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I was surprised when grief also gave me a few gifts
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Acclaimed poet Phyllis Webb lived her life fearlessly and on her own terms
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Acadian poet Raymond Guy LeBlanc gave voice to his people
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Author Katherena Vermette among winners of Writers’ Trust awards
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How one Irish writer’s obsession with an 18th-century poem began a quest to explore the erasure of women
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An exploration of ‘I’: Poet Canisia Lubrin on the book that won her the Griffin Poetry Prize
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Canisia Lubrin wins Griffin Poetry Prize
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Life lessons from a living legend: Marianne Faithfull on fame, creative collaboration and the power of poetry
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Giller winner Souvankham Thammavongsa takes home $20,000 Trillium Book Award
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Giller Prize winner Souvankham Thammavongsa among finalists for Ontario’s Trillium Book Award
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Meghan to publish children’s book The Bench based on husband Prince Harry and son Archie
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Indigenous Voices Awards release short list of emerging writers
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Toronto-born Anne Carson among PEN achievement award winners
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Opera singer Joshua Hopkins pays moving tribute to his slain sibling in Songs for Murdered Sisters
politics
A residential school survivor brings her powerful poetry to Parliament
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Louise Bernice Halfe named Canada’s new parliamentary poet laureate
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After Amanda Gorman’s performance, I’m reminded that poetry has the power to ease a frantic mind
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‘So much has to be shaken up’: Cree poet Billy-Ray Belcourt’s memoir reimagines a more intersectional future
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Margaret Atwood and Ian Williams on what, and who, poetry is really about
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American poet Louise Gluck wins Nobel Prize for literature
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‘No one else wrote like him’: Friends mourn death of Nova Scotia poet Don Domanski
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Fall books preview: Plan a reading marathon with these 68 best picks
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Amber Dawn’s My Art is Killing Me captures the tension in how creative work can both save and harm
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'I did not see these stories being written’: Lorna Goodison, winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry, looks back on a 40-year career as a poet
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Kaie Kellough wins $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize for Magnetic Equator
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Kaie Kellough, Doyali Islam among Canadian nominees for Griffin Poetry Prize
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‘The world must change’: Indian protest poet Aamir Aziz on coping with atrocity through art
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Queen’s Park honours Tragically Hip’s Gord Downie with Poet Laureate of Ontario Act
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The best reads from Canada’s small publishers this year