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I was honoured to be the guest speaker at The Alberta College of Art + Design’s 2015 Convocation11221301_10153288031866346_3824064715146837533_n; click the photo to listen to the entire speech (as recorded by Kristen Beaulieu from the audience)…

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This spring I am scheduled to teach an extended studies credit course at Alberta College of Art + Design:  ENGL217: Introduction to Narrative ENGL217 is dedicated to the exploration of the potential of found and crafted narrative – how narrative and story emerges from alternate media, is crafted by the the reader and how it can be a physical, graphic process-based activity. Students will create assignments in dialogue with Jonathan Ball’s Ex Machina, Jorge Luis Borges’ Labyrinths, Kate Briggs’ The Nabokov Paper, Sophie Calle’s The Address Book and Tom Phillip’s A Humument. The course is designed to push boundaries and explore the edges of the map and will include public-space work, discussions around the possibility of chose-your-own-adventures, digital text generation and embedded literature. extn_calendar_ss_15_Page_34 ENROLL TODAY!

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kern-derek-beaulieu-cover-front-feature“simultaneously charming and terrifying” the Cordite Review weighs in on KERN

kern-derek-beaulieu-cover-front-featureFrank Davey reviews KERN on the London Open Mic Poetry Night blog

Metro takes interest in my forthcoming residency at Calgary’s Lougheed House…

Another view of my visual poem installed permanently on the walls of Fincham Court at Roehampton University … IMG_20150326_075003

Macleans2015Guide_ACAD_Page_1Very pleased to have one of my classes at Alberta College of Art + Design featured in the college’s profile in Maclean’s magazine under “cool courses”. My teaching blog is over here…

One of my visual poems has just been installed permanently at Roehampton University on the walls of Fincham Court, the home of the English department (and my alma mater). Thank you to Peter Jaeger, Jeff Hilson, Laura Peters and everyone at Roehampton for this prestigious commission….

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