2009 Griffin Poetry Prize finalists Jeramy Dodds (Crabwise to the Hounds) and Kevin Connolly (Revolver), along with winner A. F. Moritz (The Sentinel), read and discuss their poetry with host Tom Howell on CBC's The Next Chapter. Additional, unedited material has been added since the podcast was originally posted, under the title 'Party with the Poets.'
Jeramy Dodds (Crabwise to the Hounds) is interviewed by Open Book: Toronto for their Trillium Finalist Series. Visit the site to enter a contest for an Ontario Authors Prizepack, which includes the nine English-language Trillium-nominated books. The 22nd Annual Trillium Award winners are announced on June 16, 2009.
2009 Griffin Poetry Prize finalists Jeramy Dodds (Crabwise to the Hounds) and Kevin Connolly (Revolver), along with winner A. F. Moritz (The Sentinel), read and discuss their poetry with host Tom Howell on CBC's The Next Chapter.
The Toronto Star's Vit Wagner talks to Jeramy Dodds about his Griffin Poetry Prize nomination on the eve of the shortlist readings, which are given on June 2nd, 2009 at a sold-out MacMillan theatre in Toronto to a crowd of 850.
From the interview:
'I understand that this is a huge honour for a first book,' says Dodds, chatting earlier this week in a Toronto coffee shop. 'It's a little overwhelming.'
This morning at Coach House we're all giving Brecken Hancock a great big group hug and want you all to join us in congratulating her on her big win last night. Her first poetry collection, Broom Broom, won the 2015 Language Trillium Book Award for Poetry (English Language), which comes with a $10,000 cash prize.
The Toronto Alliance for the Performing Arts has awarded Coach House's own Jordan Tannahill the 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Award, a prize that celebrates excellence in Toronto theatre, dance and opera. The ceremony was held Monday evening (June 22nd) at the Harbourfront Centre, where 50 prizes in total were awarded to members of Toronto's vibrant performing arts scene.
Since our founding in 1965, Coach House has been committed to printing and publishing innovative poetry of the highest quality. With that mandate in mind, we want to make sure we're doing all that we can to share our poets' work with you!
We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Canada Council of the Arts, the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund, the Ontario Arts Council and the Ontario Media Development Corporation for our publishing activities.