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Surviving Politics with Donna Macdonald

Posted by admin on February 27, 2017 at 8:30 am
Surviving City Hall

“Maintaining your sense of humour is an important part of getting through the day on city council,” Macdonald told CBC Radio West host Audrey McKinnon back in April 2016. In January, the author returned to the airwaves, this time on CBC Edmonton, to weigh in on an importance discussion on the lack of women in [...]

Catching Up with Adèle Barclay

Posted by admin on February 1, 2017 at 8:00 am

Over the past three months, Adèle Barclay has been a non-stop poetry promotional machine, working hard to share her highly anticipated debut collection If I Were in a Cage I’d Reach Out for You, which was released in October 2016, with readers everywhere. Along with Barclay’s diligent promotion, the arresting poems speak for themselves; “I [...]

Tim Bowling announced as Judge for Griffin Poetry Prize 2015

Posted by admin on October 8, 2014 at 7:26 am

The trustees of The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry have announced Tim Bowling (Canada), Fanny Howe (USA) and Piotr Sommer (Poland) as the judges for the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Tim Bowling is the author of twelve poetry collections, including Selected Poems (Nightwood Editions, 2013) and Circa Nineteen Hundred and Grief (Gaspareau Press, 2014) and of [...]

Shane Rhodes book launch trailer

Posted by admin on January 14, 2014 at 2:25 pm

  Watch the new trailer for Shane Rhodes‘s Ottawa launch of X, available here. Rhodes’s latest work was inspired by one of Canada’s most unpoetic subjects: Canada’s post-confederation treaties and the recent Idle No More protests. Investigating what the treaties mean today and what art can do with such unpoetic documents.   Date: Thursday, January 16, 2014 Time: 8:30pm [...]