Arc Poetry Magazine has announced the shortlist for the Archibald Lampman Award, an annual prize recognizing the year’s best English-language poetry collection written by an Ottawa-region resident.
Selected by jurors Priscila Uppal, Andris Taskans, and Robin Richardson, the three finalists are:
- Christine McNair, Conflict (BookThug)
- Nina Berkhout, Elseworlds (Seraphim Editions)
- E. Russell Smith, Petroglyph Beach (TheRightEyedDeer Press)
The $1,500 award will be presented Oct. 22 at the Ottawa Book Awards.