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Contest! Explore Remarkable Lives with Brick Books


Here's some good news on a Monday: You've got the chance to enter to win a huge prize pack of poetry courtesy of iconic Canadian publisher Brick Books!

These poetry collections give you the chance to peek into the real and imagined lives of others: hockey goalie Terry Sawchuk, murderer Myra Hindley, acclaimed Indigenous poet Pauline Johnson, magician Harry Houdini, and many more. Ten biographies told in poetry, capturing the extraordinary lives of others, could find their way to your bookshelf.

Brick Books Biographies as Poetry Prize Pack:

  • Adult Language Warning by William Robertson
  • Anatomy of Keys by Steve Price
  • Deeds/Abstracts: The History of a London Lot by Greg Curnoe
  • Hooked: seven poems by Carolyn Smart 
  • Jaguar Rain: the Margaret Mee poems by Jan Conn 
  • Letters from a long illness with the world: the D.H. Lawrence Poems by Barry Dempster
  • Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems - 10th Anniversary Edition by Randall Maggs 
  • Pale as Real Ladies: Poems for Pauline Johnson by Joan Crate
  • Two Hemispheres by Nadine McInnis 
  • Two Tragedies in 429 Breaths by Susan Paddon

To enter, send us an email at using the subject line "Brick Books Biography Contest" with your name and full mailing address. One winner will be chosen at random and notified by email. The deadline for this contest is 11:59pm on Sunday, March 18, 2018 so don't wait!