CKCU Literary News
Wednesday June 28th, 2017 with Hans G. Ruprecht
English-language poetry in Canada today.
Four poets in conversation.
The award winning poet, novelist and playwright Michael Mirolla who is Editor-in-Chief and Publisher with Guernica Editions (Toronto) discusses, in conversation with four poets from Toronto, Montreal and Kingston, the current state of poetry in Canada. This is a slightly edited recording made at the literature festival Prose In The Park / La prose des vents 2017 in Ottawa. The participating poets are: •Bänoo Zan (Toronto), author of 'Songs of Exile' (Guernica Editions 2016) https://www.guernicaeditions.com/title/9781771830874 RBC Arts Access Fund Recipient; Shortlisted for the 2017 Gerald Lampert Award. •Kelly Norah Drukker (Montreal), 'Small Fires' (McGill-Queen's University Press 2016) http://www.mqup.ca/small-fires-products-9780773547704.php Winner of the A.M. Klein Prize. •Michael Fraser (Toronto), author of 'To Greet Yourself Arriving' (Tightrope Books 2016) http://tightropebooks.com/#article/4264 2016 Winner of the CBC Poetry Prize. •Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang (Kingston), author of 'Sweet Devilry' (Oolichan Books 2011) http://www.oolichan.com/tsiang-sweet-devilry 2012 Gerald Lampert Award Winner.
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