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Alice’s work on the web

A handy link to poetry/prose published elsewhere on the web.


Talking Writing – Subsurface ocean may be hiding beneath Pluto’s heart (March 2018)

Talking Writing – Euclid’s iron hand; Bird singularities (March 2016)

The Trumpeter (Journal of Ecosophy) – sun thread

CV2 (Contemporary Verse 2 website) – Grief, oranges

Literary Review of Canada (on thefreelibrary.com) – Glosa: the weather

Truck (Halvard Johnson’s e-zine) – Foil and Advice to the lovelorn.

Blue Skies Poetry (website edited by Dymphny Dronyk and Angela Kublik) – Battle River Country

Intersections – Poetry with Mathematics (JoAnne Growney’s blog)

League of Canadian Poets (National Poetry Month blog) — A slight preponderance

London Grip (UK-based e-zine of poetry and culture) – The Muse of Universes and The Jeweller God

Canadian Poetry Online (U 0f T website maintained at the University of Toronto) – The moon of magpies quarrelling; Saint Pelagia; Symmetries of dilation; Ships; Maps; For all that.


Bridges 2020 (Conference Proceedings) – Perhaps the plaintive numbers flowon what poets might be counting on their fingers as they compose.

Bridges 2017 (Conference Procedings) – From e to Metaphoron why and how a poet would use a mathematical concept as the basis for a metaphor.

Bridges 2017 (Conference proceedings) – Numbers with Personality:  Numbers are not simply dry and abstract symbols for arithmetic quantities. Human minds also endow them with rich and complicated personalities, from Mayan portrait glyphs to the form of synaesthesia called Ordinal Linguistic Personification

Journal of Mathematics and the Arts – Barbers & Big Ideas: Paradox in Math and Poetry

Bridges 2013 (Conference proceedings) – Math into Metaphor

Rattle (L.A.-based journal) – Poetry and Scale

Bridges 2012 (conference procedings) – Tune and rhyme: Translation symmetry at work

Avenue MagazineWhere there’s magic in summer twilight

Kenyon ReviewPoetics and Science 


Malahat Review — on judging the long poem contest

League of Canadian Poets — on the occasion of being shortlisted for the Souster award

Jane Day Reader — about process, punctuation and community

Freefall Magazine — a conversation with Bob Stallworthy about Intersecting Sets

Communicate Influence — on the relationship between writing ad copy and poetry

Bloom – on the relationship between mathematics and poetry

Lectures, readings

A Superposition of Brains – Provost’s lecture given at the C. N. Yang Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stony Brook University

Terra Informa radio interview

Tree Reading Series – Ottawa

Canadian Literature Centre – Alice reads “The Office Romeo’s Tale”

Critical Writing about Alice’s Work

Science and the City: The Poetics of Alice Major’s Edmonton by Neil Querengesser, in WRITING ALBERTA: Aberta Building on a Literary Identity, Edited by George Melnyk and Donna Coates

Alice’s Amazon author page


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