Lucas Crawford, born in Halifax and raised in rural Nova Scotia, is a poet and assistant professor of English literature at the University of New Brunswick. Crawford has published three books, including Sideshow Concessions (Invisible Publishing, 2015), which won the Robert Kroetsch Award for Innovative Poetry, and Transgender Architectonics (a scholarly monograph). Crawford lives in Fredericton, NB.
This week we shared our summer reading picks, chatted with publisher Book*hug Press about our #ALUbookclub pick Polar Vortex, talked writing and rituals with Gary Barwin, and more!
This week we took a poetry break with a new collection, admired artwork by an Anishinabe artist, binged Hallmark Christmas movies (you're welcome) to bring you our literary follow-up reads, and more!
This week, we're Careen-ing to readings across the country, including two featuring Carolyn Smart, poet of Careen.
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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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There's tons going on this week, including Vancouver Writers' Fest, our second LPG40 event, this time in Montreal, and the International Festival of Authors in Toronto and surrounding area. BUT: if you go and do anything this week, make sure you VOTE first. VOTE. VOTE. VOTE. ... Read more
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