Shane Rhodes

Shane Rhodes is the author of five books of poetry including his most recent X: poems and anti-poems (2013). Rhodes is the poetry editor for Arc and was the 2013 Queensland Poet in Residence in Brisbane, Australia.


An unlikely place to intersect, or even be at all – Brisbane, Australia – for Shane Rhodes (Canadian, poetry editor for Arc Magazine and the 2013 Arts Queensland Poet in Residence) and Kent MacCarter (native Montanan and Managing Editor of …

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Like the Shield of Achilles

I come before you today one proud Canadian among a nation of these in terrible times in times of crisis in security in harm’s way we are 35 million projecting weakness Consider this We are smart we are selfless we …

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Arc 75: The Arc-Cordite Poetry Special Issue

Cover art by Ian Friend My plumbing? Not exactly. But, well, after 14 months in the planning, making, mulling, and editing, it’s finally here: Arc Poetry Magazine 75: The Arc-Cordite Poetry Special Issue. Shane Rhodes and I (Kent MacCarter) co-wrote …

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X About X: An Interview with Shane Rhodes

Queensland Poetry Festival is thrilled to welcome award-winning Canadian poet Shane Rhodes as the 2013 Arts Queensland Poet in Residence. Since the residency program began in 2005, Queenslanders have had the pleasure of hosting an international poet for three months each year, bringing their ideas and creative energy to inform, influence, and engage fellow poets.

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postcard poems from the Americas 1 Pisco Lima cries for Spain. Spain was a swan in its hands with a rosy cloaca and a cock that tasted of bullmeat. Lima cries for Spain. 2 Cachaça In Sao Paolo, a monarch’s …

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T Totalled

There is no greater enemy to Canada’s material interests abroad this day than the wasteful, ruinous Drink Traffic. But while it overturns the home of plenty, it more cruelly still shatters the goblet of human happiness.                     The Canadian Temperance Manual …

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