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Congratulations to the 2011 finalists for the Archibald Lampman Award


Arc Poetry Magazine is proud to present—drumroll—the 2011 Lampman shortlist! The Archibald Lampman Award is presented annually to an outstanding collection of English-language poetry by an author living in the National Capital Region.


Nina Berkhout, Arrivals and Departures, BuschekBooks

Terry Ann Carter, A Crazy Man Thinks He’s Ernest in Paris, Black Moss Press

Paul Tyler, A Short History of Forgetting, Gaspereau Press



Arc Poetry Magazine presents poets Nina Berkhout, Terry Ann Carter, Jenny Haysom and Paul Tyler at Collected Works (1242 Wellington Street West, Ottawa) 5 pm: The three finalists for the 2011 Archibald Lampman Award will read alongside Jenny Haysom, who won this year’s Arc Poetry Magazine Diana Brebner Prize for emerging poets.


The award will be presented on October 27, 2012 at Library and Archives Canada, in conjunction with the Ottawa Book Awards.


Congratulations to all three finalists and their publishers.