SELECTED WORK

PUBLICATIONS

The Cyborg Anthology (2020)

a full-length poetry collection available from Brick Books, download sample poems here, or read an excerpt at Barnes & Noble or Amazon

Veines Circuits (2020)

a poem from ‘The Cyborg Anthology’ translated into French by Myriam Legault

A True Story of Good News (2019)

a poem about dead cows in the Small Towns issue of Poetry is Dead

Snoot (2019)

a poem about snoots and snootiness in the League of Canadian Poets Poetry Pause

Once (2018)

a poem about eating bugs in PeachMag’s With You: Withdrawn Poetry of the #MeToo Movement

Our Cyborg History (2017)

a chapbook about a cyborg organization in the future published by bird, buried press

Cyborg 23 (2009)

four poems were published in the 2009 SFU Writer’s Studio Emerge Anthology, but the other three are included in ‘The Cyborg Anthology’ so here’s the rejected one

REVIEWS

Queer Sci-Fi – Review of The Cyborg Anthology (2021), also available at Liminal Fiction

“If you love good-sci-fi, this book is well worth your time – it rewards slow, careful exploration.”

Arc Poetry Magazine – From the Robot Apocalypse, Backwards – Review of The Cyborg Anthology (2021)

“B-e subverts the oft-central question of speculative works: what does it mean to be human? … it does not matter what it means to be human, and in fact, it matters quite a bit more to ponder what it means to be sapient.”

Winnipeg Free Press – Sci-fi Stanzas Strangely Nostalgic – Review of The Cyborg Anthology (2021)

“…the entire effort possesses an impressive confidence, range, cohesion and ambition, making it a stellar debut.”

Concrete and River – Review of The Cyborg Anthology (2021)

“B-e’s poems examine being and the elements that compose it. They shift and open the question of what it is to be human.”

Rob McLennan’s Blog – Review of The Cyborg Anthology (2021)

“I’m fascinated by the full-length debut by Toronto poet and filmmaker Lindsay B-e … an anthology shaped around speculative fiction, exploring ideas of consciousness, being, artificial intelligence and technology.” 

#EnbyLife – Review of The Cyborg Anthology (2020)

“A once in a lifetime book that speaks to a generation. In this case, a generation that hasn’t happened yet.”

READINGS

The Cyborg Anthology Launch (2020)

the live launch, including readings by Larissa Lai, Irfan Ali, Tyler Pennock, and Ryan North

Planet Earth Poetry Reading (2021)

a reading at Victoria’s Planet Earth Poetry series

Versefest Reading (2020)

a reading at Ottawa’s International Poetry Festival, including readings by Monika Rinck and Oana Avasilichioaei

Our Cyborg History Reading (2017)

a reading at the bird, buried press Robot Collection launch

Urban Poetics Reading (2007)

a reading at the ENGL 372 Creative Writing class party

TABLETOP ROLE-PLAYING GAMES

Shepherd’s Crossing (2020)
a table-top role-playing game that takes place in a magic school adjacent to Toronto
Saint Clones (2016)
a tabletop role-playing game created for a youth group, with players acting as reanimated Saints

lindsay-reads2PHOTOGRAPHY

Other Saskatchewan Ghosts (2011)
a photography series with accidentally-applied digital glitches on ghost town images
Saskatchewan Ghost Towns (2010)
a photography series taken in Saskatchewan ghost towns and abandoned buildings

FILM

Boreal Forest Expedition (2008)
a short super8 documentary about fur-trapping and family secrets

author reading viewed through a video cameraCHAPBOOKS

ALL THE PRAYERS (2017)
a found-poetry prayerbook compiled from notes jotted down over a three year period
Pretty Patreaties (2012)
a poetry chapbook collaboration with a three and five year old
Main Street (2007)
a chapbook created for an Urban Poetics class about an area of Main Street in Vancouver

UPCOMING EVENTS

Event Calendar
a google calendar of events featuring Lindsay B-e

Photo Credits to Andy Carroll, Frank Lee, and Lindsay B-e