National broadsheet contest

Congratulations to our 2018 National Broadsheet Contest winner, Leah MacLean-Evans! Her winning poem Name Me After a Fish was selected by this year’s judge and the winner of  last year’s inaugural contest, Doyali Islam for its “subtle vulnerabilities and playful humour.” Read her full poem and comments from Doyali Islam here.

Definition of broadsheet in English:

broadsheet

NOUN
A large piece of paper printed with information on one side only.

 

The League of Canadian Poets introduced the National Broadsheet Contest in 2017. We are excited to be holding the contest again after an incredible first year! The winner of the contest receives ten copies of their poem as a hand-crafted, artisanal broadsheet designed and produced by Briar Craig. As well, the poem is included in the Poem in Your Pocket bookletdistributed internationally in partnership with the Academy of American Poetsand featured on the League website. Finally, the winning poet receives a free one-year membership with the League!

SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED.

 

2018 WINNER
LEAH MACLEAN-EVANS

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS

2017 Doyali Islam, cat and door