Reading Launch

After a few years of hiatus, The Heart of the Library series returns. At 7:30pm EST, Sat May 15 you can catch the re-launch on the 100 Mile Artist Network Channel. I’ll be in conversation with the ever-effervescent Ilse Turnsen.

what is the work

Novels can suspend disbelief. Why can’t poems. The length or scope? I suppose poems want to poke holes in belief. Poems are a chance for real talk, not pleasing narrative.

Lesley Strutt Poetry Prize

Forwarded information from Nick, president of the Merrickville Artist Guild. To date $9,355 has been raised for the Lesley Strutt Poetry Prize. The League of Canadian Poets who were very enthusiastic and supportive of the idea of creating a prize in Lesley’s name.  The League developed a process and path forward for an annual poetry […]