I’m doing the Sealey Challenge this year. Which is a poetry book a day to open windows in the head. Check out what I’m read at PearlPiriePoet One book cover and poem or poem part a day. You won’t be alone. At the moment there’s 434 followers and I tend to suss and toss out […]


HA&L has a new issue, 5.1 There’s a feature article on Chapbooks as Living Art: An Interview with Cameron Anstee, Ashley Obscura and Adèle Barclay, interviewed by David Ly. Lots in the issue, including haiku comic strips by Monica Plant, which are delightful. And there’s the Greenhouse books article and the tributes by authors of Anstruther. […]

FW: 2022 Book Awards

in case you missed it The League of Canadian Poets is proud to present the 2022 Book Awards Shortlists and Longlists, for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award. Winners of the 2022 Book Awards will be announced on Thursday May 5! Check out the 2022 ShortlistsCheck out the 2022 Longlists […]

Indies Bookstore Day: April 30

Canadian Independent Bookstore Day (CIBD) is the annual day when readers, writers, illustrators, publishers, and other industry supporters come together to celebrate indie bookstores across Canada. By joining the celebration, you are advocating for independent businesses, supporting a flourishing bookselling community, and investing in Canadian culture. Find your local participating bookstore. Some offer special readings, […]