Born in Ottawa on the Ides of March, 1970, rob mclennan was raised on a dairy farm outside Maxville, Ontario. Living in Ottawa since 1989, he has worked as a farm labourer, professional clown, kitchen help, bookstore clerk, waiter, freelance writer, child caregiver, and house dad. He is the author of more than twenty chapbooks and the collection Notes on Drowning (Broken Jaw Press). In 1998 mclennan edited Written in the Skin(Insomniac), a national poetry anthology, proceeds from which help to raise money for AIDS charities. Since 1993 he has published Stanzas magazine, and numerous chapbooks by poets from across Canada. He currently reviews books for various publications nationally, runs the Ottawa Small Press Book Fair, the annual WHIPlash poetry festival, and, until recently, was the director of the TREE Reading Series.
Published: March 1999
Dimensions: 6 x 9 in.