Rescaling CanLit: Global Readings Author Spotlight – Jake Kennedy

Jake Kennedy’s poetry has appeared in The Malahat Review, The Awl, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Best American Experimental Writing. He is also the author of three collections of poetry: The Lateral (Snare Books), Apollinaire’s Speech to the War Medic (BookThug), and Merz Structure No. 2 Burnt by Children at Play (BookThug). He is also the recipient of the Robin Blaser Award, the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Writing, and the bpNichol Chapbook Award. His most recent book—published by OPR Books out of NYU—is entitled Made Line Sing and it’s an entirely made-up biography of NYC poet-architect Madeline Gins.

His poem “Landscape” can be read on our website at

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