RAYMOND SOUSTER AWARD

for a book of poetry by a League member.

 

The 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 $2,000 prize and it is presented each year at the LCP Annual Conference in June, with the shortlist announced in April.

 

 

 

 

NOW ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS
FOR BOOKS PUBLISHED IN 2018

Click to download the 2018 application form.

Books must be received at the League office no later than December 14, 2018. Late parcels will not be processed.

 

 

THE WINNER OF THE 2018 RAYMOND SOUSTER IS CLOUD PHYSICS BY KAREN ENNS (UNIVERSITY OF REGINA PRESS).

 

Read “White Flag” from Cloud Physics here.

 

SEE THE FULL 2018 LEAGUE AWARDS ANNOUNCEMENT

SEE THE 2018 GERALD LAMPERT MEMORIAL AWARD SHORLIST

 

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