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BRICOLAGE, A Gathering of Centos: Come to the Sept. 23 launch and preorder now!

Aeolus House will launch JC’s book of centos in September.Here’s a link to the publisher’s Facebook post https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=239590398043322&id=103141498354880 BRICOLAGE, JC’s first collection of found poetry, comes out under her pseudonym, A. Garnett Weiss. Why a pseudonym? “I wanted to distinguish this type of poetry from the lyric or narrative work that I write. Adopting a […]

Posted on 30 July 2021 | 4:56 pm

JC’s poem published in Silver Birch Press “How to” series

Here’s the link to JC’s poem, “How to find your voice,” in the current series offered by California-based Silver Birch Press (SBP). https://silverbirchpress.wordpress.com/2021/03/31/how-to-find-your-voice-by-jc-sulzenko-how-to-series/ “I took a quasi prose poem approach in this topic,” JC explained. “I love singing and had confidence in my strong voice and ability to sing on key. It came as a […]

Posted on 1 April 2021 | 6:25 am

Happy Birthday, Billy Collins

Writing as A. Garnett Weiss, JC was delighted to contribute her cento, “How the voices of light enter the body,” to the tribute video assembled for the former US Poet Laureate’s 80th birthday, March 22. The poem draws lines unaltered, apart for purposes of grammar or punctuation, from Billy’s collection, “Sailing Alone Around the Room.” […]

Posted on 23 March 2021 | 7:32 am

A. Garnett Weiss weighs in with a poem for today

JC writes found poetry and centos using her pseudonym, A. Garnett Weiss. “I decided to make a distinction between these found poems, particularly centos, and what I write of a narrative or lyric nature, which I sign with my own name. For me, the process of composing a cento, for example, is completely different from […]

Posted on 11 February 2021 | 2:38 pm

The Light Ekphrastic’s November issue features JC’s collaboration with Ron Tobey from West Virginia

JC thanks Editor Jenny O’Grady for pairing her with Ron Tobey and for publishing her two poems, “Luck. Now” and “From Sea to Sea.” “I am grateful that my work has been favoured a number of times by The Light Ekphrastic (TLE) and that these poems appear during the Journal’s 10th anniversary year.” Here is […]

Posted on 22 November 2020 | 11:19 am

Silver Birch Press Landmark Series feature’s JC’s poem, “At the South Rim”

JC is delighted that California-based Silver Birch Press has featured her poem about the Grand Canyon in its new series on landmarks. Here’s the link to the post to paste into your browser: https://silverbirchpress.wordpress.com/2020/07/08/at-the-south-rim-by-jc-sulzenko-landmarks-series/ “I thank Silver Birch Press Editor Melanie Villines for publishing “At the South Rim” along with my explanation of how that […]

Posted on 9 July 2020 | 6:23 am

For the times — JC’s irreverent ‘haiku’

zoom once defined a lens now opens conversations face-to-face-to-face

Posted on 29 April 2020 | 8:57 am


JC was delighted that Editors at VALLUM chose her found poem “Whether or not transference occurs” for issue 17.1, which launched at an innovative, online watch party on April 24, 2020. Here is the link that will bring you her reading. https://www.facebook.com/VallumMagazine/videos/174245443751882/ “Whether or not transference occurs” uses words drawn unaltered from death notices and […]

Posted on 22 April 2020 | 1:05 pm

Ellis Marsalis Tribute

JC offers her deepest sympathy to the family of patriarch Ellis Marsalis along with her poem,”Like father, like son.” Written in 2003 after the Marsalis family played together at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, the poem has been published elsewhere, most recently in VERSE AFIRE (The Ontario Poetry Society.) May memories of Ellis, as […]

Posted on 4 April 2020 | 6:38 am

JC’s new poem for the times, from a bleak place

COUNTING First the children, immune to this assault, their coughs and sneezes innocent for now. Then their parents, our children — not in the crosshairs, but still… These tykes, their dads & moms feel well, grateful for no symptoms, yet wide-aware every breath’s a timebomb tick if they’re carriers. We, the elders/the old, keep distant, […]

Posted on 22 March 2020 | 11:58 am