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Largely Literary Linkage: Interview, classifieds, rewriting and game design

April is Poetry Month, rejoice! Read poetry! Read about poets! Go to poetry readings! Write poetry! It’s all good stuff. Maybe get some Canadiana in there? Though Canadians no longer seem to know who they read. Which is troubling. There’s always the Griffin Poetry Prize shortlist, which recently announced, both Canadian and international. Congrats to …

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Suburbs, porn, contraception, geeks, and a pink lake

Ah, the smell of leaves and awards in the air…Yup, still fall. The winners of this year’s Governor General’s Literary Awards have been announced, and congratulations are due to Linda Spalding for English Fiction (The Purchase) and Julie Bruck for English Poetry (Monkey Ranch). There are numerous other categories of winners for works in both …

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Literary bars, hedgehogs, horses, dolphins, and William Shatner

Congratulations to Tamas Dobozy who won the Writers’ Trust prize for fiction for Siege 13, and to Alex Pugsley, who won the Journey Prize for “Crisis on Earth X,” published in The Dalhousie Review. Chad Pelley has more on the winners on Salty Ink, and Lynn Coady offer’s a juror’s perspective on Open Book Ontario. …

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