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Alden Nowlan Event in Woodstock

A special event in Woodstock on April 24th will offer a chance to get familiar with Alden Nowlan’s poetry.

 

Alden Nowlan: Woodstock Remembers a Great Poet, will be held at 7 P.M. The list of readers includes Jenn Carson, Lynn Davies, current UNB Writer in Residence Phil Hall and Brian Bartlett.

 

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Two Goose Lane poets longlisted for League of Canadian Poets 2019 Book Awards

Joelle Barron and Dominique Bernier-Cormier are among those longlisted in the 2019 League of Canadian Poets Book Awards on April 1, 2019.

The shortlists will be announced Tuesday, April 23. The winners will be announced in June and receive a prize of $2,000.

The League of Canadian Poets was founded in 1966 for advancement of poetry in Canada and the promotion of the interests of poets. Over 700 members are professional poets in various stages of their career who actively contribute to poetry in Canada.

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Three Goose Lane Authors Among New Brunswick Book Award Finalists 

Wayne Curtis, Herménégilde Chiasson, and Jo-Anne Elder are among the finalists for the fourth annual New Brunswick Book Awards, announced by the Writers Federation of New Brunswick on March 18, 2019.
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Hymnswitch 101

It’s publishing day for Ali Blythe’s Hymnswitch, and we couldn’t be more excited. When his debut collection, Twoism, came out in 2015 from icehouse poetry, it received critical acclaim, and Blythe continues to impress. His new release revisits themes of identity and the body again at places of recovery and transition from new emotional awareness.

We’ve gathered some of the initial reactions to the collection as well as examples of Blythe’s poetry to whet your appetite for this intimate exploration.

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These are not the potatoes of my youth 101

Happy publishing day to Matthew Walsh and their poetry collection These are not the potatoes of my youth. This collection takes a long, hard look at what queer means to them and how the world has shaped them, set against the backdrop of their grandfather’s potato garden.

We at Goose Lane Editions wanted to take some time to showcase this amazing debut and we’ve planted a few recent seeds we found online which compliment this impressive crop of poetry.

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