In Review: The Week of June 5th

June 10, 2017

This week we cheered for two books on the Canadian Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist: Silvija by Sandra Ridley (BookThug) and Injun by Jordan Abel (Talonbooks) who ultimately won the prize. We also shared eco-tips for reading green, maundered with a new poetry collection, and much more. 

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On the Blog

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~ We shared some eco-tips for reading green in celebration of World Environment Day

~ Lorna Crozier's What the Soul Doesn't Want (Freehand Books) gave us this summer-inspired cocktail  

~ We took a walk with Claire Kelly's debut poetry collection Maunder (Palimpsest Press) in Poetry in Motion

~ Jhumpa Lahiri’s The Lowland meets Khaled Hosseini’s The Kite Runner in our First Fiction feature, An Extraordinary Destiny (Brindle & Glass Publishing)

 

 

 

 

Around the Web

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 ~ Naturally we were drawn to this article that combines two of our favourite things: snacking and words.  

~ This list of Dorothy Parker quips for every occasion is everything.  

~ Our literary tourism list is growing with this new  Dr. Seuss museum in Springfield, Massachusetts.  

Courtesy of The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss

 

 

What Else We're Reading

Upon the rad news of Jordan Abel's Griffin Poetry Prize win, we're re-reading his collection Injun (Talonbooks).

 

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