NEW ISSUE! - Vallum 12:1 "SURRENDER" is available now!
There are many ways in which surrender manifests: joy, despair, a willingness to give up one’s “totality” for someone or something other than ourselves. We surrender to vices, to glory, to the divine, or to the void. In this issue, poets such as Christopher Levenson, Tim Lilburn, Pamela Porter, Paul Vermeersch, and Leland James, along with artist Maya Flore ask: what does it mean to bend, to yield?Don’t miss out on this new installment of exciting international and Canadian poetry – order the issue, or renew your subscription HERE!
Vallum magazine is also available in digital format. Featuring additional content such as: AUDIO and VIDEO recordings of selected poets, further poems and essays by contributors, and MORE!
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