The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2016 (series editors Molly Peacock and Anita Lahey), guest edited by Helen Humphreys, will be published in October 2016. The following poets are the 50 contributors to this ninth edition of the anthology:
James Arthur • Joelle Barron • Hugo Beauchemin-Lachapelle (translated by Alexander Rock) • andrea bennett • Sheri Benning • Tim Bowling • Julie Bruck • Suzanne Buffam • Dani Couture • Lynn Crosbie • Kayla Czaga • Dorothy Field • Kim Fu • Michelle Good • Laurie D. Graham • Jane Eaton Hamilton • Steven Heighton • Jason Heroux • Gerald Hill • Amber Homeniuk • Maureen Hynes • Sally Ito • Amanda Jernigan • Kate Kennedy • M. Travis Lane • Jeff Latosik • Evelyn Lau • Randy Lundy • Sneha Madhavan-Reese • Lee Maracle • Stephen Maude • Cassidy McFadzean • David McGimpsey • Steve McOrmond • A.F. Moritz • Hoa Nguyen • Elise Partridge • Matt Rader • Rachel Rose • Armand Garnet Ruffo • Douglas Burnet Smith • Kilby Smith-McGregor • Karen Solie • John Steffler • Kate Sutherland • Sylvia Symons • John Terpstra • Souvankham Thammavongsa • Nick Thran • Tara-Michelle Ziniuk
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Friday, May 6, 2016
The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2015 will take place on lucky Friday, May 13, 7pm at Drawn and Quarterly (211 Bernard West). The evening features readings by poets from the Best Canadian Poetry series, including Jeff Blackman, Laura Broadbent, Susan Elmslie, Kasia Juno and Carmine Starnino. Hosted by Best Canadian Poetry series managing editor Heather Wood.
Monday, April 11, 2016
Lori A. May has written a lovely review of The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2015, guest edited by Jacob McArthur Mooney, just in time for National Poetry Month! You can read the review on the Examiner site.
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Friday, April 1, 2016
Monday, March 21, 2016
Monday, January 4, 2016
Brick Books' Celebration of Canadian Poetry, Best Canadian Poetry Series Editor Molly Peacock has written a special guest post on Governor-General's Award-winning poet, Stephanie Bolster. Bolster guest edited The Best Canadian Poetry in English, 2008, the inaugural edition of the series. Read Molly's post here.