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Books Authored

  • From the book that doesn't close (poetry) Fredericton, N.B. : Broken Jaw Press, 2008
  • Prison song 01 (poetry) Fredericton, NB : Broken Jaw Press, 2007.
  • Casemate Poems (poetry), Waterloo, ON: Widows & Orphans, ISBN 0-9734130-1-8, 2004.
  • Open Road West (artist edition) (poetry & art), Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press eBooks, ISBN 1-896647-68-5 (PDF), 2001.
  • Open Road West(poetry), Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-30-8 (tp); Broken Jaw Press eBooks, ISBN 1-896647-38-3 (PDF), 2000.
  • River Suite (poetry), Toronto: Insomniac Press, ISBN 1-895837-46-4 (tp), 1998. Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press eBooks, ISBN 1-896647-14-6 (PDF), 2000.
  • Cover Makes a Set (poetry), London, ON: SpareTime Editions/HMS Press, ISBN 0-919957-60-9 (tp), 1990.

Books Authored: in translation

  • Rečna svita (River Suite) in Slike iz kanade: Tri kanadska pesnika (Images of Canada: Three Canadian Poets) by Frejzer Saterlend, Nensi Berk & Džo Blejdz (Fraser Sutherland, Nancy Burke, and Joe Blades). Aleksandar Blagojević and Vesna Lopičić, translators. Introduction by Vesna Lopičić. Niš, Serbia & Montenegro: Studentski kulturni centar Niš, ISBN 86-7757-119-1, 2005.
  • Pesme iz kazamata (Casemate Poems) by Džo Blejds. Dubravka Đjurić, translator. Beograd: Rad a.d., ISBN 86-09-00893-2, 2005.

Books & Chapbooks: editor

  • some stuff on canadian spoken word & indie publishing, Montreal, QC: National Campus and Community Radio Association/l’Association nationale des radios étudiantes et communautaires (NCRA/ANRÉC), ISBN 0-9735028-0-0, 2004
  • Great Lakes Logia, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-70-7 (tp); Broken Jaw Press eBooks, ISBN 1-896647-71-5 (PDF), 2001).
  • Jive Talk: George Fetherling in Interviews & Documents, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-54-5 (tp); Broken Jaw Press eBooks, ISBN 1-896647-55-3 (PDF), 2001.
  • Crossroads Cant, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 0-921411-48-0, 1997.
  • In the Dark— Poets & Publishing, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 0-921411-62-6, 1997.
  • Danger Falling Ice: The League of Canadian Poets Writes of Spring Reading in Fredericton, 1997 (chapbook), Fredericton, NB: BS Poetry Society, ISBN 0-9694127-2-X, 1997.
  • Burnt Poems Served Hot (chapbook), editors Joe Blades and Matt Stranach, Fredericton, NB: BS Poetry Society, ISBN 0-9694127-1-1, 1995.
  • Shout and Speak Out Loud: Atlantic Canadians on Child Sexual Abuse, editors Margaret McLeod and Joe Blades, Fredericton, NB: Wild East, ISBN 0-9694147-3-0 (tp), 1992.
  • Ecphore ’87 Poetry Anthology, editors Joe Blades and Kathy Mac, Halifax, NS: BS Poetry Society / Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 0-921411-05-7, 1987.

