The power of place in poetry is undeniable. A poem can transport you, and Open Book and Brick Books want to do just that with our Cross Canada Poetry Contest! Courtesy of Brick Books, you can enter to win a whopping 10 collections of gorgeous poetry that put place front and centre in their evocative and powerful poems. Set in a variety of regions around the country, this is a great way to travel to numerous Canadian cities and towns without ever getting up from your cozy reading spot. Below you can see the full list of prize books and the areas or cities on which they focus.
The Brick Books Cross Canada Poetry Contest prize pack consists of one copy of each of:
- Concrete and Wild Carrot by Margaret Avison – Toronto
- Habitat by Sue Wheeler – West coast British Columbia
- Lake of Two Mountains by Arleen Paré – Montreal
- Lost Gospels by Lorri Neilsen Glenn – Saskatchewan and Nova Scotia
- The Perils of Geography by Helen Humphreys – southeastern Ontario
- The Rapids by Susan Gillis – Lachine, Quebec
- Souwesto Home by James Reaney – southwestern Ontario
- Spirit Engine by John Donlan – eastern Ontario
- Torch River by Elizabeth Philips - Saskatchewan
- A Walker in the City by Méira Cook - Winnipeg
To enter, send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Brick Books Cross Canada Poetry Contest" by Sunday, July 15, 2018 (deadline 11:00pm EST). To be considered, be sure to include your name and full mailing address in your email. One winner will be chosen at random following the contest deadline and contacted via email.
Good luck to everyone who enters!