Month: March, 2010

Two Sawchuk poems

by Bruce McCurdy on March 17, 2010 From the Copper & Blue – For Edmonton Oilers fans – Randall Maggs has hockey in his blood and poetry in his heart. The two combine in stunning fashion in his splendid book Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems. An Alberta native with roots in Edmonton and Vermilion, Maggs grew […]

An interview with Randall Maggs

by Bruce McCurdy from The Copper & Blue – For Edmonton Oilers fans – The unincorporated village of Floral, Saskatchewan, has a fame in the hockey world wholly incommensurate with its tiny size. It is of course the birthplace of Gordie Howe, greatest player of his day – “day” being loosely defined as a third […]

Margaret Avison honoured in new program of commemorative plaques by Heritage Toronto and the Toronto Legacy Project

Mayor David Miller launches new plaques program On March 4th at City Hall, Heritage Toronto and the Toronto Legacy Project launched a new program of commemorative plaques. Each blue plaque will mark a site where a notable artist, scientist, or thinker lived or worked. Joining Mayor David Miller were Grace Westcott and poet and author […]

Randall Maggs reads from Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems across Canada

Come out and meet Randall Maggs – Winner of the Kobzar Literary Award 2010, Winterset Award 2008, E.J. Pratt Poetry Prize 2009 and Globe 100 book for his book Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems. Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems recounts the personal and public life of Terry Sawchuk, famous goalie of the NHL Original Six. […]

Heritage Toronto and the Toronto Legacy Project launch new plaque program

March 3, 2010 –  Blue plaques highlight the contributions of artists, thinkers, scientists Heritage Toronto and the Toronto Legacy Project, in partnership, are launching a new program of commemorative plaques that celebrates the bygone lives that helped to build the city of today.  Each plaque will mark a site where a notable artist, scientist, or […]

Agnes Walsh and Randall Maggs nominated for the 2009 Heritage and History Book Award

WRITERS’ ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES SHORTLIST FOR THE 2009 HERITAGE AND HISTORY BOOK AWARD (March 9, 2010 – St. John’s, NL) The Writers’ Alliance of Newfoundland and Labrador presents the Heritage and History Book Award for a work of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, or children’s/young adult literature that exemplifies excellence in the interpretation of the history and heritage […]

2 radio interviews – Randall Maggs about Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems

CBC radio Corner Brook interviews Randall Maggs, the recipient of the $25,000 Kobzar Literary Award for 2010, for his acclaimed hockey saga Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems.  March 8, 2010 For the full podcast, see http://castroller.com/podcasts/TheWestCoast/1507452-March%208/10Randall%20Maggs/Literary%20Award CBC radio Gander interviews Randall Maggs – Leigh Anne Power is the host of the Central Morning Show – […]

International Women’s Day: a celebration in poetry – Hooked by Carolyn Smart

http://indextrious.blogspot.com/2010/03/international-womens-day-celebration-in.html – Happy International Women’s Day! Hope all of you had a great day and celebrated in some way. For my part, I read this wonderful collection of poetry: Hooked / Carolyn Smart London, ON: Brick Books, c2009. 120 p. This collection is made up of 7 monologues, all recreating or reinhabiting women who struggled […]

International Women’s Day: a celebration in poetry – Hooked by Carolyn Smart

http://indextrious.blogspot.com/2010/03/international-womens-day-celebration-in.html Happy International Women’s Day! Hope all of you had a great day and celebrated in some way. For my part, I read this wonderful collection of poetry: Hooked / Carolyn Smart London, ON: Brick Books, c2009. 120 p. This collection is made up of 7 monologues, all recreating or reinhabiting women who struggled with […]

Radio interview – Randall Maggs about Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems

CBC radio Corner Brook interviews Randall Maggs, the recipient of the $25,000 Kobzar Literary Award for 2010, for his acclaimed hockey saga Night Work: The Sawchuk Poems. For the full podcast, see http://castroller.com/podcasts/TheWestCoast/1507452-March%208/10Randall%20Maggs/Literary%20Award

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