The winner will be announced at a gala on September 16.
Ragbar’s winning manuscript, “The Pugilist and the Sailor,” will be published in 2025.
The winner will be announced in the fall.
The investiture ceremony for appointees will take place at a later date.
The winners will be announced at a gala reception in Edmonton on September 21.
DC Reid Poets’ Grant will provide support to poets of modest means.
The 12-person judging panel comprised of authors, editors, readers, and previous winners, including Ekiuwa Aire and Globe and Mail children’s book columnist Jeffrey Canton.
Each winner receives $10,000 and promotional, marketing, and communications support from Kobo.