Raymond Souster Award

sousterThe Raymond Souster Award is given for a book of poetry by a League of Canadian Poets member. The award honours Raymond Souster, an early founder of the League of Canadian Poets. The award carries a $1,000 prize and it is presented each year at the LCP Annual Conference in June, with the shortlist announced in April.

 

 

 

 

SUBMISSIONS NOW CLOSED FOR BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 2017
SUBMISSIONS OPENING IN AUGUST FOR 2018 TITLES

 

SEE THE 2018 RAYMOND SOUSTER AWARD SHORTLIST

 

THE WINNER OF THE 2018 RAYMOND SOUSTER AWARD WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON JUNE 16 AT AN AWARDS CEREMONY AT THE 2018 CANADIAN WRITERS’ SUMMIT.

Announcements will follow on our website and our social media, @CanadianPoets. Check back soon!

 

PREVIOUS WINNERS:

2017 – Louise Bernice Halfe, Burning in This Midnight Dream
2016
– Lorna Crozier, The Wrong Cat
2015 – Patrick Lane, Washita
2014 – Anne Compton, Alongside
2013 – A.F. Moritz, The New Measures