Poem of the Year: Readers’ Choice 2015

Here they are — the 24 poems that made our editors’ short list for 2015 Poem of The Year.

From this shortlist, we are asking you, the readers, to pick your favourite and vote on a poem to receive the Readers’ Choic…

Arc 76: Canada’s Squirming Creature Poetry Magazine

In this issue of Arc Poetry Magazine, a year of Sylvia Legris’ mentorships as Arc’s Poet-In-Residence comes to an end.

With new work from Legris and four exceptional poets fostered by Legris’ mentorship, the Po…

Chapbook Reviews

Arc Poetry Magazine will soon introduce a short section of chapbook reviews.

Scheduled to begin this summer, the reviews will focus on recent Canadian work. 
They may be detailed discussions of a single chapbook or may b…

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Julia Bustos
Anita Dolman
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Geoff Nilson
Carmel Purkis
Lisa Marie Smith
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