Arsenal Pulp Press

Craftivism: The Art and Craft of Activism  (Arsenal Pulp Press) edited by Betsy Greer is a diverse and intriguing collection of essays, interviews, and images that explore the work of craft-activist artists from around the world – the US, Canada, the UK, Australia, and Asia – through examples that include: community embroidery […]

Craftivism: The Art and Craft of Activism (Review)

Refining and defining your poetry is a life-long pursuit and a never-ending learning process. Actively working to improve your writing will bring you ever-closer to the kind of literary art you want to create. Here are 5 ways to improve your poetry and spark new ideas: 1. Write in Every […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Poetry and Spark New Ideas ...

How Poetry Saved My Life is a memoir, a call to action and a celebration of poetry. It’s honest and heartbreaking, it’s funny and exciting and it leaves the reader in a loving place. What more could you want? But enough of this preamble. The goods are in the conversation. […]

Poetry Saves Lives: A conversation with Amber Dawn

Barry Webster’s short story collection, The Sound of All Flesh, (Porcupine’s Quill) won the ReLit Award for 2005, and this past fall, his novel, The Lava in My Bones (Arsenal Pulp Press) was released. It’s exciting, poetic, funny, sexy and full of surprises. All the elements of a stellar book. What’s […]

Nature, Magic Realism & Monty Python: An Interview with Barry ...

Hoopla: the Art of Unexpected Embroidery, by Vancouver-based artist Leanne Prain, introduces readers to an alternative world of embroidery. A world where embroidery is not just limited to dated pieces found in your grandma’s living room, instead it features an array of artists and artworks ranging from Ray Materson, an […]

Hoopla: the Art of Unexpected Embroidery: Review