#NPM19: Weekly Round-Up | WEEK ONE

 

Overwhelmed by all the amazing National Poetry Month content coming out every day? Need a refresher? We’ll be rounding up our blog content, along with the awesome stuff our friends at Open BookAll Lit Up49th Shelf, and CBC Books are releasing – plus other NPM news that catches our eye each week; all month long.

From the League’s own #NPM19 blog:

Place | Guest post by Gwen Benaway

5 Simple Activities to Get Kids Celebrating Nature with Poetry

10 Ways to Support your Favourite Poets

What does poetry mean to you?

 

From 49th Shelf:

Celebrating Nature with Poetry

 

From All Lit Up:

This National Poetry Month we’re shouting it out to all the rad women of poetry who write in all kinds of spaces and styles and explore all kinds of themes. Poetry Grrrowl is a raised fist and high-five to those women who make us better readers and thinkers. Join us here on the blog throughout the month for our feature poets, including interviews and excerpts from each, and get 15% OFF any of our Poetry Grrrowl collections all April long. Scroll down for the full line-up of poets and follow along with us all month!

Poetry Grrrowl: Shazia Hafiz Ramji + Port of Being

Poetry Grrrowl: Michelle Sylliboy + Kiskajeyi – I AM READY

Poetry Grrrowl: Allison Chisholm + On the Count of None

Poetry Grrrowl: Jules Arita Koostachin + Unearthing Secrets, Gathering Truths

 

From CBC Books:

Dionne Brand, Adam Dickinson, Shazia Hafiz Ramji among poets longlisted for League of Canadian Poets prizes

Wondering how to write an extraordinary poem? Be inspired by the ordinary

Calling all poets! The CBC Poetry Prize is now open

Feeling as healing: Zakisha Brown uses her spoken word poetry as a balm for living

 

From Open Book:

Edward Carson, Our Poetry Month 2019 Writer-in-Residence, Talks about the Power of Titles

Kicking off National Poetry Month with the League of Canadian Poets Book Awards Longlists 

Poetry Au Naturel: Poets Tell us About their Nature-Themed Favourites for National Poetry Month

 

Join the #NPM19 Conversation!

Share your NPM activities and join the conversation by tagging us on Twitter orInstagram @CanadianPoets, and use the official #NPM19 hashtag.

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