November 14, 2018
Vancouver's Natalie Lim Wins CBC Poetry Prize for Her First Published Work
Winning the CBC Poetry Prize is a huge feat for any Canadian poet, but 2018 winner Natalie Lim has added an extra layer of impressiveness to her achievement: her winning poem, "Arrhythmia", is her first-ever ...
November 12, 2018
Contest! Win Essential Poetry from Porcupine's Quill
Does your poetry shelf cry out for more? One lucky winner will be able to pack their bookcase full of some of Canada's best with a five-book prize pack from The Essential Poets Collection, courtesy of ...
August 13, 2018
Go Long! Win a Collection of Incredible Long Poem Collections from Brick Books
Short may be sweet, but long can be even better - and the long poem is one of the toughest, most moving, most powerful forms out there. So we're especially excited to bring you a barnburner of a giveaway ...
July 16, 2018
Contest! Win a Summer Reads Prize Pack of Essays from Porcupine's Quill!
Porcupine's Quill wants you to have the best summer reading experience you can, and all it takes to nab a chance at it is sending a simple email. That's right folks, we've got another terrific prize pack ...
July 12, 2018
"Here Might Be a Path Out of Myself" Steve McOrmond on Discovering Poetry
Steve McOrmond's Reckon (Brick Books) is his first book since the widely-praised The Good News About Armageddon was published in 2010. Reckon is worth the wait, packed with poems that balance wit ...
July 09, 2018
Contest! Travel the Country on the Page with Brick Books' Cross Canada Poetry Contest!
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 ...
June 21, 2018
"The Poet’s Responsibility is to His or Her Poem" Darren Bifford on Poetry Culture & Community
Darren Bifford's False Spring (Brick Books) is devastatingly timely, concerned as it is with the concept of collapse and cultural crisis. Tough, urgent, and unabashed, the poems in the collection push ...
June 19, 2018
Ben Ladouceur Wins 2018 Writers' Trust Dayne Ogilvie Award for LGBTQ Emerging Writers!
We could not be more excited to announce that Ben Ladouceur is the winner of the 2018 Writers' Trust Dayne Ogilvie Award for LGBTQ Emerging Writers.Ben is the author of the acclaimed poetry collection Otter (Coach ...
June 19, 2018
Nilsen, Enns, Belleau, & Morgan Capture 2018 League of Canadian Poets Awards
The League of Canadian Poets has announced the winners of their 2018 Annual Poetry Awards. This year marks a newly doubled prize purse for each award.Gerald Lampert Memorial Award Winner:Emily Nilsen ...
June 12, 2018
Contest! Win A Prize Pack of Essential Women Poets' Work from Porcupine's Quill
The Porcupine's Quill's Essential Poets series highlights some of the most exciting, innovative, and (of course) essential poets in Canada. Don't let your poetry section languish without these titles...The ...