LCP Chapbook Series: The Next Generation Vol 1: Poems from Young Poets

The LCP Chapbook Series presents:

The Next Generation Vol 1: Selected Poems from submissions to the 2020 Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize

Congratulations to the 2020 winners of the Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize for young poets! The League of Canadian Poets is excited to be publishing the six winners of this year’s prize for the first time as part of the LCP Chapbook Series.

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Senior Category Winners (Grades 10-12)

1st place: “On Jasmine” by Kate O’Connor

2nd place: “Heirloom” by Nazanin Soghrati

3rd place: “Seventeen Years Told Through Flowers” by Kira Belaousoff

Junior Category Winners (Grades 7-9)

1st place: “Jellie Catching” by Crystal Peng

2nd place: “him.” by Max Schlodder

3rd place: “Azadi (Freedom)” by Zara Zafar


This chapbook also features standout poems selected by the 2020 jurors:

“The Red Wheelbarrow” by Chelsea Ewer

“An apology to the tulips in by yard” by Michelle Masood

“Electromagnetic Poem” by Ottavia Paluch

“iron’s drops” by Nicole De Jesus

“The Notepad” by Susan Gao

“Home” by Sarah Moussa


Submissions are OPEN for the 2021 Jessamy Stursberg Poetry Prize for Canadian Youth

Submit your poem today!