Poetry Grrrowl: Rad Women of Poetry

April 1, 2019

This National Poetry Month we're shouting it out to all the rad women of poetry who write in all kinds of spaces and styles and explore all kinds of themes. Poetry Grrrowl is a raised fist and high-five to those women who make us better readers and thinkers. Join us here on the blog throughout the month for our feature poets, including interviews and excerpts from each, and get 15% OFF any of our Poetry Grrrowl collections all April long. Scroll down for the full line-up of poets and follow along with us all month! 

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WEEK 1 - Debut Women of Poetry


April 2: Shazia Hafiz Ramji and Port of Being (Invisible Publishing) l Feature

April 3: Michelle Sylliboy and  Kiskajeyi- I AM READY (Rebel Mountain Press) l Feature

April 4: Allison Chisholm and On the Count of None (Anvil Press) l Feature

April 5: Jules Arita Koostachin and  Unearthing of Secrets: Gathering of Truths (Kegedonce Press) l Feature



WEEK 2 - Women of Feminist Politics and Poetry


April 9: Kerry Gilbert and Little Red (Mother Tongue Publishing) l Feature

April 10: Ruth Daniell and The Brightest Thing (Caitlin Press) l Feature

April 11: Adrienne Gruber and Q & A (Book*hug Press) l Feature

April 12: Trish Salah and  Lyric Sexology Vol. 1 (Metonymy Press) l Feature



WEEK 3 - Women of Experimental Poetry


April 16: Suzanne Zelazo and Lances All Alike (Coach House Books) l Feature

April 17: Claire Kelly and  One Thing — Then Another (ECW Press) l Feature

April 18: Amanda Jernigan and Years, Month, and Days (Biblioasis) l Feature

April 19: Shirley Camia and Children Shouldn't Use Knives and Other Tales (At Bay Press) l Feature



WEEK 4 - Women of Ecopoetry


April 23: Brenda Leifso and Wild Madder (Brick Books) l Feature

April 24: Katie Vautour and  An Unorthodox Guide to Wildlife (Breakwater Books) l Feature

April 25: Linda Frank and Divided (Wolsak and Wynn) l Feature

April 26: Kayla Geitzler and That Light Feeling Under Your Feet (NeWest Press) l Feature




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