Toward. Some. Air.

Becoming Digital

  • a circular interview with Brian Stefans, Stuart Moulthrop, Darren Wershler, David Jhave Johnston, Lori Emerson, Nick Montfort, and Stephanie Strickland
  • published in:
    Toward. Some. Air.
    Remarks on Poetics of Mad Affect, Militancy, Feminism, Demotic Rhythms, Emptying, Intervention, Reluctance, Indigeneity, Immediacy, Lyric Conceptualism, Commons, Pastoral Margins, Desire, Ambivalence, Disability, The Digital, and Other Practices
    Edited by Amy De’Ath and Fred Wah
    Banff Centre Press, Spring 2015

  • Call and Response: Toward a Digital Dramaturgy | J. R. Carpenter

    Eight Short Talks About Islands ...and by islands I mean paragraphs

  • article / performance script in:
    Journal of Writing in Creative Practice
    Volume 7, Number 1.
    September 2014
  • Read the web-based version of ...and by islands I mean paragraphs

  • this sea is nothing in sight but isles || J. R. Carpenter

    Three Approaches Toward the Edge of the Earth

  • computer-generated poem in:
    CURA A Literary Magazine of Art & Action
    Issue 14, Fall 2014
  • Read online: Three Approaches Toward the Edge of the Earth

  • this sea is nothing in sight but isles || J. R. Carpenter

    this sea is nothing in sight but isles

  • computer-generated poem in:
    3:AM Magazine
    2 September 2014
  • Read online: this sea is nothing in sight but isles

  • Notes on the Voyage of Owl and Girl | J. R. Carpenter

    Notes on the Voyage of Owl and Girl

  • performance script / poem in:
    Fourteen Hills
    The San Francisco State University Review, 20.2. 122-128.
    May 2014
  • Read the web-based version of Notes on the Voyage of Owl and Girl

  • Call and Response: Toward a Digital Dramaturgy | J. R. Carpenter

    Call and Response: Toward a Digital Dramaturgy

  • article, co-authored with Barbara Bridger, in:
    Journal of Writing in Creative Practice
    Volume 6, Number 3, 373-386.
    December 2013
  • Download PDF Call and Response: Toward a Digital Dramaturgy

  • The Broadside of a Yarn

    The Broadside of a Yarn: A Situationist strategy for spinning sea stories ashore

  • article in:
    On Writing & Digital Media
    Performance Research Journal: Volume 18 Issue 5
    edited by Jerome Fletcher with Ric Allsopp
    2013
  • Download PDF: The Broadside of a Yarn: A Situationist strategy for spinning sea stories ashore
  • ABSTRACT
  • The Ill-tempered Rubyist

    ## READ WRITE GARDEN ##

  • an erasure poem written in Ruby for:
    The Ill-Tempered Rubyist
    edited by Karren Randall
    Propolis Press, 2013
  • Download a PDF of ## READ WRITE GARDEN ##
  • Pelt (Beastiary)

    Pelt (Beastiary)

  • catalogue essay for:
    Ingrid Bachmann - Pelt (Beastiary)
    first exhibited at La Biennale du Quebec 2012
    catalogue text 2013
  • video of Pelt (Beastiary)
  • TRANS.MISSION [A.DIALOGUE] || &Now Awards

    TRANS.MISSION [A.DIALOGUE]

  • computer-generated narrative dialogue in:
    &Now Awards 2, The The Best Innovative Writing
    Davis Schneiderman, ed.
    Lake Forest College Press
    May 2013
  • read the computer-generated version of TRANS.MISSION [A.DIALOGUE]
  • The Broadside of a Yarn || Remediating the Social

    The Broadside of a Yarn

  • artist's page in:
    Remediating the Social
    Simon Biggs, ed.
    ELMCIP: Electronic Literature as a Model of Creativity and Innovation in Practice
    November 2013
  • artist's statment The Broadside of a Yarn
  • download PDF Remediating the Social
  • TRANS.MISSION [A.DIALOGUE] || a global visuage

