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The October Award of Awesomeness!

Win a vintage ‘object d’art,’ our 50/50 cash prize, and all the honour and clout that comes with being an Awesomeness Winner—by entering Arc’s October Award of Awesomeness! spacer spacer The October contest will be judged by Arc’s President, Lise Rochefort!spacer spacer For the Award of Awesomeness October prompt, Lise says: “BOO!” She wants to […]

Announcing Arc’s 2022/2023 Poet-in-Residence: Yvonne Blomer!

Yvonne Blomer’s The Last Show on Earth, her fourth book of poems, came out with Caitlin Press in 2022 and Palimpsest Press released Book of Places: 10th Anniversary Edition this fall. Yvonne’s poetry books also include As if a Raven (Palimpsest Press, 2015), and the anthologies Refugium: Poems for the Pacific and Sweet Water: Poems for the Watersheds (Caitlin Press, 2017 and 2021). Sugar Ride: Cycling from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur (Palimpsest Press, 2017) is her travel memoir exploring body, time, and travel. Yvonne is the past Poet Laureate of Victoria, BC, and the past Artistic Director of the weekly reading series Planet Earth Poetry. She lives on the traditional territories of the Lək̓ʷəŋən (Lekwungen) people in Victoria, BC, specifically on the lands of the W̱SÁNEĆ Peoples. Yvonne mentors and teaches in poetry and prose and has students zooming in from across North America. www.yvonneblomer.com
 

The September Award of Awesomeness!

Win a vintage ‘object d’art,’ our 50/50 cash prize, and all the honour and clout that comes with being an Awesomeness Winner—by entering Arc’s September Award of Awesomeness! spacer spacer The September contest will be judged by nina jane drystek!spacer spacer The September prompt is: “sounds.” “sound poems. sounds in poems. the sound of a […]

There’s Kindness in Wings: Arc Poetry Magazine 98, the Summer 2022 Issue

spacer In Arc 98, President Lise Rochefort ponders kindness, and “poetry’s expanded presence in the lives of Canadians.”    It is a splendid collection of new poems, reviews, and essays to dig into. This year, Morgan Christie’s “or both” won Arc’s Poem of the Year contest, with Khashayar Mohammadi’s “A thirst-bot named Istiqfar” taking Honourable […]

The August Award of Awesomeness!

Win a vintage ‘object d’art,’ our 50/50 cash prize, and all the honour and clout that comes with being an Awesomeness Winner—by entering Arc’s August Award of Awesomeness! spacer spacer The August contest will be judged by a very special guest judge—Conyer Clayton*!spacer spacer The August prompt is: “Garbage Poems” “I want to read poems […]

Call for Submissions: Arc’s 100th Issue

Join us as we celebrate Arc Poetry Magazine’s 100th issue!