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County Arts October 2023 Artscene features artist profile of JC Sulzenko

Prince Edward County’s Arts Lab programming this autumn offers two opportunities to work with JC Sulzenko.  This month’s County Arts newsletter’s artist profile on JC Sulzenko highlights both her October 14/15 afternoons workshop, BETWEEN BEAUTY AND LOSS, and her participation as a mentor in the inaugural Mentorship Program, with a deadline of October 11 for […]

Posted on 2 October 2023 | 7:11 am

For September 30: A. Garnett Weiss cento in memoriam the child victims of residential schools

I did not know what to do                                  Let us stand here and admit we have no road, though what we say can cover truth beneath the bitter ground this year— the past itself disgraced by the ferocity of the […]

Posted on 30 September 2023 | 7:39 pm

“WILD CRONE WISDOM” features two poems by JC Sulzenko

Editors Stacy Russo and Julie Artman of Wild Librarian Press (Santa Ana, California) offer a newn\ anthology worth savouring. Just published ‘WILD CRONE WISDOM, POETRY AND STORIES” embraces poetry of depth and character. In pushing aside the negativity surrounding the term, ‘crone,’  the editors created a collection that embraces crones, women in old(er) age  with “…complexity, […]

Posted on 26 September 2023 | 4:36 pm

A. Garnett Weiss Cento featured in “Hope Springs Eternal, An anthology of Hopeful Poetry”

In its new anthology Simple Simons Press published “Time in the hourless houses,” a cento by A. Garnett Weiss. This found poem also features in BRICOLAGE, A GATHERING OF CENTOS, JC’s collection from Aeolus House (2021.) JC, writing as A. Garnett Weiss, is the sole Canadian whose work appears in the slim volume. This piece, […]

Posted on 18 September 2023 | 6:21 am

Between Beauty and Loss, JC Sulzenko’s hands-on County Arts Lab Workshop in October

Join JC over the weekend of October 14 and 15 to explore collage and found poetry and the dialogue between the two as part of the offerings from the The Prince Edward County Arts Council at the Armoury in Picton, Ontario. Each afternoon, participants will delve into their personal experience and how that relates to […]

Posted on 3 September 2023 | 6:55 am

JC’s Letter to the Editor of the Globe and Mail published August 20, 203

Here’s the text of my letter, unaltered from what I submitted, regarding this article — “Canadian writers can’t afford to write non-fiction anymore – and that’s a problem for all of us” (Arts & Books, Aug. 12): I appreciate contributor Charlotte Gray’s considered analysis of the woeful state of Canadian non-fiction publishing and, in particular, the […]

Posted on 20 August 2023 | 5:14 am

Two, New Bookends Mini-Reviews by JC

JC reviews two recent reads. Go to Bookends on this site to find her ratings of a book that’s hard to typecast: “World of Wonders: In praise of Fireflies, Whale Sharks, and Other Astonishments,” written by Aimee Nezhukumatathil and illustrated by Fumi Nakamura, 2020. The second review JC shares focuses on a very Canadian novel written in […]

Posted on 23 July 2023 | 6:24 am

South Carolina anthology features 3 poems by JC Sulzenko

JC is delighted that three of her poems appear in the 2023 Tales on the Yellow Brick Road anthology just launched by Yellow Brick Road Publishing of Beaufort, South Carolina. Here’s a link to the story on this new collection of poetry and prose, which appears in the current issue of Your Island News: https://yourislandnews.com/ybr-anthology-tales-on-the-yellow-brick-road-to-hit-beaufort-bookstore/ […]

Posted on 8 June 2023 | 12:22 pm

ARTSCENE featured JC’s winning cento on 99.3FM Voice of the County

JC thanks ARTSCENE host Sarah Moran for inviting her to participate in the discussion on June 2 of  winning entries in the 2023 Wind & Water Writing Contest, the 5th such competition sponsored by County Arts in Prince Edward County.  JC, writing as A. Garnett Weiss, won first prize for her cento, “For our many […]

Posted on 30 May 2023 | 7:46 am

Wind and Water 2023 Contest awards first place to JC writing as A. Garnett Weiss

JC thanked the judges and convenors of the Prince Edward County Arts Council’s Annual Wind and Water Writing Contest for selecting her cento as the winning poetry entry. The cento “For our many moods, there is nothing like a lantern” uses lines drawn unaltered apart for reasons of punctuation from individual poems by 9 different […]

Posted on 23 May 2023 | 12:17 pm