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Celebrating Poetry, part troix

yes i do like to speak FRENglish, why do you ask??


so continuing our tour of BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ FAVOURITE POETS, we come to the dear poet herself, Ms. LINDSEY CHILDS who told me that her favourite poet is a toss up between ARIEL GORDON and GWENDOLYN MACEWEN. both stellar choices i have to say…

ARIEL GORDON just won the Lansdowne Poetry Prize at the 2011 Manitoba Book Awards for her collection, HUMP. a great book if you have a chance to pick it …

Congratulations to the Manitoba Book Awards Winners!

And the awards went to…

McNally Robinson Book of the Year
This Hidden Thing by Dora Dueck, published by CMU Press

Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction
When the Other Is Me by Emma LaRocque, published by University of Manitoba Press

Aqua Books Lansdowne Prize for Poetry
Hump by Ariel Gordon, published by Palimpsest Press

Best Illustrated Book of the Year Award
The Imagination Manifesto – Book Two by G.M.B. Chomichuk, with James Rewucki and John Toone, cover design and illustrations by G.M.B. Chomichuk, published



Entries are now being accepted for the Manitoba Book Awards.

The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, December 7, 2010. Please see and below, for more information.

Established in 1988, the Manitoba Book Awards celebrate Manitoba writers, publishers and books. There are 13 diverse awards categories this year. Each award will be judged by a jury of 3 writing and/or publishing professionals, 2 of whom will be from out of province. Short-lists will be released in early March.

The …