Anthology contributions

  • Tiré ŕ part : situer les pratiques d’édition des centres d’artistes / Off Printing: Situating Publishing Practices in Artist-run Centres (Montréal, QC: Regroupement des centres d’artistes autogérés du Québec, ISBN 2-9803946-3-7, 2005.
  • Storming the Stage: 32 Author Interviews (audio 3-CD set), Toronto, ON: Literary Press Group of Canada, 2004.
  • some stuff on canadian spoken word & indie publishing, editor Joe Blades, Montreal, QC: National Campus and Community Radio Association/l’Association nationale des radios étudiantes et communautaires, ISBN 0-9735028-0-0, 2004.
  • Sustaining the Gaze: When Images Tremble / Sosteniendo la mirada: cuando las imágenes tiemblan / Soutenant le regard : quand les images tremblent, Brian Atkinson, Nela Rio; Elizabeth Gamble Miller and Jill Valéry, translators; introduction by Joe Blades, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-028-1, 2004.
  • Career Suicide! Contemporary Literary Humour (Moosehead Anthology #9), editor Jon Paul Fiorentino, Montreal, QC: DC Books, ISBN 0-919688-69-1, 2003.
  • Groundswell: the best of above/ground press, 1993-2003, editor rob mclennan, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-012-5, 2003.
  • Outspoken Art/Arte Claro (web publication), Nela Rio, co-ordinator, Fredericton, NB, 2003.
  • Dialogue Through Poetry 2002 Anthology (PDF eBook), editors Ram Devineni and Lina Srivastava, New York, NY, USA: Rattapallax Press, 2003.
  • Travelling— viagens (CD-ROM), Porto, Portugal: Associaçäo Portuguesa de paralisia cerebral, 2002.
  • Inside Poetry, Second Edition, by Richard Davies and Jerry Wowk, Toronto, ON: Harcourt Canada, ISBN 0-7747-15138, 2002.
  • Les cartes postales de l’atelier de gravure Imago (includes a collaborative print by Nancy King Schofield and Joe Blades), Moncton, NB: Imago, 2002.
  • Line by Line, An Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Poets, edited by and with drawings by Heather Spears, Victoria, BC: Ekstastis Editions, ISBN 1-896860-50-8, 2002.
  • Mentor’s Canon: poems about/for/after writers, editor, Kemeny Babineau, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-46-4 (tp); Broken Jaw Press eBooks, ISBN 1-896647-47-2 (PDF), 2001.
  • Extreme Poets, Seaforth, NS & Fredericton, NB: BS Poetry Society, ISBN 0-9694127-6-2 (pb), 2001.
  • Great Lakes Logia, editor Joe Blades, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-70-7 (tp); Broken Jaw Press eBooks, ISBN 1-896647-71-5 (PDF), 2001).
  • Landmarks: An Anthology of New Atlantic Canadian Poetry of the Land, editors Hugh MacDonald and Brent MacLaine, Charlottetown, PEI: The Acorn Press, ISBN 0-9698606-9-2, 2001.
  • Henry’s Creature: poems and stories on the automobile, editors Roger Bell and John B. Lee, Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, ISBN 0-88753-384-5, 2000.
  • Following the Plough: Recovering the Rural, editor John B. Lee, Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, ISBN 0-88753-338-8, 2000.
  • Life, Love, Death, and a Side Order of Poetry: The Third Canadian Poetry Association Anthology, editor Penny Ferguson, Toronto, ON: Hidden Brook Press, ISBN 0-9684954-8-5, 1999.
  • Losers First: Poems and Stories on Game and Sport, editor John B. Lee, Windsor, ON: Black Moss Press, ISBN 0-88753-324-8, 1999.
  • Poetry Nation: The North American Anthology of Fusion Poets, editors Regie Cabico and Todd Swift, Montréal, QC: Véhicule Press, ISBN 1-55065-112-9, 1998.
  • Postal Code: CPA Participating Members Chapbook 1998, editor Richard Grove, Toronto, ON: Canadian Poetry Association, ISBN 0-9684630-0-2, 1998.
