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    SANDY POOL – Exploding into Night

    Sandy Pool‘s Exploding into Night is now available! Toronto-based writer and artist Sandy Pool (whose work will appear in the forthcoming CAROUSEL #25 — Spring-Summer 2010 issue) has just released a new book of poetry, Exploding into Night. This collection is an initiative of Guernica Editions‘ First Poets Series, which focuses on previously unpublished writers under the age of thirty-five; other First ...

    On November 27, 2009 / By
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    ECHOLOCATION Journal … Lives!

    echolocation #8 out now + Nov 28 fundraising party! CAROUSEL would like to commend the new echolocation editors for taking on the exciting challenge of renewing a long-standing publication that had been on indefinite hiatus. echolocation is a compilation of poetry, writing, photography, artwork and review essays; issue #8 is recently available! For those in the Toronto area, note that echolocation is ...

    On November 23, 2009 / By
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    FASTWÜRMS – riDYKEulouse Hits Bottom (Group Show, NYC)

    RiDYKEulouse Hits Bottom Nov 20– Dec 23, 2009 @ Leo Koenig Projekte (545 West 23rd St,  New York) Toronto/Creemore-based collective FASTWÜRMS (whose work graces the cover of our latest CAROUSEL #24 — with interview and portfolio inside) is now participating in a Manhattan art show. The exhibition, curated by RIDYKEULOUS, features the following artists: A.K. Burns, Aaron Johnson, Anna Sew Hoy, Celeste ...

    On November 21, 2009 / By
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    Michael DeForge’s new comic book Lose is now available! 24 pages of illustrated goodness for only $5 (CAN) + shipping/handling Toronto artist Michael DeForge (whose illustrations will grace the cover of our upcoming CAROUSEL #25 — Spring-Summer 2010 issue) has a new publication out now! Lose, DeForge’s first full length comic, is a comedy about Nesbit Lemon’s trip to hell, and all ...

    On November 17, 2009 / By
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    Kemeny Babineau’s new book, After the 6ix O’Clock News, released through BookThug. Mt. Pleasant, ON poet Kemeny Babineau (whose work has been featured in CAROUSEL #7 (in 1991) and #12 (in 1998))  has a new publication out now! “After the 6ix O’Clock News is poetry for inside and out of the eyeball. It is not a declaration of wart or a treaty ...

    On November 14, 2009 / By
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    JASON McLEAN – 9-5 Print

    Jason McLean’s limited edition screenprint on sale now at MOCCA. Toronto-based artist Jason McLean (whose work recently appeared in CAROUSEL #23) creates in a range of media, from drawing and sculpture to sound performance and mail art. His new project, 9-5 (2009) is a 30” x 22″ four-colour screenprint on archival paper printed at Open Studio, Toronto. Price: $800.00 (unframed), with all ...

    On November 7, 2009 / By
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    RYAN HESHKA – Profiled in ION

    Ion Magazine #60 on streets now. Vancouver-based illustrator and painter Ryan Heshka was prominently featured in the most recent issue of CAROUSEL #24, which is out now. Harking back to comic book days of yesteryear, Heshka’s wholesome illustrations are in gallery shows around North America. His artwork has appeared in issue 18 of BLAB magazine. 2010 will mark the year of the ...

    On October 31, 2009 / By
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    FIONA SMYTH – The Parkdale Gyre

    Fiona Smyth: The Parkdale Gyre Oct 14 – Nov 22, 2009 @ INDEXg (50 Gladstone Ave, Toronto) Toronto artist Fiona Smyth (who will be featured in our upcoming CAROUSEL #25 — Spring-Summer 2010 issue) has a new exhibit at INDEXg in Toronto. The catastrophic themes explored in her work, featuring a range of new drawings and paintings on black grounds, are inspired ...

    On October 24, 2009 / By
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    CAROUSEL 24!

    Welcome to Carousel Recommends… CAROUSEL 24 (Fall-Winter 2009 issue) features work from the following amazing writers and artists: Holly R. Appling, John Wall Barger, Ahima Timoteo Bodrán, Lydia Conklin, FASTWÜRMS, Nicole Fong, Jennifer Footman, Fred Gaysek, Julian Gobert, Ariel Gordon, Gillian Harding-Russell, Kate Hargreaves, Jesse Harris, Kathryn Henion, Ryan Heshka, Claire Horsnell, Drazen Kozjan, Mark Laliberte, Alicia Nauta, Marc Ngui, ORLAN, Timothy ...

    On October 17, 2009 / By