Archive for April, 2008


Events: Atlantic Poetry Prize

April 20, 2008

I’ll be making several appearances in support of the Atlantic Book Awards, in which I’ve been shortlisted for the Atlantic Poetry Prize, starting May 9th and leading up to the award ceremony on the 12th, and then in St. John’s shortly after. If you’re handy to any of these venues, I’d love to see you there. Details below.

May 9th, 7pm
Reading with: Don Domanski, Anne Simpson, and Herménégilde Chiasson
Saint John, NB — University of New Brunswick, Ward Chipman Building, Study Lounge

May 10th, 3:30pm
Reading with Don Domanski
Charlottetown, PE — Confederation Centre Library

May 12th, 4pm
Atlantic Book Awards Ceremony
Dartmouth, NS — Alderney Theatre

May 15th, 7pm
Reading with Marq de Villiers and Bernice Morgan
St. John’s, NL — The Studio, 272 Water Street

My thanks to the Writers Federation of Nova Scotia for organizing and footing the bill for all this travel, and to the Writers Alliance of Newfoundland Labrador for hosting the St. John’s reading.


News: Atlantic Poetry Prize Shortlist

April 16, 2008

The Rush to Here has been shorlisted for the Atlantic Poetry Prize along with Don Domanski’s All Our Wonder Unavenged and Anne Simpson’s Quick. I’m very pleased to be in such good company for such a great award.

I’ll be in the Atlantic provinces in May as part of the award tour with readings in St. John, Charlottetown, Halifax, and St. John’s. Details to follow.