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Canada’s New Poet Laureate in Conversation at Globe and Mail January 13, 2014: Right off the bat, Michel Pleau–Canada’s newly crowned poet laureate–talks to The Globe and Mail about his way of being a poet in the world. Michel Pleau was named Canada’s new [...] by

Announcing… Canada’s New Parliamentary Poet Laureate! January 8, 2014: It’s Michel Pleau! From The Globe and Mail– Most poets struggle to emerge out of obscurity. Canada’s newest poet laureate can already claim to have literally left a gigantic imprint on [...] by

How Poetry Saved My Life: A Hustler’s Memoir by Amber Dawn, Wins City of Vancouver Book Award November 27, 2013: Wow! Congratulations, Amber! A former sex-trade worker’s unflinching memoir of her life on the streets and her metamorphosis to writer and activist is the winner of this year’s City of [...] by

Nicole Brossard on Translation and Experimentalism in Canada February 27, 2013: Quebec poet and novelist Nicole Brossard has a new collection of poetry called Piano blanc/White Piano. If you’re lucky enough to be in Montreal this evening, you can hear her read with [...] by

Canadian poets bear witness to the war in Afghanistan June 29, 2010: Suzanne M. Steele, the first poet to be embedded with the Canadian Forces in Afghanistan says: “There’s people swinging swords all through poetry.” She spoke recently with the [...] by