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Contest! Dive into Poetry with a Prize Pack from Brick Books!
This summer, dive into poetry from Brick Books' 2019 Spring authors. We're excited to offer this prize pack, courtesy of Brick Books, with FIVE new poetry collections to see you through a whole summer ...
June 14, 2019
Poetry Reigns at the Trillium Prize with Winners Dionne Brand and Robin Richardson
Dionne Brand and Robin RichardsonIt's was an all-poetry year for the Trillium Book Awards, announced last night in Toronto. Both the Trillium Book Award (an open genre prize) and, of course, the Trillium ...
June 10, 2019
League of Canadian Poets Announces Award Winners Liem, du Plessis, Howell & Thompson
Poetry Month may be over for 2019, but there is still lots to celebrate in the world of verse. Today, the League of Canadian Poets has shared the winners of their annual poetry awards, including the ...
June 07, 2019
Kim Hyesoon, Don Mee Choi, and Eve Joseph win 2019 Griffin Prizes, with Lifetime Honour for Nicole Brossard
Last night in Toronto, the the Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize was awarded to Eve Joseph for Quarrels (Anvil Press), while International Griffin Poetry Prize was presented to writer-translator team Kim ...
May 29, 2019
John Elizabeth Stintzi Wins 25th Annual RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers
Bronwen Wallace Award winner John Elizabeth Stintzi (right) with event host and CBC personality Shelagh RogersYesterday evening in Toronto, John Elizabeth Stintzi was named the 25th winner of the Writers' ...
May 28, 2019
The Griffin Prize Poets on Writers' Work Days & Favourite Canadian Poems
The Griffin Prize is not only one of the biggest literary prizes in Canada; it has become one of the most prestigious and influential poetry prizes in the world, annually honouring one International ...
May 21, 2019
"These Poems Attempt the Impossible" The 2019 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award Nominees on Poetry, CanLit & More
The RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers, administered by the Writers' Trust and sponsored by the Royal Bank of Canada, has a downright impressive track record of recognizing remarkably talented ...
May 15, 2019
Ontario Creates' Trillium Book Awards List Announced, including Nominations for Brand, Dey, & Toews
The Trillium Book Award shortlists are being greeted with cheers in the CanLit community this year, with a mix of book lovers' favourites and exciting new voices. Administered by Ontario Creates (formerly ...
April 30, 2019
Writers' Trust Announces Shortlist for $10,000 RBC Bronwen Wallace Award
Today the Writers' Trust of Canada announced the three finalists for their award dedicated to celebrating emerging writers, The RBC Bronwen Wallace Award. The prize alternates each year between short ...
April 26, 2019
Poet Ayaz Pirani on Oral Tradition, Literary Gatekeepers, and Writing Faithful Lines
Ayaz Pirani's work has been praised as "wise... surprising [and] sly" and his newest collection, Kabir’s Jacket Has a Thousand Pockets (Mawenzi House), builds on his characteristic insightful, elegant ...