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Winners announced for the 2020 Poetry Awards

The League of Canadian Poets have announced the winners of the 2020 Poetry Awards. Each winner receives $2,000.

Gerald Lampert Memorial Award (first book of poetry) 
Jurors: Ben Ladouceur, Robin Richardson, and Anna Yin

  • Float and Scurry, Heather Birrell (Anvil Press/A Feed Dog Book)

Pat Lowther Memorial Award (book by a female Canadian poet)
Jurors: Annick MacAskill, Billeh Nickerson, and Soraya Peerbaye

Raymond Souster Award (book of poetry by a League of Canadian Poets member)
Jurors: Jim Johnstone, Randy Lundy, and Suzanne Zelazo

Sheri-D Wilson Golden Beret Award (spoken word poet)
Jurors:
Hal Hart, Johnny MacRae, and Tanya Neumeyer

  • Charlie C Petch