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forage wins Canada Reads Poetry!

Published on April 28, 2011 By admin

Today, it was announced that Rita Wong’s forage won the Canada Reads Poetry competition, an online initiative co-hosted by CBC Books and The National Post. Canada Reads Poetry is a new event based on the original Canada Reads format, but taking place entirely online. After three weeks of reading defenses from the panelists and author […]

Rita Wong at the Tar Sands

Published on August 24, 2010 By admin

Nightwood author Rita Wong takes us on an illuminating and redemptive “healing walk around the tar sands dead zone” at rabble.ca. Rita’s report and walk follow up on the informed, electric and sharp political commentary of her Nightwood poetry collection Forage, the winner of the 2007 Dorothy Livesay BC Book Prize for Poetry. “Her questioning […]