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April 6, 2017 in Awards

Congratulations to Sue Sinclair, Barry Dempster and Dean Steadman!!

We are very pleased to announce 3 nominated titles for this year’s League of Canadian Poets awards:   Heaven’s Thieves by Sue Sinclair for the Pat Lowther Memorial Award   Disturbing the Buddha by Barry Dempster and Après Satie – For Two and Four Hands by Dean Steadman for the…

January 8, 2015 in Celebration of Canadian Poetry

Week 2 – Roo Borson presented by George Sipos

A couple of years ago, in a long rambling conversation about poetry, Sue Sinclair and I discovered that first coming across Roo Borson’s poems had been a key moment for both of us. “Ah, I thought,” Sue remembered, “so that’s what poetry is about.” Pretty close to what I felt…

February 1, 2013 in Announcements

A Philosophy of Criticism by Sue Sinclair

Montreal poet Sue Sinclair has been named the Canadian Women in the Literary Arts’ first Resident Critic, a post she will hold for the next year. Brick Books is proud to have published 3 of her 4 poetry collections – Secrets of Weather & Hope, Mortal Arguments and Breaker. Here…

January 5, 2010 in Announcements

More kudos for Breaker by Sue Sinclair

In “Books 2009, Part 1” on his blog BELOW THE SPRUCE, poet Stephen Rowe writes about books he has read in 2009 – Breaker, Sue Sinclair: I had a chance to hear Sue Sinclair read at the March Hare literary festival in Gander his year and must say I enjoyed…

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