League of Canadian Poets

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Call for submissions

LCP Chapbook Series

We are seeking poetry submissions from trans, nonbinary, and two-spirit poets for publication in a new chapbook edited by Tara Borin: "Send me your poems of trans ordinariness, your small joys and frustrations, your quiet moments of connection or escape, your quotidian. Let me see the power and beauty of your everyday."


Celebrating Poetry

National Poetry Month

Established in Canada in 1998 by the League of Canadian Poets, National Poetry Month takes place every April and brings together schools, publishers, booksellers, literary organizations, libraries, communities and poets from across the country to celebrate poetry and its vital place in Canada's culture.


Célébrer la poésie

Le Mois national de la poésie

Établie au Canada en 1998, le MNP rassemble les écoles, les maisons d’éditions, les librairies, les bibliothèques, les organismes littéraires et les poètes de partout au Canada afin de célébrer la vitalité d’une poésie bien ancrée au sein de la culture canadienne.


Read Poetry

Check out some great poetry by poets in Canada including: Poetry Pause, Poems from Young Poets, Fresh Voices: poetry by associate members of the League, as well as chapbooks available for purchase or download from the LCP Chapbook Series. 

Poetry Pause from the League of Canadian Poets

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