FARR, Roger




Author Tags: Poetry

Roger Farr teaches at Capilano University and edits PARSER: New Poetry and Poetics and CUE Books.

His first book SURPLUS (Line Books, 2006) was followed by IKMQ (New Star 2012), an experimental work of 64 passages that all involve the "characters" of those four letters. It was shortlisted for the Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize in 2013.

Farr is the co-author of the collaborative research project N 49 19. 47 - W 123 8.11 (Recomposition, 2008) with Reg Johanson and Aaron Vidaver and he contributed an experimental radio documentary for Resistance: Pirate Radio in Canada (New Star), as well as a critical introduction to Alice Becker-Hos The Essence of Jargon (Autonomedia 2009).

Farr has also contributed to the Canadian Journal of Communication, Fifth Estate, The International Encyclopedia of Protest and Revolution, Perspectives on Anarchist Theory, Rad Dad, and XCP: Cross Cultural Poetics.

He has edited Open Text: Canadian Poetry and Poetics in the 21st Century, Vol.2 (Capilano University Editions $16) with poems by Shirley Bear, Ken Belford, Ted Byrne, Angela Carr, Steve Collis, Wayde Compton, Kim Duff, Phinder Dulai, Emily Fedoruk, Reg Johanson, Christine Leclerc, Daphne Marlatt, Roy Miki, Jordan Scott, and Fred Wah.

BOOKS:

SURPLUS (Line Books, 2006)

Open Text: Canadian Poetry and Poetics in the 21st Century, Vol.2 (Capilano University Editions) $16 978-0-9810122-6-1

IKMQ (New Star 2012 $16 978-1-55420-064-1

[BCBW 2013] "Poetry"