I am so thrilled to announce that my poem “Afternoon Baklava” was an honourable mention in the 2020 John Newlove Poetry Award. Many thanks to the lovely Amanda Earl, Dina Del Bucchia and Bywords for this wonderful opportunity! Huge congrats to Megan Misztal, this year’s award recipient, and to the other honourable mentions Ken Marchant and Judy Marks. If you missed the live event, check it out here:
Congrats to David Groulx for his amazing work and to Kimberly Sunstrum for her amazing voice! Many thanks to the Ottawa International Writers Festival and the Ottawa Public Library for putting this event together. Thanks to all those who tuned in. With gratitude and love.