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Alessandra Naccarato wins the 2017 CBC Poetry Prize

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How Richard Harrison wrote a poem for his father and won a Governor General's Literary Award

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Monique Gray Smith wants everyone to read 'a variety of lived experiences and perspectives'

NaNoWriMo

Struggling to write that novel during NaNoWriMo? Gabrielle Prendergast has 5 tips for you

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Louise Bernice Halfe on the difference between poetry and prose

CBC Literary Prizes

5 writers make 2017 CBC Poetry Prize shortlist

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