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Poetry Friday: "Departures" by M. Travis Lane

Summertime is traditionally a time devoted to vacations, and travel. Sometimes to distant lands, sometimes down the street for a barbecue.

But what if you're having a "staycation" this year. How will you travel? Through the magic offered every Poetry Friday, of course.

And so we embark upon a new poetic vacation to take our minds to places new and strange, led by our intrepid guide M. Travis Lane and her poem "Departures" (from Reckonings).

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Poetry Friday: "Cloud Puffs above a Ridge-top Barbecue Grill" by Peter Richardson

Summertime! Outdoor dining! Juicy burgers! Vegan hot dogs! Ketchup and mustard everywhere!

Let's face it, we're in the middle of another heat wave, so let us embrace it with some eating of foods in the outdoors.

So, this Poetry Friday, a'cooking we will go with Peter Richardson's "Cloud Puffs above a Ridge-top Barbecue Grill" (from Bit Parts for Fools).

And yes, we've got beer for everyone this time. 

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All the Gold Hurts My Mouth wins the 2017 ReLit Award for Poetry

July 16, 2018 – Ottawa poet Katherine Leyton has won the 2017 ReLit Award for Poetry, announced on Friday, July 13.
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Jan Wong’s APRON STRINGS Shortlisted for the 2018 Taste Canada Awards

Shortlisted for the twenty-first annual Taste Canada Awards in the Culinary Narratives category is award-winning journalist and bestselling author Jan Wong’s Apron Strings: Navigating Food and Family in France, Italy, and China.
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Winnipeg Author Michael Kaan’s THE WATER BEETLES Wins Two Manitoba Book Awards, Including McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award

On  Friday, June 15, 2018, at the 30th annual Manitoba Book Awards gala in Winnipeg, Michael Kaan was announced the winner of the Margaret Laurence Award for Fiction and the McNally Robinson Book of the Year for his debut novel, The Water Beetles.
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