Descant

On Wednesday, February 20, Descant will be celebrating the memory of Winston Collins, writer and enthusiastic teacher of literature at the universities of Cincinnati, Princeton and Toronto, by announcing the winner of the 2013 Winston Collins/Descant Prize for Best Canadian Poem. The finalists are (in no particular order): Richard Scarsbrook: “Fortune” Laura Lamont: “Night Vision” […]

Donation Perks: Poems In the Hand of the Poet

VerseFest’s Indiegogo funding drive is 2/5 of the way to the goal. It has added a few more items, beyond pins, t-shirts, feel-good-feelings, festival passes and tax receipts…want a framed, handwritten poem by Karen Solie? By Phil Hall? Or how about Philip Levine? If you like broadsheets and limited print run, this may be your […]