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Griffin finalist takes us on a wonderful ride: Ken Babstock's Methodist Hatchet

There have been a lot of reviews of Ken Babstock’s Methodist Hatchet, and they’re a pretty mixed bag, swinging from gushing praise to befuddled admiration to downright animosity. And that makes sense. Babstock’s fourth collection is a challenging, confident work that pulls no punches and makes no apologies for deliberately breaking new ground. Seldom emotionally […]

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 […]