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Judges for the 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize Announced

The trustees of The Griffin Trust For Excellence In Poetry are pleased to announce that Suzanne Buffam (Canada), Mark Doty (US) and Wang Ping (China) are the judges for the 2013 Griffin Poetry Prize. In the fall of 2012, the trustees announced that Breyten Breytenbach would serve as one of the 2013 judges, but due to unforeseen circumstances he is unable… Continue Reading

Blackville Childhood Memories

by Pat Fournier Dedicated with love to my big sister, Katherine, who led many of our childhood games, and thus helped create these memories. Remember … As I look back on the life I’ve lived through to this point in time, Fondest memories are of my childhood, and they are treasures in my mind. And… Continue Reading

Summer – A Poem by Anna Sturgeon

Summer What does Summer mean? It’s not just seeing stuff you’ve already seen. It’s about getting away from School And cooling off in the pool. And all the memories you will make While on the barbeque lays some steak. So what does Summer mean? Well it’s all the things you’d ever dream. — Anna Sturgeon,… Continue Reading

Call for Summer Submissions

Steaks on the BBQ … splashing in the pool … bonfires on the beach … hiking, biking, boating, camping, concerts, festivals, patio parties with family and friends … ice cream cones … Is there anything better than a New Brunswick summer? We think not! Summer is in full swing in New Brunswick and Bread ‘n… Continue Reading

A Poem by Janet Lilethia Harvey

Papa I’ve dreamt of coming face flushed eyes starry bright — but I dread coming home empty handed. The thought twists my nerves to threads many years my soul aches to see you again. This dreamland — illusion from across the shores only the waves of the ocean knew the secrets, if we had just… Continue Reading

A Poem by Patricia Anne McGoldrick

Glory Days In Schomberg Dad worked the farm hours long and hard from the days of Clydesdales and shocking the wheat by hand to harvesting corn and oats with huge green yellow-lettered John Deere combines following line after line in the fields of our farm. At the end of a day he was tired. But… Continue Reading

Call for Poetry Submissions

THE 12th INTERNATIONAL MULTICULTURAL-MULTILINGUAL POETRY READING and POSTER POEM EXHIBITION in conjunction with The United Nation’s “Dialogue Among Civilizations Through Poetry” Project, World Poetry Day (March 21), Mother Language Day (21 February), Event organized to foster tolerance, respect and cooperation among peoples. Theme 2012: Espacios propios y universales: FORESTS, MOUNTAINS, SEAS In celebration of Rabindrânâth Tagore,… Continue Reading

W(here) Festival Call for Submissions

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Walking in Place: Field Trips in Pictou County W(here) Festival* June 26-30 2012 http://wherefestival.wordpress.com Deadline February 21 As part of the W(here) Festival, community members and local artists are encouraged to submit an idea for a field trip or performative walk in Pictou County, NS. Field trips may take place anywhere and… Continue Reading