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. Some of these are my favourites of the year, including Burning Sugar, the Gospel of Breaking, & Sick.

Phil Hall’s Niagara & Government (Pedlar Press, 2020) is on the list for the Raymond Souster.

Buy footlights from Radiant.

Shortlists will be announced on April 15. The winning titles are announced May 6.