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.