Pat Lowther

footlights is on the 2021 longlist for Pat Lowther Award, for Canadian women poets.  The award carries a $2000 prize, and is sponsored by the LCP. See the rest of the dozen excellent books at the League site, or below. Some of these are my favourites of the year, including Burning Sugar, the Gospel of […]


In case you might like to see, here’s my profile at the League of Canadian Poets. Buy books and services from me and I will buy more books. And probably chocolate. And eyeglasses. It keeps the economy turning. Send best wishes, I’m trying to do a Canada Council application. Week 2.

Michael Dennis

You probably know Today’s Book of Poetry where Michael Dennis reviewed hundreds of poetry collection. I can’t imagine how many thousands he received. He would only review those he was sent, and things were sent from all over North America for his generous review. The process opened him up. He was so chuffed about all […]