November 24, 2022
PEI's Bren Simmers Wins CBC Poetry Award for Poem Suite Exploring the Connection Between Alzheimer's and Language
For the first time ever, a writer from Prince Edward Island has won the prestigious CBC Poetry Prize. Bren Simmers was awarded the $6,000 prize today for her poetry collection Spell World Backwards. The ...
November 24, 2021
Vancouver's Lisa Gaston Wins 2021 CBC Poetry Prize for Her Heartbreaking & Powerful Piece "James"
Good news comes in threes, as this morning we had a third literary prize announcement of the day, with CBC Books announcing that Lise Gaston of Vancouver has won the 2021 CBC Poetry Prize for her poem, ...
November 18, 2021
CBC Books Announces the 5 Finalists for the 2021 Poetry Award, Chosen from Thousands of Submissions
Today, five writers have been shortlisted for the 2021 CBC Poetry Prize. The prize, which has been awarded since 1979 and is one of the most prestigious and richest awards in the country for a single ...