Power of the Press Fest

On Sunday, April 9, Signal-Return hosted Power of the Press Fest at Detroit’s Eastern Market. The festival tied together print-makers, text and visual artists, bookbinders (including Structo alum Christine Darragh), literary journals, and small presses. It was a fun...

New chapbook: Flowers Around Your Soft Throat

I am thrilled to announce that Structo‘s first poetry chapbook is now available. Christina Seymour’s collection Flowers Around Your Soft Throat is built around her winning entry for the 2015 Structo psalms contest, ‘A Song of Loves’, and...

Forward Prize nominations 2015–2016

Each year we have the honour of nominating poems for the Forward Prize. It’s a difficult thing, choosing from the last two issues’ lovely and memorable poems but after some wrestling and rereading we settled on these four pieces: ‘Trouble...

Writing cabanas

Roald Dahl had one. Virginia Woolf had one. Thoreau went to one to live deliberately. Hemingway had one over his garage with a bridge to his bedroom. Now I’m building one too. Sandwiched between the chicken yard and the sheep pen on my friend’s farm,...