Creative Saskatchewan Announces Grant Recipients

April 2nd, 2014

Creative Saskatchewan released the list of recipients from the second intake of its juried grant programs and from its rolling intake programs.

Details of the recipients can be found in this Recipient List 2013-2014 as of March 26. and in this Creative Saskatchewan APRIL 2.

Congratulations to Saskatchewan’s creative producers, and a huge thank you to Creative Saskatchewan for supporting creative production and marketing!

Coteau Books’ April Events

April 2nd, 2014

Looking for something to do while trying to decide if spring will EVER come to Saskatchewan?

Check out these hot events from Coteau books!

Saskatoon Event: It’s About Surviving
Lauren Carter with Anne Lazurko
What does a novel about an unwed mother in 1906 Saskatchewan have to do with a speculative fiction about a dystopian near-future? Find out as Anne Lazurko, SBA-nominated author of Dollybird, joins Lauren Carter, author of Swarm, for an evening of readings!
Thursday April 3, 7.00 p.m.
At McNally Robinson Booksellers, Saskatoon

Regina event: The Trouble With Beauty
Bruce Rice with Dennis J Evans
Given all that we have done to the lands that we live in, is it still possible to write honestly about Beauty? Join Bruce Rice for the launch of his latest poetry collection, inspired by his travels along Seven Bridges Road and in the Eastend/Cypress Hills area. Dennis J Evans showcases his photographs that accompany Bruce’s collection.
Thursday April 10th, 7.30 p.m.


Way to go, Hagios Press!

April 1st, 2014

Not ONE but TWO Hagios Press titles have been selected as finalists for the 2014 Gerald Lampert Memorial Award for best first book by a Canadian Poet!

Congratulations to
- Laurie D. Graham, author of Rove
- Murray Reiss, author of The Survival Rate of Butterflies in the Wild

Both of these titles are part of the Strike Fire New Authors Series. Hagios Press established the Strike Fire New Author Series in 2011 and publishes up to two books in the Strike Fire Series each year. Manuscripts considered for the Strike Fire New Author Series are gathered through a call for nation-wide submissions.

Complete list of finalists for the Gerald Lampert Award:

- the place of scraps, by Jordan Abel (Talonbooks)
- Rove, by Laurie D. Graham (Hagios Press)
- Light Light, by Julie Joosten (BookThug)
- Surge Narrows, by Emilia Nielsen (Leaf Press)
- The Survival Rate of Butterflies in the Wild, by Murray Reiss (Hagios Press)
- Incarnate, by Juleta Severson-Baker (Frontenac House Poetry)

The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award is given in the memory of Gerald Lampert, an arts administrator who organized authors’ tours and took a particular interest in the work of new writers. The award recognizes the best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year. The award carries a $1,000 prize.

The 2014 Gerald Lampert Award Jury:

- Keith Garebian
- Carl Leggo
- Pearl Pirie

Winners of these awards will be announced on June 7, 2014, during a special ceremony at the LCP Annual Poetry Festival and Conference, to be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Hotel in downtown Toronto.

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