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The shortlist for the 2013 bpnichol chapbook award it out! Cheers to Joanne Thorwaldson and her chapbook thirteen poems for releasing love. See the chapbook here.
Congratulations to Janet Marie Rogers and to Native Waves Radio: Winner of Best Radio at imagineNATIVE Film and Media Festival. Native Waves Radio: Resonating Reconciliation - Producer, Janet Rogers.
Daniela Elza has uploaded a remarkable video poem from milk tooth bane bone here. The videopoem, crow morphologies, recorded in collaboration with Soressa Gardner, is an official selection of the 2013 Visible Verse Festival at the Cinematheque in Vancouver, BC, Canada, Saturday, October 12, 2013.
Dark Matter: Daniel Gawthrop writes: McIntosh creates "an intimate conversation between poet and priest that sheds light on things often left hidden beneath the surface. In many cases, the interaction produces fresh insight on matters the Church would prefer not to revisit. Who knew, for example, that celibacy could be rendered with such sensuality and empowerment? Read the review here.
"The heart has never surfaced more queer": A review of Emilia Nielsen's poetry collection Surge Narrows by Casey the Canadian Lesbrarian is here.
When I read Daniela Elza''s poems, my mouth and heart and imagination all open up with a jaw-dropping shout of jouissance!" —Dr. Carl Leggo, Department of Language and Literacy Education, UBC
"Leanne McIntosh's deeply considered Dark Matter is rich in its genuine humanity, the desire to find basic goodness. This earnestness often overrides melody in poetry but McIntosh has escaped that dangerous territory with aplomb. These poems never feel heavy in weight, only in significance." Read the rest of this review by Michael Dennis here.
Joanne Thorwaldson's chapbook thirteen poems for releasing love is shortlisted for the 2013 bpNichol chapbook award.
Adrienne Gruber's chapbook Mimic won the 2012 bpNichol 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.
Allan Brown's Imagines co-winner of 2009 bpNichol Chapbook Award.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of the British Columbia Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts in our book publishing program.