Australian wins Montreal Poetry Prize

December 17, 2011

Here’s an article about our 2011 final announcements in the Montreal Gazette: http://www.montrealgazette.com/entertainment/move-guide/Australian+wins+Montreal+Poetry+Prize/5869906/story.html

Australian Poet Wins $50,000 Montreal International Poetry Prize

December 16, 2011

Here’s an article by Linda Leith about the Montreal Prize winner announcement in Canada’s Globe and Mail: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/arts/books/in-other-words/australian-poet-wins-50000-montreal-international-poetry-prize/article2273075/

Alumna shortlisted for prestigious international poetry prize

December 14, 2011

Here’s a piece about one of our shortlisted poets from Australia, Bronwyn Lovell:

http://alumni.news.unimelb.edu.au/alumna-shortlisted-prestigious-international-poetry-prize

Montreal international poetry prize ‘for poets by poets’

December 13, 2011

A nice article about the Montreal Prize from Cafe Babel.

http://www.cafebabel.co.uk/article/39683/montreal-international-poetry-prize-europe.html

$50,000 Montreal International Poetry Prize update

December 9, 2011

http://www.lindaleith.com/posts/2011/12/09/50-000-montreal-international-poetry-prize-update

A nice update on the Montreal Prize.

Spencer Reece reading in London

December 5, 2011

One of our shortlisted poets, Spencer Reece, gave a joint reading/screening in London on Friday, December 2. Reece read from his poems, and the screening was of a short film by James Franco that he based on Reece’s poem ‘The Clerk’s Tale’.

Rogers among international poetry prize nominees

December 2, 2011

http://www2.canada.com/victoriatimescolonist/news/arts/story.html?id=f02dcf98-1b0f-4bab-904d-e49203f74b70

More info on our shortlisted poets from Victoria, British Columbia…

Minnesota writers making news everywhere

December 1, 2011

http://www.startribune.com/entertainment/blogs/134838123.html

A reference in the Star Tribune to two of our shortlisted poets, Heid E. Erdrich and Polyxeni Angelis, both of whom are from Minnesota.

Victoria’s Poet Laureate Shortlisted for Montreal International Poetry Prize

November 22, 2011

http://www.victoria.ca/residents/artscl_ptlrt.shtml

Here’s a story about one of our shortlisted poets, Linda Rogers, who happens to the Poet Laureate of Victoria, which is the capital city of the Canadian province of British Columbia, on the Pacific coast.

“Aboriginal inmates benefit by writing, drawing”

November 3, 2011

http://www.thestarphoenix.com/entertainment/Aboriginal+inmates+benefit+writing+drawing/5624776/story.html

Here’s a story about the power poetry can have for inmates…

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