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Calls for from the LCP

The League of Canadian Poets is delighted to announce that the 2023 Anne Szumigalski Lecturer featuring Joshua Whitehead. The theme of the 2023 Anne Szumigalski lecture is: On Reparative vs Paranoid Writing: The Ethics and Carework of Storytelling from Joshua Whitehead.

This is a free, virtual event; any donations made at the time of registration are gratefully received to help the League continue to deliver its mission of supporting poets and poetry in Canada.

This event was originally scheduled for Friday, September 29, 2023. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Anne Szumigalski Lecture featuring Joshua Whitehead has been postponed. We regret any inconvenience this may have caused, and we look forward to seeing you on the rescheduled date (TBA). 

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For the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, Pat Lowther Memorial Award and Raymond Souster Award. 

Deadline is November 20, 2023.

For books published December 2022 - November 2023.

Next event: New member reading (fall) – October 12, 2023. Then: Quebec and French-language open mic – November 9, 2023. RSVP to attend or read! 


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