- Did you know we’re hosting a giveaway celebrating National Poetry Month? You can enter to win a copy of Lori Caryer’s Mrs Romanov, which was just recently longlisted for the Raymond Souster Award and the Pat Lowther Memorial Award. Get in the running to win a copy of Mrs Romanov here.
- Want to read a great poetry excerpt from a great Canadian poet? Check out this excerpt of Bite Me!, written by the late Joe Rosenblatt, over on Open Book.
- Lots of big awards shortlists coming out. CBC Books has the scoop on the 2019 Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist.
- Speaking of awards shortlists, check out the 2019 Man Booker International Prize shortlist to find some new books to add to your reading list.
- Finally (and fittingly, for National Poetry Month), The Walrus gave us a look at contemporary lyric poetry, as well as a consideration of Michael Harris’s The Gamekeeper.
Don’t forget to enter our giveaway. Gotta love some free poetry—especially when it’s as good as Lori Cayer’s!