    TRANS.MISSION [A.DIALOGUE]

  • visual code poem in:
    A Global Visuage
    Jörg Piringer und Günter Vallaster, eds.
    Vienna
    October 2012
  • read the computer-generated version of TRANS.MISSION [A.DIALOGUE]
  • The Sea and Spar Between || MCD

    The Sea and Spar Between by Nick Montfort and Stephanie Strickland

  • review in:
    10 Takes on Digital Literature
    Magazine MCD (Musiques & Cultures Digitales #66
    Machines d’écriture / Writing machines : literature, performance and media in the digital age
    France - March - April - May 2012
  • Whisper Wire || Rampike

    Whisper Wire

  • short essay and expert of computer generated poem:
    Rampike, Vol. 20 / No. 2 "Scientific Wonders"
    University of Windsor, Windsor, ON Canada
    November 2011
  • read the computer-generated version of Whisper Wire
  • CityFish OLE

    CityFish

  • conference paper:
    Lavori del Convegno OLE Officina di Letteratura Elettronica
    (Conference Proceedings: Workshop of Electronic Literature)
    Palazzo Arti Napoli, Italy. 20-21 January 2011
    Lello Masucci e Giovanna Di Rosario, eds.
    Napoli: Atelier Multimediale editrice
  • read the work of digital literature CityFish
  • Branch

    An Annotated Timetable of Notable Arrivals in Rome

  • a prose list:
    Dandelion: Literature & Art on the Edge
    issue 36 number i/iii
    Calgary, Canada
    April, 2011
  • Branch

    Excerpts from the Chronicles of Pookie & JR

  • a sort-of short story:
    Branch Magazine
    Toronto & Montreal, Canada
    April, 2011
  • Read Excerpts from the Chronicles of Pookie & JR in Branch
  • Read a computer generated version of Excerpts from the Chronicles of Pookie & JR
  • Dragnet

    Best Behaviour

  • short story:
    Dragnet Magazine
    Toronto, Canada
    February, 2011
  • Read Best Behaviour in Dragnet Magazine
  • Lemonhound

    Two Poems and a Conversation With J.R. Carpenter

  • I've Died and Gone to Devon & A Turn for the Cold
    on Lemonhound
    Montreal, Canada
    November, 2010
  • Read Two Poems and a Conversation With J.R. Carpenter
  • GENERATION[S]

    GENERATION[S]

  • hybrid code narrative book:
    published by TRAUMAWIEN
    Vienna, Austria
    September 7, 2010
  • More Information about GENERATION[S]
  • Purchase Online
  • Wasn't One Ocean

    Wasn't One Ocean

  • short story on:
    CellStories
    mobile fiction for your phone
    August 4, 2010
  • Read Wasn't One Ocean with your phone
    or use your phone to read the QR code to the left.
  • Le livre de chevet

    Les huit quartiers du sommeil

  • short story (translated into French by Daniel Canty) in:
    Le Livre de chevet
    an anthology edited by Daniel Canty
    published by Le Quartanier
    Montreal, QC, Fall 2009
  • read the Google Maps version of Les huit quartiers du sommeil (in English)
  • Ryga

    Truth, Dare, Double-Dare, Promise to Repeat
    Once or Twice a Year
    Air Holes

  • three short stories in:
    Ryga: A Journal of Provocations
    Okanagan College, Vernon, BC, Canada
    Fall 2009
  • Crannog 22

    in absentia

  • Cover art & prose poem:
    Crannog 22
    Galaway, Ireland
    Fall 2009
  • Read the electronic literature version of in absentia
  • Leonard Cohen You're Our Man

    Snow is Falling Somewhere

  • Poem, published in the anthology:
    Leonard Cohen You're Our Man
    Foundation for Public Poetry
    Montreal, QC
    Fall 2009
  • Words the Dog Knows