  • SEEDS: A Poetry Anthology; 12 Canadian Poets, editor Richard M. Grove, Toronto, ON: Hidden Brook Press, ISBN 0-9699589-5-0, 1998.
  • Harvest 6-Pack, Joe Blades et al, Fredericton, NB: SpareTime Editions, ISBN 0-921411-90-1, 1998.
  • Written in the Skin, editor rob mclennan, Toronto: Insomniac Press, ISBN 1-895837-37-5, 1998.
  • River Readings 2, editor WhiteFeather, Fredericton, NB: BS Poetry Society, ISBN 0-9694127-5-4, 1998.
  • Strong Winds: The Second Canadian Poetry Association Anthology, editor Sheila Hyland, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 0-921411-60-X, 1997.
  • Open 24 Hours, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 0-921411-64-2, 1997.
  • Danger Falling Ice: The League of Canadian Poets Writes of Spring Reading in Fredericton, 1997, editor Joe Blades, Fredericton, NB: BS Poetry Society, ISBN 0-9694127-2-X, 1997.
  • Something About Sailors, Toronto, ON: Pas de Chance, 1996.
  • Not to Rest in Silence: A Celebration of People’s Poetry, editor Ted Plantos, Hamilton, ON: UnMon Northland, ISBN 0-920976-32-8, 1995; Pittsburgh, PA, USA: UnMon America, ISBN 1-884206-00-X, 1996.
  • Quebec Suite: Poems for and about Quebec, editor Endre Farkas, Ste. Anne de Bellevue, QC: The Muses’ Company, ISBN 0-919754-57-0, 1995.
  • An Invisible Accordion: A Canadian Poetry Association Anthology, editor Jennifer Footman, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 0-921411-38-3, 1995.
  • Views, Imatra, Finland: dogi productions, 1995.
  • The Last Word: an Insomniac Anthology of Contemporary Canadian Poetry, editor Michael Holmes, Toronto, ON: Insomniac Press, ISBN 1-895837-32-4, 1995.
  • Burnt Poems Served Hot, editors Joe Blades and Matt Stranach, Fredericton, NB: BS Poetry Society, ISBN 0-9694127-1-1, 1995.
  • The Hawthorne Anthology, Victoria, BC: Hawthorn Society/Reference West, ISBN 1-895362-66-0, 1994.
  • The Windhorse Reader: Choice Poems of ’93, Yarmouth, NS: Samurai Press, 1994.
  • Let the Earth Take Note, editor James Deahl, Charlottetown, PEI: Milton Acorn Festival Publishing, ISBN 0-9698701-0-8, 1994.
  • Connexion XXII “An Exquisite Corpse”, Tom Smart, Fredericton, NB: Beaverbrook Art Gallery, ISBN 0-920674-36-4, 1994.
  • Wor(l)d Poem/Poema Mu(n)do, Figueira da Foz, Portugal: Bibliotheca Municipal Figueira da Foz, 1993.
  • River Readings, Fredericton, NB: Wild East, ISBN 0-9694147-9-X, 1993.
  • Loose Connections, editors M. Harry, K. Tudor and A. West. Lockeport, NS: Roseway Publishing, ISBN 0-9694180-1-9, 1990.
  • Haiku Canada Members’ Anthology 1989-90, editor Denise Coney, Alymer, QC: Haiku Canada, ISBN 0-920752-07-1, 1990.
  • The Exhibition, Halifax, NS: pickford & black studio / Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, 1988.
  • sounds of an occasional monk, Margaret Saunder et al, Alymer, QC: Haiku Canada Sheet, 1988.
  • The Northern Red Oak, editor James Deahl, Toronto, ON: Unfinished Monument, 1988.
  • voices: haiku canada members’ anthology 88-89, editor Ann McKay, Alymer, QC: Haiku Canada, ISBN 0-920752-05-5, 1989.
  • Anthology ABC No Rio Open Mike 1987, New York, NY, USA: Multiple Press, 1987.
  • Ecphore ’87 Poetry Anthology, editors Joe Blades and Kathy Mac, Halifax, NS: Broken Jaw Press / BS Poetry Society, ISBN 0-921411-05-7, 1987
  • Bourbon Street Poetry Workshop: Ecphore Installation Piece, Halifax, NS: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 0-921411-01-4, 1986.
  • Alberta Poetry Yearbook, Edmonton, AB: Canadian Authors Association--Edmonton Branch, 1985.
  • The Toronto Collection, editor Leslie Nutting, Toronto, ON: Manoeuvres Press, 1983.

