) Stephanie Bolster, Daniel Brooks, Robert Budde, Jason Camlot, Corey Frost, Kate Hall, Adrienne Ho, Clive Holden, Catherine Hunter, Monique MacLeod, Daphne Marlatt, Chandra Mayor, rob mclennan, David McGimpsy, Daniel David Moses, Hal Niedzviecki, John K. Samson, Steve Smith, Michelle Sterling & Kate Sterns

You & Your Bright Ideas

New Montreal Writing

edited by Andy Brown & rob mclennan

harvest

a book of signifiers

by (author) rob mclennan

some breaths

by (author) rob mclennan

Bury Me Deep in the Green Wood

by (author) rob mclennan

The Richard Brautigan Ahhhhhhhhhhh

by (author) rob mclennan

Written in the Skin

edited by rob mclennan