Jane Munro is a Canadian poet, writer, and educator. Her sixth poetry collection Blue Sonoma (Brick Books) won the 2015 Griffin Poetry Prize. Her previous books include Active Pass (Pedlar Press), Point No Point (McClelland & Stewart), and Grief Notes & Animal Dreams (Brick Books).
Social distancing didn't stop us from featuring some pretty great authors on the blog this week: Raquel Fletcher talks about diversity in Quebec; Brian Orend talks Epilepsy and writing; and Jane Munro contemplates the relationship between deep listening and poetry. Plus we've ... Read more
The iceberg of consciousness …
Once, I asked workshops of undergraduate and graduate poetry students to complete the following statement: “Learning to write poetry is like ….”
The undergrads chose similes involving eyes and hands and minds. They said writing poetry is ... Read more
Did someone say festival season? Eden Mills, and Word on the Streets Halifax and Saskatoon are all this week, plus great readings and signings.
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Happy New Year, all! We've got a couple of events to kick off literary 2016 in Toronto and Vancouver this week.
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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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After a tense day yesterday, the stakes seemed even higher today as we get closer and closer to a winner being crowned in this year's Canada Reads. Each of the three remaining titles were put in the hot seat today as questions of literary merit, privilege, and subtly. Unfortunately ... Read more
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