Clea Roberts lives on the outskirts of Whitehorse, Yukon Territory. Her debut collection of poems, Here Is Where We Disembark (Freehand Books, 2010), was a finalist for the League of Canadian Poets' Gerald Lampert Award, was nominated for the ReLit Award, and was translated into German and Japanese. Clea's poems have been published in journals and anthologies in Canada, Europe, the United States and Australia. She facilitates a workshop on poetry and grief through Hospice Yukon and is the Artistic Director of the Kicksled Reading Series.
This week All Lit Up Read the Provinces wraps up with eight authors from the Newfoundland, PEI, Northwest Territories, and Yukon. Plus, bookish Twitter divided again, and more, below.
At All Lit Up we know Canadian books to be compelling, genre-bending, out-of-the-box literature that we love to share. That's why all January long we're bringing you interviews with authors from every province and just about every territory along with excerpts from their books. ... Read more
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There's nothing scary about three season launches and two festivals this week (well, maybe that we don't have enough time to see them all!).
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This start of National Poetry Month is a good omen of things to come: tons of readings and launches this week. Plus, our namelganger Toronto Lit Up co-hosts an event with the League of Canadian Poets.
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The Fleece Era marks the debut of a strong, new writer who not only explores her own upbringing in England, but the natural world of the Yukon where she and her partner settled some years ago. Joanna Lilley writes about ordinary life and the impact that it has on the world around ... Read more
We've been going west to east for the most part on our Coast-to-Coast poetry project, but we're making a major trajectory adjustment this morning. We must now go north! We're trekking to the Yukon where poet Clea Roberts makes her home. Our featured poem is from her highly acclaimed ... Read more
We’re kicking off our 30-Day Coast-to-Coast Poetry Project (and, forgive us, but we may refer to this as CoCoPoPro). By the end of the month we'll have shared a new poem every day from a different poet, collection, and independent Canadian publisher.
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