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Link to Billy-Ray Belcourt wins 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins 2018 Griffin Poetry Prize

Date: Jun 7, 2018

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins $65,000 Griffin Poetry Prize for his anthology, This Wound is a World.
Link to Billy-Ray Belcourt wins a 2018 Indigenous Voices Award

Billy-Ray Belcourt wins a 2018 Indigenous Voices Award

Date: Jun 6, 2018

Billy Ray was recognized for most significant work of poetry in English by an emerging Indigenous writer. Joshua Whitehead was also nominated.
Link to Lady Vanessa Cardona wins 2018 Canadian Individual Slam Championship

Lady Vanessa Cardona wins 2018 Canadian Individual Slam Championship

Date: Apr 30, 2018

On April 28th, Lady Vanessa won the title of Canada’s best individual slam poet at the 2018 Verses Festival of Words in Vancouver.
Link to Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate

Date: Apr 24, 2018

Calgary Arts Development and the Calgary Poet Laureate Selection Committee are pleased to announce Sheri-D Wilson as the 2018-2020 Poet Laureate.
Link to Albertan artists recognized at the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards

Albertan artists recognized at the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards

Date: Nov 1, 2017

Congratulations to Richard Harrison of Calgary and the other Albertan finalists recognized at the 2017 Governor General's Literary Awards