Visual Poem “A”

derek beaulieu by House of Blue Skies - RE:ACT Calgary Project
derek beaulieu, a photo by House of Blue Skies – RE:ACT Calgary Project on Flickr.

~ Derek Beaulieu

derek beaulieu is the author of five books of poetry, three volumes of conceptualfiction, over 150 chapbooks and one volume of criticism, Seen of the Crime, which was published by Snare Books in 2011. He is the youngest writer in Canada to have his papers collected in extensio by Simon Fraser University’s Contemporary Literature Collection and is the publisher of the acclaimed smallpresses housepress (1997–2004) and no press (2005–present). Beaulieu is the visual poetry editor at UBUWeb and teaches at the Alberta College of Art and Mount Royal University. In 2013 Wilfrid Laurier University Press is publishing his Writing Surfaces: The Selected Fiction of John Riddell (co-edited with Lori Emerson). 2013 also brings Wilfrid Laurier UP’s No more poetry, please: the selected poetry of derek beaulieu as edited by Kit Dobson and a new volume of visual poetry entitled Kern (Les Figues). Calgary has been his home for 35 years but he travels extensively to speak and read from his work internationally.

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