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Refining and defining your poetry is a life-long pursuit and a never-ending learning process. Actively working to improve your writing will bring you ever-closer to the kind of literary art you want to create. Here are 5 ways to improve your poetry and spark new ideas: 1. Write in Every […]

5 Ways to Improve Your Poetry and Spark New Ideas ...


“Get ready for late nights! Great books abound among this year’s GG finalists and you won’t be able to put them down. Further proof of the prolific and potent Canadian literary scene.” – Robert Sirman, Director and CEO of the Canada Council for the Arts. The Canada Council for the […]

Canada Council for the Arts Announces Finalists for the 2013 ...


Nora Gould is a poet and rancher from Alberta and her debut poetry collection I see my love my clearly for a distance is prairie poetry beyond pretty landscapes; brighter than golden wheat fields, and at times darker than long winter nights. She brings to life animal, vegetable and mineral […]

Poetry, ranch life and relationships: An interview with Nora Gould



The League of Canadian Poets has announced the shortlists for its 2011 Pat Lowther and Gerald Lampert Memorial Awards. The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award recognizes the best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year. The Pat Lowther Memorial Award is given for a book of poetry by […]

Pat Lowther and Gerald Lampert Memorial Awards 2011 Shortlists Announced


To celebrate 35 years, Brick Books, the only press in Canada that specializes in publishing poetry titles, has set out to create the largest publisher-focused poetry performance archive in Canada and abroad. The podcast channel, which was started in June 2010, already boasts over 160 recordings, with many more promised to […]

Brick Books Celebrates 35 Years by Introducing Poetry Podcast Channel