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The League of Canadian Poets


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For poets

The League is proud to provide publication opportunities, event funding, mentorship programs, prizes, and more to support poets at all stages of their careers.

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Becoming a member of the League connects you to a wide network of poets, and allows you to access exclusive opportunities.

For organizers

In addition to opportunities for poets, the League administers several programs and awards to support dedicated poetry organizers and publishers across Canada.

Find our resources

Our resources page will provide you with a jumping-off point for researching tools and tricks to get your next project off the ground.

For readers

From a diverse community of poets across Canada, the League publishes poetry for every reader through programs like Poetry Pause and the LCP Chapbook Series.

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Browse our publications to find poetry you can read for free, or support the League by purchasing a chapbook anthology.

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What's on at the League

ST@NZA 21.1 May 2024

Read the latest from League members in the ST@NZA, the member news bulletin.

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2024 LCP Annual General Meeting & Member Townhall

Find information about the League of Canadian Poets’ Annual General Meeting, the online business meeting for members to review finance and governance.

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