Yes, the rumours are true: we’re honoured that our chapbook A TRIP TO THE ZZOO has been shortlisted for the 2021 BPNICHOL CHAPBOOK AWARD!
? We owe many thanks to our publisher, Collusion Books, especially Andy Verboom for helping us bring A TRIP TO THE ZZOO into being. Thank you also to Meet the Presses for organizing the award, and to Jordan Abel + Jennifer LoveGrove for their adjudicative work … and a round of applause our fellow esteemed shortlisters: Manahil Bandukwala & Conyer Clayton, Terese Pierre and Matthew James Weigel
Excerpted from the latest review of A TRIP TO THE ZZOO (Collusion Books, 2020) by Bryce Warnes for THE PAMPHLETEER (a lovely site that focuses exclusively on discussing Canadian chapbooks, poetry zines, & ephemera): read the full review here
— wait, did you miss the COLLUSION Season 1 Launch Party when it went live? No worries, it’s still online, watch it today! The whole event (which celebrates the release of 3 different collaborative chapbooks, ours, plus ones featuring @conyerclayton + @manahilbanduk and Daniela Elza + Arlene Ang) clocks in at under 30min, and can be viewed in its entirety on the Collusion Books YOUTUBE Channel …