Tom Dawe is renowned for his work in poetry, folklore, and children’s literature. The recipient of numerous awards, he has been the St. John’s Poet Laureate, and in 2012 he was named to the Order of Canada. Dawe lives in Conception Bay South, NL.
From that last story before bed to now, fairy tales have played a big part in many of our lives, creating a space for us to dream and a reason to wonder. They might look a little different now, but they certainly have not lost their place in storytelling across cultures. As ... Read more
Saturday’s Family Literacy Day, so why not cozy up with your munchkins tomorrow morning with one of these 10 read-together wonders?
Anyone who is a fan of “Canadian Literature” will agree that the province of Newfoundland has been producing some amazing literary talent for quite some time now. Way back in the 1970s, five professors at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador had already recognized ... Read more
Despite what's probably happening outside your window right now, it is actually May tomorrow, which means National Poetry Month is coming to an end. Poetry City reaches its conclusion pretty much as far east as we can get, in St. John's, Newfoundland. Breakwater has published ... Read more
Today's poem highlights our most Eastern province, the last stop in our cross-country tour, Newfoundland. Pulled from The Breakwater Book of Contemporary Newfoundland Poetry (Breakwater Books, 2013), edited by Mark Callanan and James Langer, we're featuring Mary Dalton's poem ... Read more
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