I usually use this site to post brief updates about my own work, but today I wanted to share a longer post about David Vermette’s A Distinct Alien Race, a new book about Franco-American life in New England. It has been one of the unexpected twists of my adult life that my creative work has … More “A Distinct Alien Race”
As my residency draws to a close, I am looking forward to the last few RITES that I will perform at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery this weekend. Evidential Rite Saturday, July 28, 12-5pm I’ll spend Saturday afternoon in the main gallery, inviting visitors to participate in this RITE, designed to explore how art speaks to … More Last RITES
I am very excited to share that I’ll be an artist-in-residence at Fredericton’s Beaverbrook Art Gallery this summer, July 23-29. During the residency, I’ll be focusing on a project I’m calling RITES, a series of small-scale performances, installations, and interventions in the Gallery’s permanent collection exhibition. Rather than focusing on the artwork itself, RITES will … More Summer Residency and Workshops at the Beaverbrook Art Gallery
An Evening With Abby Paige Thursday, March 23, 7:00pm Franco-American Center University of Maine, Orono The Franco-American Center at the Orono campus of the University of Maine is an unbelievable resource, for Central Maine and for anyone interested in the French heritage of North America. In addition to the Center’s oral history archive, bibliography of … More Presenting New Work-in-Progress at UMaine
You can tell by the date of my last post (or I can, at least) that updating this site hasn’t been at the top of my list of priorities in recent months. But in the spirit of Patti Smith, I’ve been working: on new prose and poetry, some early sketches for a new play, my … More Profile @ Open Book Ontario
Today I take a brief reprieve from my usual posts on topics related to Piecework: When We Were French to remind Ottawa folks that I will be launching my chapbook of poems, Other Brief Discourses, with a reading this Friday night. The Factory Reading Series presents: Hugh Thomas Michael Blouin Brecken Hancock + Abby Paige … More Ottawa Launch of “Other Brief Discourses”
It’s a big day here at Abby Paige HQ. First, the Piecework: When We Were French DVD fundraising campaign rolls on, and just a couple of days into our second week, I am very happy to report that we have reached 50% of our overall goal. This is immensely encouraging! With 39 days remaining, we … More “Other Brief Discourses” Out Now!
Originally posted on Writers@WRUV:
On Sept. 20, WRUV-FM will release its first-ever book, a collection of stories and poems by the many Vermont writers heard on Writers@WRUV. The WRUV Reader will premiere Thursday, Sept. 20, in the John Dewey Lounge, on the third floor of UVM’s Old Mill. Reading their own work from the…
Versefest, Ottawa’s own poetry festival, is right around the corner, making me feel very fortunate to be a newly-minted Ottawan. Not only that, but this year I have the special honour of contributing some of my own work to the festivities. I’m looking forward to warming up the audience for two of Canadian poetry’s most … More Ottawa Versefest
I’m so excited to be the featured poet at this month’s Voices of Venus reading in Ottawa. Warm up with us on February 8th at Venus Envy sex shop and bookstore with an evening of poetry! The event begins with an open mike, so be sure to bring your own poems!