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Diana Brebner Prize

Thanks to all those who entered the 2012 contest. The Diana Brebner Prize recognizes the talent of emerging poets. Get Arc 68 this June to read our winning poems. The Diana Brebner Prize is awarded each year for the best poem by written by a National Capital Region poet not yet been published in book […]

Poet vs Poet online: Earle Birney

from our Gallery of Poetry Prize Eponyms Earle Birney Prize $500 annually awarded to a poem published in the preceding year in PRISM International, selected by the magazine’s outgoing editor Past winners include: Tim Lander, Esther Mazakian, Sheri Benning, Sue Sinclair, Sue Goyette and others Alfred Earle Birney 1904, Calgary – 1995, Toronto   Selected […]

Poet Vs Poet online: Lina Chartrand

from our Gallery of Poetry Prize Eponyms Lina Chartrand Award $500 and a copy of Chartrand’s collected annually to an emerging woman poet published in Contemporary Verse 2 in the preceding year, in English or in French, who has not yet been published in book form Established: 1994, by Chartrand’s friends and family; administered by […]

Poet Vs Poet online: Winston Collins

from our Gallery of Poetry Prize Eponyms Winston Collins/Descant Prize $1,000 awarded annually Established: 2007, by Descant Magazine Winners: John B. Lee, Marilyn Gear Pilling, Barbara Schott, Elizabeth Venart, Leslie Vryenhoek Winston Collins 1937, Wisconsin – 2005, Toronto Following the death six years ago of English professor and mentor Winston Collins, long-time friend and Descant […]

The best of our primitive hearts

Congratulations to Paul Tyler, author of A Short History of Forgetting (Gaspereau Press), winner of the 2011 Archibald Lampman Award A Short History of Our Future With Aliens ~Paul Tyler On the day the aliens come, I’ll still go into work; it’ll be all the talk at the office. It’s getting closer. What skills they’ll […]

Paul Tyler wins 2011 Lampman!

Congratulations to Paul Tyler, author of A Short History of Forgetting (Gaspereau Press) winner of the 2011 Archibald Lampman Award The Archibald Lampman Award is presented annually to an outstanding collection of English-language poetry by an author living in the National Capital Region. The award is named in honour of Archibald Lampman (1861—1899), one of […]