I learned late last night who won the Griffin Poetry Prize. The Canadian prize went to David W. McFadden for his book What's the Score? and the international prize went to Ghassan Zaqtan and translator Fady Joudah for Like a Straw Bird It Follows Me, and Other Poems. Congratulations! Again, if you're a poetry lover, go to the Griffen… Continue reading And the Winners Are….
I've mentioned in an earlier post that I have begun writing over the past several years. Reading and hearing poetry is a large part of my education as I learn to develop my capacity to write poetry--to closely observe life and put the observations into words. Last night I went to Koerner Hall in… Continue reading Griffin Poetry Prize