2023 Book Awards and Contests Winners

The League of Canadian Poets is proud to present the 2023 Book Awards winners of the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award. The winners will each receive $2000 thanks to funding from Canada Council for the Arts , Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council. Learn more about the 2023 LCP Book Awards Winners: Meet…

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2023 Book Awards: Meet the Winners

We asked the winners of our 2023 Book Awards some questions to get better acquainted with them and their winning collections! What does JOY mean to you? The theme of National Poetry Month 2023 was JOY. Joy is realizing you are more than what’s happened to you. That you are also potentiality, possibility, futurity. A…

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Book Awards 2023: What is a poem you turn to for comfort or joy?

We asked the longlisters and shortlisters of the 2023 Book Awards, What is a poem you turn to for comfort or joy? Winners will be announced on May 4, 2023. Stay tuned! Looking for more info about LCP Book Awards? Read the 2023 Shortlists Read the 2023 Longlists “Perfect Song” by Heather ChristleManahil BandukwalaMONUMENT by Manahil…

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Book Awards 2023: What does JOY mean to you?

We asked the finalists of the 2023 Book Awards, What does Joy mean to you? See what the poets had to say! The theme of National Poetry Month 2023 is JOY! We hope that you find the joy in poetry this month. Looking for more info about LCP Book Awards? Read the 2023 Shortlists Read…

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2023 Book Awards Shortlists

The League of Canadian Poets is proud to present the 2023 Book Awards Shortlists, including the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award. The winners – who will each receive $2000 thanks to funding from Canada Council for the Arts , Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council, – will be announced on May 4, 2023. This…

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2023 Book Awards Longlists

The League of Canadian Poets is thrilled to announce the 2023 Book Awards longlists for the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award,  Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award. Please join us in celebrating the incredible poetry of 2022! April 6: Longlists AnnouncementApril 20: Shortlists AnnouncementMay 4: Winners Announcement 2023 GERALD LAMPERT MEMORIAL AWARD LONGLIST Awarded annually since…

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2023 Book Awards: Meet the Jurors!

The League of Canadian Poets is honoured to have the following poets as the jurors for our 2022 Book Awards! Thank you for all your hard work and careful reading of the incredible poetry released last year. The Longlists for the 2022 Book Awards will be announced on April 6, Shortlists on April 20, and…

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2022 Book Awards: Winners

The League of Canadian Poets is proud to present the 2022 Book Awards winners of the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award. The winners will each receive $2000 thanks to funding from Canada Council for the Arts , Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council. 2022 GERALD LAMPERT MEMORIAL AWARD WINNER Awarded annually…

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Book Awards 2022 – Shortlists

The League of Canadian Poets is proud to present the 2022 Book Awards Shortlists, including the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award. The winners – who will each receive $2000 thanks to funding from Canada Council for the Arts , Ontario Arts Council and Toronto Arts Council, – will be announced on May…

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2021 Book Awards Winners

The League of Canadian Poets is proud to present the 2021 Book Awards Winners, including the Gerald Lampert Memorial Award, the Pat Lowther Memorial Award, and the Raymond Souster Award. We are also proud to announce the 2021 Winner of the Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award.Congratulations to the winners, shortlisters, longlisters and publishers! 2021 GERALD LAMPERT MEMORIAL AWARD WINNER…

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