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League of Canadian Poets announce award winners

The League of Canadian Poets revealed the winners for its three annual awards June 8 at the LCP Poetry Festival and Conference in Toronto.

The Pat Lowther Memorial Award is given for a book of poetry by a Canadian woman published in the preceding year. The Gerald Lampert Memorial Award recognizes the best first book of poetry published by a Canadian in the preceding year. The Raymond Souster Award is given for a book of poetry by an LCP member published in the preceding year. Each award carries a $1,000 prize.

Pat Lowther Memorial Award
Song and Spectacle, Rachel Rose (Harbour Publishing)

Gerald Lampert Memorial Award
Notebook M, Gillian Savigny (Insomniac Press)

Raymond Souster Award 
The New Measures, A.F. Moritz (House of Anansi Press)