July 26, 2019
Excerpt: Read Five Poems from Hugh Thomas' Maze, a Witty and Language-Loving Collection of Mistranslations
Language can be a thorny, disorienting thing at times - a kind of hedge maze of meaning where it's easy, and sometimes even pleasurable, to get lost. This is what drives the poems in Hugh Thomas' new ...
July 22, 2019
Thomas Leduc's Debut Poetry Collection Examines Family, Transformation, & Northern Ontario's Evolving Identity
Thomas Leduc's autobiographical debut poetry collection, Slagflower: Poems Unearthed From a Mining Town (Latitude 46 Publishing), delves into a unique family story: four generations of miners, the ...
July 15, 2019
Contest! Win Essential Poetry from Invisible Publishing!
Invisible Publishing is one of the most innovative presses around, earning their tagline of being "small, scrappy, and [publishing] top shelf books" over and over with their irresistible reads. And their ...
July 10, 2019
Susan Buis, Poets & Author of Gatecrasher, on What Can Be Done with Words
Self, land, ownership - as our understanding of these concepts because to evolve and grow, we find ourselves making new connections and relationships. In Susan Buis' Gatecrasher (Invisible Publishing), ...
June 24, 2019
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 ...