Claire Caldwell is a writer from Toronto, where she acquires and edits children's books for Annick Press. Claire was a 2016 writer in residence at the Berton House in Dawson City, Yukon, and the 2013 winner of The Malahat Review' s Long Poem Prize. Her first book, Invasive Species, was named one of the top five poetry collections of 2014 by The National Post . She is a graduate of the University of Guelph's MFA program. Passionate about children's creativity and literacy, Claire runs poetry workshops for kids across the city through organizations like Small Print Toronto. She is also a volunteer with IBBY Canada's Readers and Refugees program.
Holy Toledo: there are THREE LPG40 events coming at'cha this week in St. John's, Vancouver, and Winnipeg! Not enough? There's also IFOA going down in Toronto, and some author readings mixed in for good measure.
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Claire Caldwell's poetry is said to "pulverize", to tease; a "vivid assault on the senses". Read more about her debut collection, Invasive Species, and hear her read from it, in this edition of Poetry in Motion.
This year, you may have resolved to eat healthier, quit smoking, or save money. But how about resolving to be open to new inspiration? Poetry offers an accessible read suitable for a quick browse, a languid savouring, or reading aloud.
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Stumped on what to buy for your lit-finicky family and friends this season? We're featuring hand-picked selections for your giftees (or yourself, lest we ourselves be judged) all week, from experts in poetry, short stories, mysteries, YA/kids, and fiction.
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Autumn brings with it many fine things: sweaters and their butch counterparts, sweater-vests; the return of the school year; the only season with an alias (a.k.a. 'fall'). Most importantly, though, it heralds a new season of titles from publishers across Canada, and All Lit ... Read more
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