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We're getting geared up the launch of two terrific chapbooks edited by Patrick Lane: All the Weight She Holds and Preparing the Way. The event will be July 17th at the fabulous Globe Bar and Grill run by CHLY Radio at 25 Front Street Nanaimo. So far readers include: Ann Graham Walker, Barbara Pelman, Chelsea Comeau, Heidi Garnett, Leanne McIntosh, Linda Thompson, Liz McNally, Martha Royea, Mary Ann Moore, Mary Elizabeth Nelson, Pat Smekal, Richard Osler, Sheila Rosen, Somae Claire Olser, Vivian Plenge.
milk tooth bane bone by Daniela Elza: "Elza's milk tooth bane bone is almost elemental in its purity. You hardly notice, at first, that these apparently fragmentary passages read with a clear narrative, insight and enlightening conclusions." Read the rest of this review by Michael Dennis at http://
milk tooth bane bone: "An outstanding, deeply conceptual poetry collection by Daniela Elza - epistemology written in crows ... Highly recommended for all contemporary poetry lovers."
Adrienne Gruber's chapbook Mimic won the 2012 pbNichol chapbook award.
Jude Neale's Only the Fallen Can See was long lsited for the 2012 Relit Awards
Kirsty Elliot's True was shortlisted for the League of Canadian Poets 2012 Gerald Lampert Award and long listed for the 2012 ReLit Awards.
Tina Biello was shortlisted for the Bressani Prize at the Vancouver Italian Cultural Centre for Momenti.
Susan Musgrave and Leanne Boschman were nominated for the ReLit Awards for their Leaf titles.
Susan Musgrave's Obituary of Light has been short-listed for the CAA Award for Poetry.
K. Louise Vincent's The Discipline of Undressing longlisted for the ReLit Awards
Kim Goldberg's Ride Backwards on Dragon shortlisted for Gerald Lampert Award
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the British Columbia Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts in our book publishing program.