The inimitable Lisa Robertson will be heading to the Netherlands this June for the 47th Poetry International Festival Rotterdam. The Poetry International Foundation aims to present quality poetry from the Netherlands and worldwide to an international readership, encouraging poetry translation, stimulating the international exchange of knowledge about poetry, and facilitating an international community of poe
Three Lambda Literary Award finalists are gathering together the night before the big awards ceremony in New York to read from their nominated works! Poet Ben Ladouceur (Otter) will be joined by Stephanie Gray and Ralph Josiah Bardsley for a night of unforgettable poetry and prose at Unnameable Books.
Do you like super-smart and super-funny poetry? Well then you're in luck! Nicole Markotić and Susan Holbrook are launching their daring and delightful new collections in Montreal at the Resonance Reading Series on May 17.
In the midst of Canadian rock icons The Tragically Hip’s final Canadian tour, poet and co-curator of the Basement RevueDamian Rogers spoke to Maclean's about frontman Gord Downie’s relationship to poetry – more specifically, why poets love him.
We're excited to announce that Emily M. Keeler will assume the role of series editor for the Exploded Views nonfiction series. Keeler, who takes over the series editor role originated by Jason McBride, is the founding editor of Little Brother, an award-winning literary magazine, and is formerly the books editor of Canada's National Post.
Reviewing Christian Bök's The Xenotext: Book 1 for American Scientist, Michael Leong calls the book 'at once rigorously scientific and rigorously literary.' He goes on to write that 'Bök's work is an important bridge not only between conservative formalists and cutting-edge conceptualists but between poetic and scientific communities.
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