    Words the Dog Knows

  • Novel: published by Conundrum Press, Fall 2008
    Winner of the Expozine Alternative Press Award for Best English Book 2008
  • Read an excerpt of Words the Dog Knows
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  • Words the Dog Knows

    Words the Dog Knows

  • Novel excerpt: published in Geist #71, Winter 2008-2009
  • Read the excerpt online: Words the Dog Knows
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  • Art Textiles of the World - Canada

    Mapping Miltiplicities - A Narrative of Contingences

  • Catalogue essay:
    Art Textiles of the World: Canada
    Telos Art Publishing, Brighton, UK, Spring 2009
  • Carte Blanche

    Wyoming is Haunted

  • nonfiction: Carte Blanche, Vol. 7, July 2008.
    the literary review of the Québec Writers' Federation
    Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • Winner of the QWF Carte Blanche Prize 2008
  • Read Wyoming is Haunted
  • Air Holes

    Air Holes

  • Winner of the CBC/QWF Québec Short Story Competition, 2006.
    broadcast on CBC RadioOne - 88.5 in Québec July 2006.
  • Published in In Other Words: New English Writing from Québec,
    an anthology, Véhicule Press, Montréal, QC, Spring 2008.
  • Read an excerpt of Air Holes
  • xxxboite

    A Hazy History of How and Why We Banded Together

  • essay in:
    xxxboîte
    an artifact produced in celebration of the first ten years of Studio XX
    edited by jake moore
    Montréal, October 2007.
  • Read A Hazy History of How and Why We Banded Together
  • Roads Out of Rome

    Roads Out of Rome

  • creative nonfiction in:
    Geist #63
    Vancouver, BC, January 2007.
  • Read Roads Out of Rome
  • Two Generations Ago

    Sniffing for Stories

  • an audio prose poem project in:
    In-situ Cité an interdisciplinary audio ensemble tour of Mile End, Montréal
    presented Playwrights’ Workshop Montréal during Les Journées de la Culture
    September 30 & October 1, 2006
  • More info on In-situ Cité
  • Read Sniffing for Stories
  • Two Generations Ago

    Two Generations Ago

  • a very short story presented in-situ in:
    The FORMER RESIDENT Project
    as part of Conflux 2006
    Brooklyn, NY, USA, September 14-17, 2006.
  • Read Two Generations Ago

  • Nth Position

    December 15, 2003

  • a poem in Babylon Burning: 9/11 five years on
    an anthology of poems reflecting on consequences of 9/11
  • Read December 15, 2003
  • Download "Babylon Burning" from NthPosition.com
  • The Greyhound Eulogy

    The Greyhound Eulogy

  • a short story in:
    Matrix #74
    Montreal, QC, July 2006.
  • More about The Greyhound Eulogy
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  • Hennessey's High Pasture

    Hennessey's High Pasture

  • short story in:
    The New Quarterly #98
    Waterloo, ON, April 2006
  • More about Hennessey's High Pasture
  • Read Hennessey's High Pasture
  • Lust for Life - The Prettiest Teeth

    The Prettiest Teeth

  • a short story, in the anthology:
    Lust for Life: Tales of Sex and Love
    editors, Claude Lalumière and Elise Moser
    Véhicule Press, Montréal, QC, January 2006.
  • More about The Prettiest Teeth
  • Read The Prettiest Teeth
  • Future Welcome - Searching for Volcanoes

    Searching for Volcanoes

  • a poem, in the anthology:
    Future Welcome: The Moosehead Anthology X
    editor, Todd Swift
    DC Books, Montréal, QC, December 2005.
  • More about Future Welcome: The Moosehead Anthology X
  • Surfacing - Con-Textilizing Critical Language

    Con-Textilizing Critical Language

  • an essay in:
    Surfacing Journal
    Toronto, Winter 2006.
  • more information about Surfacing Journal
  • Ars Medica - Notions of the Archival in Memory and Deportment

