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.
View poets.ca/awards for the most up-to-date award submission and eligibility information.
Congratulations to the Winner of the 2021 Raymond Souster Award:
Thanks to the jurors for the 2021 Raymond Souster Award: Cheryl Antao-Xavier, Jacob MacArthur Mooney and David Martin
2019 – Stevie Howell, I left nothing inside on purpose
2018– Karen Enns, Cloud Physics
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