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Poem of the Week ( View Archives )
June 23, 2019

The Novel As Manuscript

by Norman Dubie

Norman Dubie uses "The Novel As Manuscript" to provide crisp insight into forms of poetic inspiration, useful for those who love poetry and for those who might aspire to create it themselves. Let's take a look at how he does this in this selection from his 2016 Griffin Poetry Prize winning collection, The Quotations of Bone.

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Poem of the Week ( View Archives )
June 16, 2019

A five-year-old asks his mother …

by Eve Joseph

Let's continue celebrating the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize winners by spending a few moments again with one of the softly surreal prose poems from Quarrels by Eve Joseph.

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Poem of the Week ( View Archives )
June 9, 2019

After You’re Gone / DAY SIX

by Don Mee Choi, translated from the Korean written by Kim Hyesoon

On the heels of the work's 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize win, it seems only right that we should reprise this selection from the hypnotic Autobiography of Death by Don Mee Choi, translated from the Korean written by Kim Hyesoon.

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Poem of the Week ( View Archives )
June 2, 2019

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by Sarah Tolmie

This week's Poem of the Week choice comes from the third of three works on the Canadian 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist. We've now spent time with selections from all seven works shortlisted for this year's prize. Now, let's turn our gaze to one of the spirited poems from The Art of Dying by Sarah Tolmie.

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Poem of the Week ( View Archives )
May 26, 2019

A five-year-old asks his mother …

by Eve Joseph

This week's Poem of the Week choice comes from the second of three works on the Canadian 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist. Let's spend a few moments with one of the softly surreal prose poems from Quarrels by Eve Joseph.

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The 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize Shortlist Readings

They happened June 5 at Koerner Hall in Toronto. Enjoy the readings livestream again here.

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2019 Shortlist

The books and poets of the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist

Learn more here about the poetry collections, poets, translators and publishers recognized on the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist.

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Lifetime Recognition

Get to know the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award recipients

Learn more about the distinguished recipients of the Griffin Lifetime Recognition Award, representing poetry from around the world.



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City Poems & City Music

City of Literature at Norfolk & Norwich Festival

Sage Hill Writing Experience – Spring Poetry Colloquium with George Elliott Clarke

International Welsh Poetry Competition submission deadline

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City Poems & City Music

Sage Hill Writing Experience – Spring Poetry Colloquium with George Elliott Clarke

Unamuno Author Festival 2019

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City Poems & City Music

Sage Hill Writing Experience – Spring Poetry Colloquium with George Elliott Clarke

Unamuno Author Festival 2019

RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers winner announced

RBC Bronwen Wallace Award for Emerging Writers winner announced

Shab-e She’r (Poetry Night) LXXIV

May Class: Poems of the City

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City Poems & City Music

Sage Hill Writing Experience – Spring Poetry Colloquium with George Elliott Clarke

Unamuno Author Festival 2019

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Virgil’s Aeneid

Midweek Poems with Open Book

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City Poems & City Music

Sage Hill Writing Experience – Spring Poetry Colloquium with George Elliott Clarke

Unamuno Author Festival 2019

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Margaret Atwood: From The Handmaid’s Tale to Art & Technology

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City Poems & City Music

Sage Hill Writing Experience – Spring Poetry Colloquium with George Elliott Clarke

Unamuno Author Festival 2019

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

The Banister 33rd Annual Poetry Contest submission deadline

Dreamers Writing Contest – Haiku Contest 2019 submission deadline

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City Poems & City Music

Unamuno Author Festival 2019

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Boulevard Poetry Contest for Emerging Poets submission deadline

Trowbridge Stanza

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City Poems & City Music

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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City Poems & City Music

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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City Poems & City Music

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Canada Water Library Creative Writing Group

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2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist readings

City Poems & City Music

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Virgil’s Aeneid

Midweek Poems with Open Book

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2019 Griffin Poetry Prize winners announced

City Poems & City Music

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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City Poems & City Music

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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City Poems & City Music

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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City Poems & City Music

Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Edna Staebler Laurier Writer-in-Residence application deadline

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Arlotto, Schmaltz and Tierney at the Art Bar Poetry Series

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Virgil’s Aeneid

Midweek Poems with Open Book

rob mclennan + Tanis MacDonald at Tree Reading Series

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Parkland Poets Reading Series

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Mohammadi, Silverberg and Piudik at the Art Bar Poetry Series

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Virgil’s Aeneid

Midweek Poems with Open Book

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

#twitterpoetryclub

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

revulva, Flaherty and Neilson at the Art Bar Poetry Series

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Virgil’s Aeneid

Midweek Poems with Open Book

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

Parkland Poets Reading Series

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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Concrete is Porous: poetry exhibition

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2020 Griffin Poetry Prize deadline (1 of 2) for entries

Fool for Poetry International Chapbook Competition 2019 submission deadline

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Canada Water Library Creative Writing Group

Colangelo, Pitas and Humphrey at the Art Bar Poetry Series

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