    Notions of the Archival in Memory and Deportment

  • an illustrated essay,
    Ars Medica: A Journal of Medicine, Health and the Humanities,
    Toronto, Ontario, Fall 2005.
  • "Notions" was also presented as a web art project in:
    ENGAGING THE VIRTUAL, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS, March 9 - April 23, 2000.
  • Artist's statement: Notions of the Archival in Memory and Deportment
  • view the web-art version of Notions of the Archival in Momory and Deportment
  • Carve - The Cape

    The Cape

  • a short short story,
    Carve, Montréal, QC, Fall 2005.
  • view the web-art version of The Cape

  • Saint-Urbain Street Heat - Nth Position

    Saint-Urbain Street Heat

  • a poem, NthPosition.com, August 2005.
    more information about Saint-Urbain Street Heat
  • Read Saint-Urbain Street Heat on NthPosition.com
  • Precipice - Short Stuff

    Precipice

  • Winner of the CBC/QWF Québec Short Story Competition, 2003.
    First broadcast May 22, 2004 on CBC RadioOne - 88.5 in Québec.
  • Published in Short Stuff: New English Writing from Québec,
    an anthology, Véhicule Press, Montréal, QC, Spring 2005.
  • More about Precipice
  • Read Precipice
  • Carte Blanche

    Wasn't One Ocean

  • short story for, Carte Blanche, Vol. 2, June 2005.
    the literary review of the Québec Writers' Federation
    Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • Read Wasn't One Ocean
  • Carte Blanche

    Aerial Photograph

  • short story for, Carte Blanche, Vol. 1, January 2005.
    the literary review of the Québec Writers' Federation
    Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • Read Aerial Photograph
  • Pixelware, a sublime forgery

    Pixelware, une sublime forgerie

  • exhibition brochure texts - four fictions.
    Mathieu Bernard-Reymond, Sylvia Grace Borda, Sze Lin Pang, Penelope Umbrico
    January 6 to February 5, 2005 at Dazibao in Montréal.
    February 10 to March 10, 2005 at Gallery 44 in Toronto.
  • more about the exhibition:
    Dazibao - centre de photographies actuelles
    Gallery 44 - centre for Contemporary Photography
  • Read the Pixelware texts online: ENGLISH ou FRANCAIS
  • Fish Piss

    A little Talk About Reproduction

  • essay for the magazine, Fish Piss
    Volume 3, Number 1, Fall 2004.
    Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • Read A little Talk About Reproduction
  • Submit to: Fish Piss...
  • An Affair in Ruins

    An Affair in Ruins

  • short story in:
    Nthposition
    London, UK, June 2004.
  • More about "An Affair in Ruins"
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  • Knight Literary Journal

    Bi-Coastal

  • short story, Knight Literary Journal, Volume II
    Spout Spring Virginia, USA, April 2004.
    edited by Charles Cutter.
  • More about Bi-Coastal
  • READ Bi-Coastal
  • NthPosition

    Commuter Train Exchange

  • poem, in the ebook, Poems for Madrid
    free for download: http://www.nthposition.com/
  • FUSE

    Ingrid Bachmann: Digital Crustaceans v.0.2: Homesteading on the Web

  • art review for the magazine, FUSE
    Volume 27, Number 1, March 2004.
    Toronto, Québec, Canada.
  • Read: Digital Crustaceans v.0.2: Homesteading on the Web
  • Fish Piss

    A Brief History of the Internet as I Know it So Far

  • creative non-fiction for the magazine, Fish Piss
    Special Feature: Recording/Industry
    Volume 2, Number 4, Fall/Winter 2003/2004.
    Montréal, Québec, Canada.
  • Read: A Brief History of the Internet as I Know it So Far
  • Streeteaters

    Peevish Brain

  • poem for the magazine, Street Eaters
    Brain Storms / Illness issue, #21, June, 2003.
    Streaters Productions
    Montréal, Québec, Canada

