PEI POET OF THE OIL PATCH – JUNE 5

Winter’s Tales Author Reading Series Contact: Dr. Richard Lemm – 566-0389, rlemm@upei.ca  PEI’s newest published poet, Mathew Henderson, will launch his first book, The Lease, on Wednesday, June 5, at 7:30 p.m. in the UPEI Faculty Lounge, Main Building. His reading is sponsored by the UPEI English Department with support from The Canada Council for…

Book Launch with Poet Laureate, Hugh MacDonald

Book Launch with Poet Laureate, Hugh MacDonald this is a Lovesong Travel through a season, a year, or a lifetime with Poet Laureate, Hugh Macdonald, to places that are familiar to all of us with the people we know, as he shows us a series of scenes and snapshots of the human condition in his…

What are afternoon horses?

What are afternoon horses? The phrase comes from a poem in Deirdre Kessler’s poetry book, AFTERNOON HORSES, to be launched October 20th at Beaconsfield’s Carriage House by Acorn Press. Though Kessler has been writing poetry for more years than she has been writing fiction and nonfiction and has had poems published in chapbooks and in…

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…