The Oyez Review, Roosevelt University’s award-winning literary journal, has been in publication for over forty years. Among other readers relevant to issue #42, Donna Vorreyer will read a selection of her poems including "Compline with a Dream of Folded Arms," which is also featured …
Suddenly Something Happened
Published by Conundrum Press
256, b&w, 7"x9"
"Jimmy Beaulieu is the founder of the publishing house Mécanique génèrale and the author of eight books in French. Suddenly Something Happened is his first book in English and collects the storylines from Quelques Pelures and Le Moral des Troupes (which won the 2005 Prix de l’Espoir Québécois), as well as many new pages, to form the definitive edition of this autobiographical work. Jimmy ponders the difference between living in Quebec City and Montreal with its bohemian nightlife. He starts to publish other artists, travels to comic festivals around the globe, settles down and watches the neighbourhood change. Told in richly rendered pencil lines in front of masterfully drawn backdrops portraying Quebec’s urban and rural landscapes, these are the complete non-adventures of Jimmy Beaulieu, an easygoing artist with an appreciation for the finer things in life