    Aftermath

  • poem for the magazine, Street Eaters
    Weather / Elements issue, #22, July, 2003.
    Streaters Productions
    Montréal, Québec, Canada
    for more information about Street Eaters
  • 100 Poets Against the War

    Averse To War

  • poem for the book, 100 Poets Against The War
    edited by Todd Swift
    Salt Publishing
    Cambridge, UK & Applecross, Australia
    March 3, 2003.
    ISBN: 1-876857-98-6
    Purchase online All profits go to Amnesty International.
  • poem for the chapbooks,
    100 Poets Against The War, and 100 Poets Against The War Redux
    Chapbooks available as of Monday, January 27, 2003
    Free Download: http://www.nthposition.com (as a PDF file)
    Press Release: 100 Poets Against The War
  • Engaging the Virtual

    a sleep I fell: a word or two

  • catalogue essay
    ENGAGING THE VIRTUAL
    Curated by Doug Porter at the Dalhousie Art Gallery
    Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    March 9 - April 23, 2000.
  • Read: a sleep I fell: a word of two
  • So, To Speak

    How Outside Comes to Resemble Inside In Terms of Practice

  • essay for the book So, To Speak,
    edited by Gilbert, Jean-Pierre; Gilbert, Sylvie; Johnstone, Lesley;
    Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Artextes Editions, 1999.
    169 p.: 7 ill.; 19 x 15 cm.
    (Prendre parole). ISBN 2980287067.
  • Janis Jefferies, Out of the Shadows

    Janis Jefferies: At a Glance

  • catalogue essay
    Jefferies' exhibit, "Out of the shadows: toward (as) other feminine"
    EXPRESSION, centre d'exposition de Saint-Hyacinthe
    Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
    January, 1998.
    ISBN: 2-922376-01-2.
  • Espace

    Karen Michelsen: De lacrimae rerum

  • art review
    Espace Magazine, Issue # 40
    Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Summer 1997.
  • catalogue essay
    Michelson's exhibit, "De lacrimae rerum"
    Gallery Articule, 4001 Berri, #102, Montréal Québec, Canada
    January, 1997.
  • Flux

    Mythologies of Land Forms and Little Girls & Patent Plastic

  • two short stories
    FLUX, A Magazine of Queer Expression
    Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Spring, 1997.
  • Etc. Montreal

    The influence of a Maritime Climate

  • artist's page
    Etc. Montréal, Revue de L'Art Actuel, Issue # 37
    Montréal, QC, Spring 1997.
  • Kai Chan

    as if seeing were believing were not enough

  • catalogue essay
    Kai Chan's exhibit, "In Search of Paradise"
    at Cambridge Library and Gallery
    Cambridge Ontario, Canada
    Fall 1996.
  • Inversions

    Collection & Fictionalization

  • illustrated fiction/essay
    Inversions, A Publication of Mentoring Artists for Women's Art,
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
    Fall, 1996.
  • Mix Magazine

    Dispositions: Falling out of Art School

  • article
    Mix: The Magazine of Artist-Run Culture, vol 22.2
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Fall, 1996.
  • The Orchard of Innumerable Plans

  • short story
    Blood & Aphorisms Issue #23
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Summer 1996.

    Jennifer" & "Confessions of a Young Fetishist

    two short stories in Blood & Aphorisms, Issue #22
    Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Spring, 1996.
  • Postscript

    Mythologies of Land Forms and Little Girls

  • illustrated short story
    Postscript, A journal of graduate criticism and theory: Representing The Body, Vol. 2. No. 1.
    Memorial University, Newfoundland, Canada
    Spring 1995.
  • Corporeal Bonds and Securities

    Corporal Bonds & Securities

  • catalogue essay
    group exhibition at The Art Gallery, Goldsmith's College, University of London
    New Cross, London, England
    February-March, 1995.
  • ArteFacto

    Con-textilizando el lenguaje critico

  • critical essay
    ArteFacto, Revista de Arte, Numero 5
    Seville, Espana
    September 1994.
    (in Spanish Translation)


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