Publications: chapbooks, artist books, etc.

  • Poem for Barry Colpitts (postcard), Joe Blades and Barry Colpitts, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN-13 978-1-55391-055-8, 2006.
  • Space Station II (limited edition book arts artist book with original poetry, signed and numbered edition of 25 for Canadian Bookbinders and Book Artists Guild, + 15 signed and numbered artist proofs), Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-042-7, 2005.
  • afterimage / naknadna slika (bilingual, English--Serbian, poetry chapbook), Bobana Stephen, translator, Fredericton, NB: SpareTime Editions, ISBN 1-55391-016-8, 2004.
  • Space Station I (limited edition poetry artist book), Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-022-2, 2003.
  • Trans-Canada Meditation (poetry chapbook) Fredericton, NB: SpareTime Editions, ISBN 1-896647-42-1, 2000
  • wriding (visual poetry chapbook), bitlet series #2, Maxville, ON: above/ground press, 2000.
  • Groundhog Daze 00 (fiction postcard) Fredericton, NB: poST hASTE cARD, ISBN 0-921411-85-5, 2000.
  • t sea ache, Joe Blades issue of STANZAS, Issue 19, Maxville, ON: above/ground press, 1999.
  • Tribeca (poetry chapbook) Maxville ON: above/ground press, ISBN 0-9699636-9-6, 1997.
  • Help: You Need It, We Offer It (found prose chapbook), Fredericton, NB: Book Rat, ISBN 0-9215411-53-7, 1996.
  • eurotrip (poetry chapbook), Kamloops, BC: Pooka Press, ISBN 1-896843-00-X, 1996.
  • Winter Solstice, Fredericton, NB: poST hASTE cARD, ISBN 0-921411-49-9, 1995.
  • Apathy (poetry chapbook), Toronto, ON: twobitter, 1995.
  • Rummaging for Rhinos (poetry chapbook), Ottawa, ON: Pooka Press, ISBN 0-9698503-7-9, 1995.
  • Theatre Department: Cast Care, Bulletin #1, (prose/humour), Fredericton, NB: Mad in Canada, 1995.
  • Stuff, an artist book (poetry chapbook), Fredericton, NB: private, 1995.
  • Solstice (poetry chapbook), Fredericton, NB: SpareTime Editions, ISBN 0-919957-63-3, 1994.
  • Synopsis (poetry chapbook), Book Rat 005, Fredericton, NB: Book Rat, ISBN 0-921411-27-8, 1994.
  • In the Valley of the Shadow of Poets’ Corner (poetry chapbook), Maxville ON: above/ground press, 1994.
  • Stones of My Flesh (poetry chapbook), Salamanca No. 11, Fredericton, NB: Wild East, 1992. Reprint, London, ON: SpareTime Editions, ISBN 0-919957-64-1, 1995.
  • twist tie #2 (poem chapbook), readcycle #6, Montreal, QC: fingerprinting inkoperated, 1991.
  • for Sha(u)nt Basmajian (poem chapbook), Hungry Zipper #7, Cambridge, ON: Hungry Zipper, 1991.
  • Reprint, Calgary, AB: openpalmseries 5.4, housepress, 2001.
  • aaaaaaab (poetry chapbook), Fredericton, NB: Dead Sea Physh Products, ISBN 0-921411-18-9, 1990.
  • DEC 31 1988 (poetry chapbook) Los Angeles, CA, USA: Utopic Furnace Press, 1990.
  • Future Now Past (poetry chapbook), London, ON: SpareTime Editions, ISBN 0-919957-61-7, 1990.
  • & care electronic (poetry chapbook), Book Rat #003, Fredericton, NB: Book Rat, ISBN 1-921411-17-0, 1990.
  • By(e) the River (poetry chapbook), Book Rat #002, Fredericton, NB: Book Rat, ISBN 0-921411-16-2, 1990.
  • Paper Bags (poetry chapbook) Halifax, NS: Dead Sea Physh Products, ISBN 0-921411-14-6, 1989.
  • Reflections (artist book), Halifax, NS: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 0-921411-04-9, 1987.
  • The A.B. Dick Colour Story (artist book), Halifax, NS: Broken Jaw Press, 1985.
  • Eurotrip Postcards (poetry postcards), Halifax, NS: Broken Jaw Press, 1985.
  • Journey Through Pink Clouds of Momentary Mentalities (poetry chapbook), Toronto, ON: private, 1980.

