Poetry Blog

CBC Literary Prizes' Checklist  »

Checklist to make sure your entry will be eligible for the CBC Literary Prizes. Make sure you check every item on the list!

CBC Poetry Prize winner to be celebrated in Toronto  »

Join us in Toronto this weekend at the International Festival of Authors.





CBC Poetry Prize: And the winner is...  »

Find out which of the five poets won this year's Grand Prize.

CBC Poetry Prize: Announcing YOUR favourite  »

Today we’re revealing the work of poetry that won your hearts and votes.





Your judges for the 2013 Poetry Prize  »

Introducing the three writers whose job it is to pick the Grand Prize winner.

CBC Poetry Prize: The finalists  »

Read them all and vote for your favourite!





"Sit How You Want, Dear; No One's Looking" by Robin Richardson  »

Love, sex and death converge in poet Robin Richardson's collection.

"The Trailer" by James Scoles  »

The most unloved things make for the most lovable stories.

POSTED ENTRIES

  • CBC Literary Prizes' Checklist
  • CBC Poetry Prize winner to be celebrated in Toronto
  • CBC Poetry Prize: And the winner is...
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Announcing YOUR favourite
  • Your judges for the 2013 Poetry Prize
  • CBC Poetry Prize: The finalists
  • "Sit How You Want, Dear; No One's Looking" by Robin Richardson
  • "The Trailer" by James Scoles
  • "On Naming and the Origin of Pity" by Cassidy McFadzean
  • The elegance and power of poetry
  • Finding joy in humour and unexpected rhymes
  • Becoming a poet: A passion for language and ideas
  • Approaching dyslexia with "ardent defiance"
  • Poetry is the most intimate road between writer and reader
  • "Bluegrass Meteorology" by Alison Smith
  • "Borealis" by Pamela Porter
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Fearlessness, risk, and challenge
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Listening for authenticity
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Singing on the page
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Fresh, expressive language
  • CBC Poetry Prize: An original sense of vision
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Finding the sweet spot
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Language at its wildest
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Semantic wealth
  • CBC Poetry Prize: The longlist
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Rewarding rereads
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Vigorous language
  • Poetry Competition now closed
  • Canada re-writes: David McGimpsey and 10 myths about poets
  • Eight poetry writing tips
  • Listen to a clip of Sadiqa de Meijer’s “Great Aunt Unmarried”
  • CBC Poetry Prize: And the winner is...
  • CBC Poetry Prize: Announcing YOUR favourite entry
  • Meet the jury for the CBC Poetry Prize
  • CBC Poetry Prize: The finalists
  • Marion Quednau, "Yesterday, I looked inside"
  • The Shortlist: Q&A with Marion Quednau
  • Emily McGiffin, "Stikine Country"
  • The Shortlist: Q&A with Emily McGiffin
  • Catherine Greenwood, "The Texada Queen"
  • The Shortlist: Q&A with Catherine Greenwood
  • Sadiqa de Meijer, "Great Aunt Unmarried"
  • The Shortlist: Q&A with Sadiqa de Meijer
  • Stephanie Bolster, "Long Exposure"
  • The Shortlist: Q&A with Stephanie Bolster
  • Meet the readers: Bruce Taylor
  • Meet the readers: Jennifer Still
  • Meet the readers: Matt Rader
  • Meet the readers: Billeh Nickerson
  • Meet the readers: Sachiko Murakami
  • Meet the readers: Dave Margoshes
  • Meet the readers: Ray Hsu
  • Meet the readers: Katia Grubisic
  • Meet the readers: Jen Currin
  • CBC Poetry Prize: The longlist
  • Meet the readers: Oana Avasilichoaei