TWP Weekly Writing Post 2015 Easter Edition (April 5-11)

The Writing Pool’s Weekly Writing PostTM 2015 Easter Edition (April 5-11) Welcome to The Writing Pool’s Weekly Writing PostTM! We provide you with a free weekly newsletter filled with notices about contests, events, conferences, and other information that might be useful or of great interest to writers of all leanings. Meanwhile, calls for submission to…

Award-winning PEI Poet Reading in Montague Library

Award-winning PEI Poet Reading in Montague Library Feb. 2 Dianne Hicks Morrow will give a public reading on Saturday, Feb. 2, from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Montague Rotary Library, 53 Wood Islands Road. The reading is hosted by the Montague Library Writers Guild, which acknowledges the support of The Canada Council for the Arts…

Announcing….. THE GERALD LAMPERT & PAT LOWTHER AWARDS SHORTLIST

April 4, 2011, Toronto:  The League of Canadian Poets is pleased to announce the shortlist for its 2011 Pat Lowther and Gerald Lampert Memorial Awards.  Congratulations to the authors for their fine work and many thanks to the jurors for their hard work on this year’s awards. Winners of these awards will be announced during a…

The Poetic Licence Contest for Canadian Youth 2010

The League of Canadian Poets, a national not-for-profit poetry organization founded in 1966, invites Canadian youth to participate in its Poetic Licence Contest.  There are two age categories, junior (grades 7-9) and senior (grades 10-12). First place poems in each category will receive a cash prize of $350, second place winners will receive $300 and third…

PAT LOWTHER AND GERALD LAMPERT MEMORIAL AWARDS

The League of Canadian Poets is now accepting submissions for our annual book awards for titles published in 2009! The Pat Lowther Memorial Award is given for a book of poetry by a Canadian woman published in the preceding year, and is in memory of the late Pat Lowther, whose career was cut short by…

LEAGUE OF CANADIAN POETS ANNOUNCES ITS NATIONAL COUNCIL 2009 – 2010

Toronto – The League of Canadian Poets (LCP) at its Annual General Meeting and conference in Vancouver, June 12-14, elected the following individuals to its National Council for 2009-10. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE President:                                            Dennis Reid, Victoria, BC Vice President:                                    Joe Blades, Fredericton, NB Treasurer:                                           Ray Mitchell, Toronto, ON Past President (Appointed):                Maurice Mierau, Winnipeg, MB REGIONAL…

Young Poets’ Week Celebrates Emerging Canadian Talent

April 6, 2009, Toronto : The League of Canadian Poets is pleased to announce the winners of the Poetic Licence Contest for Canadian Youth. The contest’s categories consist of junior and senior age groups. Winning poets in each group will be awarded a cash prize of $350 (first place), $300 (second place), and $250 (third…