Publications: broadsheets

  • café noir et croissant, a little something . . . 25, Sonya Malaborza, translator into French, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-053-2, 2006.
  • casemate poems (part two), #23 / pesme iz kazamata (drugi deo), br. 23 (bilingual, English--Serbian), a little something . . . 24, Vladimir Tasić translator, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-017-6, 2004.
  • after “touch me” by stanley kunitz, a little something . . . 22, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-019-2, 2004.
  • casemate poems 2003 (part two), 25, a little something . . . 20, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-031-1, 2003.
  • casemate poems 2003, 9., a little something . . . 19, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-31-6, 2003.
  • afternoon writing, agp broadsheet #174, Maxville, ON: above/ground press, 2003.
  • near ghazals nb, IV, a little something . . . 18, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-030-3, 2003.
  • transference, Ottawa, ON: A Rideau Review Press Broadside for the Tree Reading Series, ISBN 0-9693235-1-12, 2003.
  • if all poets stick to 8˝ by 11 paper and 12pt font? [first draft], a little something . . . 16, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-55391-006-0, 2002.
  • unwriter, a little something . . . 12, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-91-X, 2001.
  • Beside New Moon Sea, a little something . . . >11, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-90-4, 2001.
  • Eels and Ghost Trout, a little something . . . 10, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-89-X, 2001.
  • Listen . . ., a little something . . . 9, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 0-921411-63-4, 2000.
  • poetry transport, a little something . . . 7, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-29-4, 1999.
  • choice, a little something . . . 4, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-21-9, 1999.
  • Daylight Saving Nighttime, a little something . . . 1, Fredericton, NB: Broken Jaw Press, ISBN 1-896647-07-3, 1999.
  • Dig Site, agp broadsheet #83, Maxville, ON: above/ground press, 1998.
  • Please Tell Us, agp broadsheet #68, Maxville, ON: above/ground press, 1998.
  • beside the river, agp broadsheet #48, Maxville, ON: above/ground press, 1997.
  • Pleasure Principle, cgik #5 with p.j. flaming, Fredericton, NB: cowgirlsinkilts, ISBN 1-896647-04-9, 1996.
  • Are You a Writer?, cgik #4 with p.j. flaming, Fredericton, NB: cowgirlsinkilts, ISBN 1-896647-03-0, 1996.
  • Water 2, cgik #3 with p.j. flaming, Fredericton, NB: cowgirlsinkilts, ISBN 1-896647-02-2, 1996.
  • Kama Sutra of Writing / Condoms: some dangers, cgik #2 with p.j. flaming, Fredericton, NB: cowgirlsinkilts, ISBN 1-896647-01-4, 1995.
  • Not the Ides of January, agp broadsheet #8, Maxville, ON: above/ground press, 1995.
  • Tree (poem broadsheet), Halifax, NS: OO gallery broadside, 1995.
  • First poem in Hogtown or hot dog on Yonge street: arrival / Box of Memories, cgik #1 with p.j. flaming, Fredericton, NB: cowgirlsinkilts, ISBN 1-896647-00-6, 1995.
  • The Budget Guide to Getting Here (litho art print), Halifax, NS: Greg MacKenzie printer, 1987; Blueline edition, Broken Jaw Press, 1988.

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