Sunday, April 28, 2013

Reading at the Windsor Public Library

Celebrate two anthologies celebrating local writers and themes. April 30th at the Windsor Central Public Library at 7pm.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Pics from the Detours launch

Thanks to photographers Aimee Parent and Robert Earl Stewart.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Raymond Souster Award

Congratulations to John Wall Barger!

"The League of Canadian Poets (LCP) is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2013 Raymond Souster, Pat Lowther and Gerald Lampert Memorial Awards. Congratulations to the authors for their fine submissions and many thanks to the jurors for their hard work on this year’s awards."

Winners of these awards will be announced during a special ceremony at the annual LCP Poetry Fest and Conference to be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in downtown Toronto on June 8, 2013.

Raymond Souster Award:
The Raymond Souster Award is given for a book of poetry by a League of Canadian Poets member published in the preceding year. The award honours the late Raymond Souster, an early founder of the League of Canadian Poets. The award carries a $1,000 prize.

Hummingbird by John Wall Barger (Palimpsest Press)
the Flicker tree: Okanagan Poems by Nancy Holmes (Ronsdale Press)
Wayworn Wooden Floors by Mark Lavorato (The Porcupine’s Quill)
Between Dusk and Night by Emily McGiffin (Brick Books)
The New Measures by A.F. Moritz (House of Anansi Press Inc.)
no ordinary place by Pamela Porter (Ronsdale Press)

Thursday, April 4, 2013

April Readings

Thursday, April 4, 2013 @7:00 p.m.
Kate Briad with Sandy Shreve and Carole Glasser Langille.
People's Co-Op Bookstore.
1391 Commercial Drive
Vancouver, BC.

Saturday, April 6, 2013 @ 1pm.
Kate Braid with Sandy Shreve and Carole Glasser Langille
Talisman Books & Gallery, Driftwood Centre. 
Pender Island, BC.

Wednesday April 17th @7pm
Book Launch of Detours Anthology
Biblioasis. 1520 Wyandotte St. East.
Windsor, ON.

Saturday April 20, 2013
Gail Sidonie Sobat at the Calgary Young Writers' Conference
Calgary, AB

Tuesday April 30th @7pm
Detours readings with Whisky Sour City (Black Moss Press)
Hosted by Marty Gervais
Windsor Public Library. 850 Ouellette Ave.
Windsor, ON.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Detours anthology readings

The Detours anthology of Windsor and Essex Country poets will be launched at Biblioasis April 17th at 7pm. There will be several readings from the anthology and lots of festivities. Come out and support our local writers. Books will be available for purchase.