The item beside this text is an advertisement


Filed under: Awards , ,

Related posts

Gerald Lampert and Pat Lowther shortlists revealed

Shortlists for the annual Gerald Lampert and the Pat Lowther Memorial awards were announced last night at a League of Canadian Poets’ event in Toronto.

Calgary poet Rosemary Griebel’s first book, Yes. (Frontenac House), is nominated for both the Lampert Award, which recognizes the best debut poetry collection published by a Canadian, and the Lowther Award, presented to a book of poetry published by a Canadian woman.

The Gerald Lampert Award shortlisted books are:

  • True, Kirsty Elliot (Leaf Press)
  • Yes., Rosemary Griebel (Frontenac House)
  • Paramita, Little Black, Suzanne Robertson (Guernica Editions)
  • Do Not Call Me By My Name, Lisa Shatzky (Black Moss Press)
  • Sweet Devilry, Yi-Mei Tsiang (Oolichan Books)
  • Gulf, Leslie Vryenhoek (Oolichan)

The jury for the Lampert Award is Ronnie R. Brown, Dennis Cooley, and Wendy Morton.

The Pat Lowther Award shortlisted books are:

  • A Page from the Wonders of Life on Earth, Stephanie Bolster (Brick Books)
  • Small Mechanics, Lorna Crozier (McClelland & Stewart)
  • outskirts, Sue Goyette (Brick)
  • Yes., Rosemary Griebel (Frontenac House)
  • Groundwork, Amanda Jernigan (Biblioasis)
  • Forge, Jan Zwicky (Gaspereau Press)

The jury for the Lowther Award is Katherine Bitney, Sarah Klassen, and Nela Rio.

Winners of both awards, worth $1,000 each, will be announced June 16 at the LCP Poetry Fest and Conference, held in Saskatoon.

Rosemary Griebel reading at the Calgary Spoken Word Festival in March 2011.

Comments are closed.

The item directly under this text is an advertisement
Book Pictures

Do you have great photos from a recent book event in Canada that you'd like to share with us? Submit them to the Quill & Quire Flickr pool and they'll show up here.

Steve Artelle

Chris Jennings

Kaie Kellough


Hall of Honourers

Brandon Wint

Eva Stachniak's Empress of the Night

Eva Stachniak poses with a copy of her book, Empress of the Night

Tea and snacks inspired by Eva Stachniak's Empress of the Night

Rimma Burashko with author Eva Stachniak

Eva Stachniak talks to the audience about the best and worst of Catherine the Great's favourites

Eva Stachniak smiles as she signs a copy of Empress of the Night for a fan

The item directly under this text is an advertisement

Recent comments