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April 2011

forage by Rita Wong wins Canada Reads Poetry

CBC Books and the National Post celebrated National Poetry month by co-hosting Canada Reads Poetry, an online initiative inspired by Canada Reads and its spin-offs, including the National Post's Canada Also Reads. Over three weeks, five panelists champion five books......

Canada Reads Poetry: Vote for the winner!

The Canada Reads Poetry online debate took place at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 20! The books and panelists are: Forage by Rita Wong, defended by Sonnet L'Abbé Inventory by Dionne Brand, defended by George Murray Selected Poems by Alden Nowlan,......

Canada Reads Poetry: Recommendation Round-Up

In yesterday's Canada Reads Poetry online roundtable, our panelists (and some commenters too!) got into the spirit of recommending great poetry reads. Below is a round-up of all the poets and collections suggested. This a a great start for anyone......

Vote for the Canada Reads Poetry title you think should win

The books were chosen. The arguments were made. Now it's up to you, the public, to decide the winner. Cast your vote for which title you think should take the Canada Reads Poetry crown! The poll will be open until......

Erin Mouré discusses Sheep's Vigil by a Fervent Person

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end; while......

Canada Reads Poetry: Sheep's Vigil by a Fervent Person by Erin Mouré

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end;......

From the archives: Anne Carson's Lannan Foundation conversation with Brigdhe Mullins

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end;......

Canada Reads Poetry: Nox by Anne Carson

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end; while......

From the CBC archives: Dionne Brand speaks to Eleanor Wachtel

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end; while......

Canada Reads Poetry: Inventory by Dionne Brand

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end;......

Patrick Lane discusses Selected Poems by Alden Nowlan

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end; while......

Canada Reads Poetry: Selected Poems by Alden Nowlan

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end; while......

Rita Wong discusses forage and Canada Reads Poetry

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end;......

Canada Reads Poetry: forage by Rita Wong

Canada Reads Poetry is a three-week online initiative presented by CBC Books and the National Post. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format, Canada Reads Poetry features five panelists defending five collections of poetry. That's where the similarities end;......

Introducing Canada Reads Poetry

CBC Books and the National Post are pleased to announce Canada Reads Poetry, a three-week online event coinciding with National Poetry Month. Inspired by the original Canada Reads format -- and mimicked last year by the Post's Canada Also Reads......

The Best Laid Plans podcast rewind

For the past few weeks we've been presenting a chapter-by-chapter podcast of the winner of Canada Reads 2011, The Best Laid Plans, read by author Terry Fallis. If you missed an episode or two, don't worry, you can find links......

Exploring The Best Laid Plans: Chapter 19

CBC Books is about conversation and community, which is why we want to explore the Canada Reads 2011 champion, The Best Laid Plans, chapter by chapter. Every Monday, Wednesday and Friday we will release an audio version of one......

Canada Reads Poetry Live Chat

Join us for the Canada Reads Poetry online debate at 2 p.m. ET on Wednesday, April 20! The books and panelists are: Forage by Rita Wong, defended by Sonnet L'Abbé Inventory by Dionne Brand, defended by George Murray Selected Poems...... Read More »
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