Posts tagged landsdowne poetry prize

Lansdowne Poetry Series: hannah_g, Hunter & Weier

Thursday, Feb 3rd, 7pm-10pm

at Aqua Books, 274 Garry Street

The Aqua Lansdowne is Manitoba’s largest poetry prize. Based around the award and hosted in conjunction with the Writers Collective of Manitoba, this series celebrates the best in Manitoba poetry.


John Weier was born on the broad prairie but grew up on a small peach farm in Southern Ontario. Recent Carol Shields Writer-in-Residence at the University of Winnipeg and the author of eleven books in a variety of genres—poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction; he’s still

The Eleventh Day of Writemas

… i think you know it by now….

ok so i’m returning to the Aboriginal Writers Collective theme cause, well, they’re the ones who have sent me stuff. that and i heart them so bad!! so today, enjoy a little of the 2009 Lansdowne Poetry Prize winner Rosanna Deerchild:

Rosanna Deerchild is Cree from South Indian Lake, Manitoba. Her first book of poetry this is a small northern town was published in 2008 by The Muses Company (J. Gordon Shillingford). An award winning journalist, Rosie