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March 19, 2010 in Announcements

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…

March 19, 2010 in Announcements

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…

March 14, 2010 in Announcements

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…

March 9, 2010 in Awards, Interviews, Readings & Events

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…

March 9, 2010 in Reviews

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…

March 9, 2010 in Reviews

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…

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