April is National Poetry Month, and in the coming weeks CBC Books will be celebrating the occasion with some great content, including contests, a poetry-themed CanLit quiz and much more.
Poetry will be an important part of the mix over at Canada Writes, too. They'll be talking to some poets about their work, as well as offering poetry-writing tips from some pros. And don't forget the annual CBC Poetry Prize, which is open to all Canadians. You've got until May 1 to enter this year's competition. Click here for details.
To kick off our celebration of poetry, CBC Books wanted to honour a few of the writers who have helped to shape the history of Canadian poetry. Check out these clips of past masters, drawn from CBC's Digital Archives.
In the audio clip below, from a 1983 Morningside interview, poet and visual artist P. K. Page talks about continuing to draw inspiration from her time spent in Brazil in the 1950s.