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September 2012 Archives

Finalist back from playwrights conference in Sweden

Find out what 2012 finalist Cornelia Hoogland was up to this summer....

Arthur Slade takes the Laferrière Questionnaire

The self-described "Young Adult Fantastical Fiction Guy" submits to our very own 20 questions, courtesy of Canadian author and all-around provocateur Dany Laferrière....

More from: Laferriere Questionnaire

CBC Poetry Prize: And the winner is...

Canada Writes, with our partners the Canada Council for the Arts, Air Canada's enRoute magazine and The Banff Centre, are pleased to announce the Grand Prize winner of the CBC Poetry Prize. ...

CBC Poetry Prize: Announcing YOUR favourite entry

You still need to wait until tomorrow morning to find out who won this year’s CBC Poetry Prize. But today we’re revealing the one work that you—the public—would most like...

Meet the jury for the CBC Poetry Prize

Next week we will be revealing the winner of the 2011-2012 Poetry Prize. But before we do that we'd like to introduce you to the three talented poets who determined this year's shortlist...

CBC Poetry Prize: The finalists

CBC’s Canada Writes—with our partners the Canada Council for the Arts, Air Canada's enRoute magazine and The Banff Centre—is pleased to announce today the finalists for the CBC Poetry Prize / Prix du poésie Radio-Canada.  ...

Marion Quednau, "Yesterday, I looked inside"

All this week, we're publishing the five poems selected as finalists for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize.In Marion Quednau's "Yesterday, I looked inside," a casual glance leads to a tragic...

The Shortlist: Q&A with Marion Quednau

There are five names on the shortlist for this year’s CBC Poetry Prize. But before we announce the winner, we want to let you know a little about the poets...

CBC Poetry Prize: "Stikine Country" by Emily McGiffin

We've published the five poems on the shortlist for the 2012 CBC Poetry Prize. In "Stikine Country," the northern BC wilderness presents its own paradigm of power, beauty and belonging. ...

The Shortlist: Q&A with Emily McGiffin

There are five names on the shortlist for this year’s CBC Poetry Prize. But before we announce the winner, we want to let you know a little about the poets...

Catherine Greenwood, "The Texada Queen"

All this week, we're publishing the five poems selected as finalists for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize.In Catherine Greenwood's "The Texada Queen," a father-daughter relationship is seen through the nautical...

The Shortlist: Q&A with Catherine Greenwood

There are five names on the shortlist for this year’s CBC Poetry Prize. But before we announce the winner, we want to let you know a little about the poets...

Sadiqa de Meijer, "Great Aunt Unmarried"

Sadiqa de Meijer won the 2012 CBC Poetry Prize for "Great Aunt Unmarried," in which an elderly relative evokes moments of the foreign and the familiar.  *****...

The Shortlist: Q&A with Sadiqa de Meijer

There are five names on the shortlist for this year’s CBC Poetry Prize. But before we announce the winner, we want to let you know a little about the poets...

Stephanie Bolster, "Long Exposure"

All this week, we're publishing the five poems selected as finalists for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize.In Stephanie Bolster's "Long Exposure," the post-Hurricane Katrina photographs of Robert Polidori inspire thoughts...

The Shortlist: Q&A with Stephanie Bolster

There are five names on the shortlist for this year’s CBC Poetry Prize. But before we announce the winner, we want to let you know a little about the poets...

Meet the readers: Bruce Taylor

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize to create the longlist. Up next, the Science...

Meet the readers: Jennifer Still

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize to create the longlist. Up next, Winnipeg-based poet...

Meet the readers: Matt Rader

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize and create the longlist. Up next, Comox Valley-based...

Meet the readers: Billeh Nickerson

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize into the longlist. Up next, the Vancouver-based writer,...

Meet the readers: Sachiko Murakami

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize to create the longlist. Up next, the Poetry...

Meet the readers: Dave Margoshes

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize and create the longlist.  Up next, the...

Meet the readers: Ray Hsu

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize into the longlist. Up next, the League of...

Meet the readers: Katia Grubisic

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize to create the longlist. Up next, writer, editor...

Meet the readers: Jen Currin

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize into the longlist. Up next, the Vancouver-based poet...

CBC Poetry Prize: The longlist

We received more than 2,300 submissions to the CBC Poetry Competition. Here are the 36 works on the longlist for the 2011-2012 prize (alphabetical by author).Congratulations to those that made the...

Meet the readers: Oana Avasilichoaei

We're introducing you to the 10 talented Canadian poets who helped narrow down more than 2,300 entries for the 2011-2012 CBC Poetry Prize into the longlist. First up, poet and translator...

CBC Short Story Prize: the competition is now open!

Greetings writers!! It’s that time of the year again. Time to compose or polish off those works destined for this year’s CBC Short Story Prize. The Canada Writes Team is...