#NPM18: LA POÉSIE PARTOUT | GUEST POST BY JONATHAN LAMY

de diffusion, de médiation et de dissémination de la poésie For the English translation of this article, click here. La poésie peut être faite partout, avoir lieu n’importe où. Voilà le principe fondateur de La poésie partout, un organisme à but non lucratif mis sur pied à Montréal en janvier 2017, dans le but d’inventer, produire,…

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#NPM18: WEEKLY ROUND-UP | WEEK THREE

Overwhelmed by all the amazing National Poetry Month content coming out every day? Need a refresher? We’ll be rounding up our blog content, along with the awesome stuff our friends at Open Book, All Lit Up, 49th Shelf, and CBC Books are releasing – plus other NPM news that catches our eye each week; all month long. – From the League’s own…

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#NPM18: THE WRITING PARENT: A LESSON ON PATIENCE

Column by Vanessa Shields I know there are many of us who are writers and parents. This is a wild duality to live. My intention with this column is to write about the challenges of being a parent and a writer. I aim to share stories that reflect both the difficult and the extraordinary experiences of…

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#NPM18: A LIST OF TWENTY CURRENT CHAPBOOK PRESSES | GUEST POST BY ROB MCLENNAN

1. above/ground press, Ottawa ON: edited/published by rob mclennan It does feel strange to talk about my own press here, and, thanks to the alphabet, this does appear first, but there you go. Having produced nearly nine hundred items since July 9, 1993, above/ground press focuses on single-author chapbooks in runs in the 250-300 range,…

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#NPM18: 12 CANADIAN NATURE POETRY BOOKS | GUEST POST BY TERRENCE ABRAHAMS

Canada’s relationship with nature poetry has, historically, been an uncomfortable one. Early settler poets took their settler-colonial romanticism to the extreme, writing of this land as if it were wild and unknown, rather than familiar and home to long-standing indigenous communities. Though the damage done by these early poets cannot be undone, nature poetry in…

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#NPM18: WEEKLY ROUND-UP | WEEK TWO

Overwhelmed by all the amazing National Poetry Month content coming out every day? Need a refresher? We’ll be rounding up our blog content, along with the awesome stuff our friends at Open Book, All Lit Up, 49th Shelf, and CBC Books are releasing – plus other NPM news that catches our eye each week; all month long. This week we’re also highlighting…

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#NPM18: 10 WAYS TO SUPPORT YOUR FAVOURITE POETS

At the League, we work hard to support poets by administering programs and funds for governments and private donors and encouraging an appreciative readership and audience for poetry through educational partnerships and presentations to diverse groups. As the recognized voice of Canadian poets, we represent their concerns to governments, publishers, and the public while maintaining connections with similar organizations working…

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